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HIST 299 Research Guide : Home

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Research and Reference Help From a Librarian


This HIST 299 Guide has been developed to make sure you have the information you need to find sources, both in print and electronically in the library.

This guide will:

  • Provide information on finding books, articles and more using OneSearch
  • Show you the best databases to use for history
  • Recommend websites to use for history research
  • Provide some attached handouts to aid your research

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

The linked PDF handout below shows the differences between primary and secondary sources with tips for finding primary sources in the Ort Library.

Historic Map

United States and Canada map, 1847.


Subject Guide

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Sean Henry
Lewis J. Ort Library
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532

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