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LBST 2301: Carolina in the Trenches

How-To Video: Searching for Secondary Sources

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary means written at or near the time of the historical event.

Secondary means written many years later, probably by a scholar researching the historical event.

Article Databases

Google Scholar


Library Catalog Search Box

Search for books, articles, and more through our library search system.


Finding a Book on the Shelf

Library of Congress Subject Headings

World War One Podcasts (OUP)

Oxford University Press presents a new podcast series commemorating the centennial of the United States entering World War One. Each episode is hosted by Thomas Zeiler and features engaging dialogue from a variety of Oxford University Press authors.