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Use these resources to find ...
|scholarly articles from history journals
|journal, magazine, and newspaper results with a multidisciplinary approach
journal, magazine, and newspaper results with a multidisciplinary approach
|sources of all format types, but strongest in article source materials
|sources of all format types, but strongest in reference source material
|sources covering ongoing historical issues affecting the world
article citations. (You may not find full text links to articles (pdfs). If this is the case, check citations in the Library's databases or request them via interlibrary loan.)
if NSCC Libraries have full text access to a particular journal in print or online (search by journal title)
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Review criteria for evalauting sources for use in academic level research before venturing out into the wonderful wild west of the Internet.
C Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)
CB History of Civilization
CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals.
CE Technical Chronology. Calendar.
CN Inscriptions. Epigraphy.
CT Biography (General)
D History (General)
DA Great Britain
DAW Central Europe
DB Austria. Hungary. Czechoslovakia
DE The Greco-Roman World
DH Low Countries. Benelux Countries
DJ Netherlands (Holland)
DJK Eastern Europe (General)
DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics. Poland
DL Northern Europe. Scandinavia
DP Spain. Portugal
DR Balkan Peninsula. Turkey
DU Oceanina (South Seas)
E-F History: America
E United States (General)
F United States local history. Canada. Latin America