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HIST 2600: The Nazis and the Final Solution

VIDEO: Searching for Secondary Sources

Research Tips

When using Academic Search Premier and Historical Abstracts, be sure to use "and" between the terms.  (E.g. Black death and Italy)
Quotation Marks...
When using JSTOR an AND is automatically inserted between every word. To keep words together as a phrase, use quotation marks. (E.g. "Black death" Italy) 
An asterisk at the end of a word can find alternate endings. (E.g. Jew* will find Jew, Jews, Jewish, etc)

Library Catalog Search Box

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



Use these databases to search for journal articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays.

LC Subject Headings

When you find one good book on your topic, look at the Subjects (or Subject Headings) assigned to that book in the catalog record. Below are some examples of Library of Congress subject headings that might be helpful to you. 

Accessing e-books through the Internet Archive (