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About this guide
This guide describes the Library's resources and services relevant to the research and teaching done by the History Department, University of Waterloo.
Omni, the Library's catalogue
Search in Omni, the Library's catalogue. You will find books, chapters in books, articles, and more. Sign in and request from the options available.
Top three search strategies
This infographic shows you how "quotation marks" and wild card (?) and truncation (*) symbols can make a big difference in the results you retrieve.
Tri-U History Graduate program: library resources and services
Access to resources at each of the three libraries
... is available to members of the Tri-University History Graduate program. Check your university to register and log in to the other sites.
History research guides of the other Tri-U History Libraries
Explore the history-related resources held by the other libraries in the program.
Research assistant (RA) "proxy" cards
Are you an RA? Ask the faculty member you are working for to submit a "Research assistant proxy card" form. Once processed, you will be able to use a separate library account (rather then your own) to keep track of this work.
More information about the Tri-U History Libraries
Encyclopedias, biographies, bibliographies
The American National Biography features Billie Holiday; Mark Twain; Jacqueline Onassis; Malcolm X, ... And SO many more.