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HISE 3613: History of World War 1 (Unangst) Spring 2023 3613-01

Librarian: Mary Lynn Bensen

Finding Background Information

Reference books (encyclopedias, handbooks, chronologies) are valuable sources of information.

  • Brief overviews
  • Important concepts, names, and dates
  • Lists of sources for further reading
  • Free photocopying at Reference Desk
  • Do not generally count as required sources

Cambridge Histories Online

This database includes the complete text of over 350 scholarly titles in the Cambridge History Series. Each title is also listed individually in the library’s online catalog.  Use the alphabetical title list under Databases on the library web site to link to Cambridge Histories Online.

Biographical Information

Biography and Genealogy Index                                                                                            Under Databases on library website

   Provides citations to sources of biographical information.

Encyclopedia of World Biography                                                                                          Ref CT 103 E56 1997

European Historical Biography                                                                                               Ref CT 759 R47 1992