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History Research Guide: Get started

About this guide

These pages point to Library resources and services relevant to the research done by the History Department, University of Waterloo.

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American National Biography has entries on
Billie Holiday; Mark Twain; Jacqueline Onassis; Malcolm X, ...  And SO many more.

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.

Start with a solid foundation

To get started on your topic, use these resources to find quality entries that include recommend readings.

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 

Liaison librarian

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