Books: Use the Library Catalog
EBSCO Discovery Service Tutorials
Learn how to search the Google like search box for resources in the Henderson Library.
Library Research Modules
Learn how to use the library from 10 self-paced modules that include: : Introduction to Research : Select Library Terminology : Search Stratagies : GALILEO : GIL: Library Catalog : Internet & Other Resources : Evaluationg Sources, Critical Thinking, Active Reading : Citation Styles and Giving Credit : Copyright & Fair Use : Need Help?
In the First Person
In the First Person is a free, high quality professionally published (Alexander Street Press, LLC), in-depth index of more than 3,350 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. It allows searching thousands of pages of full-text by more than 15,000 individuals from all walks of life. It contains pointers to some 3,500 audio and video fles and 30,000 bibliographic records.
Mosby's Rangers : a record of the operations of the Forty-third Battalion Virginia Cavalry from its organization to the surrender, from the diary of a private, supplemented and verified with official reports of federal officers and also of Mosby
Primary Source Gateway Sites
This is a selected list of websites containing primary source materials.
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Each Public Papers volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States that were issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period. The material is presented in chronological order, and the dates shown
Public papers of the presidents of the United States
Available in print covering years 1956-1992 and online beginning in 1991. See link under this category to access this source online.
The Hotchkiss Map Collection
The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the G
American periodicals, 1741-1900 : an index to the microfilm collections--American periodicals 18th century, American periodicals, 1800-1850, American periodicals, 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction
Historical statistics of the United States [electronic resource] : colonial times to 1970.
Electronic version of The statistical history of the United States, from colonial times to the present
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
A tutorial prepared by the University Library at the University of Southern Mississippi. For additional resources regarding plagiarism and citing sources, see the selection of resources under the subject Academic Integrity in EagleSource.
The Chaco Archive
Welcome to the Chaco Digital Initiative! CDI is a collaborative effort to create a digital archive that will integrate much of the widely dispersed archaeological data collected from Chaco Canyon in the late 1890s and the first half of the 20th century.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (BETA)
Welcome to Chronicling America, enhancing access to America's historic newspapers. This site allows you to search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is
Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web
This book provides a plainspoken and thorough introduction to the web for historians—teachers and students, archivists and museum curators, professors as well as amateur enthusiasts—who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and improve
The European Society for Environmental History
The ESEH is a scholarly society that was founded in 1999 to promote environmental history in Europe, by encouraging and supporting research, teaching and publications in the field. The society aims to stimulate dialog between humanistic scholarship, environmental science and other disciplines.
History Departments Around the World
We hope that this list will help you find ideas for creating departmental web pages, let you look in on or locate colleagues, conduct historical research, or help out with a graduate or undergraduate application. Of course, if you know of a department tha
History Matters: The US Survey Course on the Web
Topics (find resources matching ALL checked topics, i.e. each resource must be in topic 1 AND topic 2 AND...):
Identifying Primary and Secondary Sources
A guide from the Main Library Indiana University.
Library Research Using Primary Sources
A guide to primary sources from UC Berkeley Library.
Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe
This project involves the creation of a hypertext archive of narratives, medical consilia, governmental records, religious and spiritual writings and images documenting the arrival, impact and response to the problem of epidemic disease in Western Europe
Primary Sources Links
A guide to primary sources from the Pleasant Valley High School Library in Monroe County Pennsylvania.
Primary Sources on the WEB (UCBerkeley)
Primary sources enable the researcher to get as close as possible to what actually happened during an historical event or time period. Primary sources were either created during the time period being studied, or were created at a later date by a particip
The Sixties Project
For Scholars, Sixties Survivors & Casual Surfers
Social Justice: History & Education
The Social Justice History and Education electronic archive (project of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia) aims to provide reliable scholarly documentary and simulations of the United States Civil Rights Movem
State Digital Resources: Memory Projects, Online Encyclopedias, Historical & Cultural Materials Collections
The Library of Congress American Memory project and other digital initiatives provide free access through the Internet to the treasures of the Library’s collections that document America’s history, culture, and creativity. Across the country, the archives, cultural institutions, museums, and libraries of many states are collaborating to create similar projects. They provide unprecedented access to materials that document local and regional growth and development as well as a look at the cultures and traditions that have made individual states and communities unique. The following is a compilation of state and regional digital projects and collaborations identified thus far. For each project, the primary institution or institutions overseeing the project are noted. The list will expand as new projects become available.
The Waters of the City of Rome: Aquae Urbis Romae
Aquae Urbis Romae is an interactive cartographic history of the relationships between hydrological and hydraulic systems and their impact on the urban development of Rome, Italy.
What are Primary and Secondary Sources?
A guide from the University of New Hampshire.
Zach's Bookmarks for CLASS
Selected Websites for CLASS