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History Research Guide: Get started

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This guide describes the Library's resources and services relevant to the study and research done by the History Department, University of Waterloo.

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Encyclopedias, handbooks, national biographies, bibliographies and other reference sources

The American National Biography features Billie Holiday; Mark Twain; Jacqueline Onassis; Malcolm X, ...  And SO many more.

History research databases of scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles

Find articles on your topic that historians have published. From your search results, click on "Get it @ Waterloo"  to link to the articles subscribed to by Waterloo Library.

Graduate student information

Liaison librarian

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Jane Forgay
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