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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 498D/495D: The Family in History


This guide provides a broad overview of the types of resources you might use while working on your assignment for this class. Because the University of Illinois Library has such a large collection (24 million items in a wide variety of formats, including 13 million books, 9 million microforms, 120,000 periodicals, and 650,000 maps), beginning your research can sometimes be daunting. This guide will help you find the resources you need in a large, research library.

If you have any questions about this guide, or about your research for this class, please don't hesitate to contact us:

History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library

Celestina Savonius-Wroth, Ph.D., History Librarian

Image by Godsey from Monkmeyer and Talmage C. Johsnon, from the digital collection Protestant Family at Duke University.
Guide by: Geoffrey Ross, Collections and Services Specialist, 333-9558,