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History Research Guide: Get started

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.

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

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

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