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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 200B: Race and the City

Introduces history majors to basic research library concepts (you should master before History 498). Provides both a broad overview of the source types collected by research libraries, and also lists specific sources relevant to research for this course.

Types of Sources & How to Find Them: Primary Sources

Types of Sources & How to Find Them: Secondary Sources

Why Use Anything Other Than Google?

Analyzing a Topic

Search Queries in Library Databases