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Using the University Archives for my research paper: Searching the Archives Database-BASIC

Quick reference on how to prepare yourself to use the University Archives

Basic Search

Make sure you have a topic. If you are allowed to select your own topic, choose a topic that is interesting to you.
Go to our database. http://www.library.illinois.edu/archives/
Enter your topic into the search box

If you don't retrieve many results, you may want to try the "Advanced" search. See "Researching within our Archives Database (ADVANCED) tab"