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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

Try searching in Omni, the Library's catalogue. You will find books, chapters in books, articles, reports, and more.
Tip: select the second radio button to limit your results to electronic.


Encyclopedias, biographies, bibliographies

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

History databases

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.

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.

More information about the Tri-U History Libraries 

Liaison librarian

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Jane Forgay
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