HST 1001: World History
Books in the Main Stacks
Try a keyword search on your topic. If it’s a name or a phrase, put it in quotes to get more relevant results. If you’re stuck for keywords to use, do some background research on your topic in encyclopedias and other reference sources.
Or try one of these subject searches of our catalog.
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Women in world history:a biographical encyclopedia.
Chambers biographical dictionary.
Hammond atlas of world history.
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Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
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This link below takes you to a list of journals that can be found within our databases. Journals listed may or may not be full text.
- ODCI Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
A directory of world leaders published by the Central Intelligence Agency.
- Area Studies
Country information. Type in the name of a country.
- World Health Organization World Health Organization
Click on "Countries" on the top banner to locate country-specific information.
Lists heads of state and government. There is an “Index” listing Foreign Ministers for all countries and a “Chronicle of relevant events since 1996.”
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