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AMST 225/HIST 225 American Indian History to 1871: Getting Started

Citation in History

The most commonly used citation style in historical scholarship is Chicago, notes and bibliography. Check out our Citation Guide for other styles, and more in-depth information about Chicago. For help with citing primary sources, see this resource from the Library of Congress.

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America: History and Life with Full Text

Scholarly journals, books, and dissertations covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from before European contact to the present.

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Collection of newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage and documentaries.

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DPLA materials come from America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of these are freely available and include; photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, etc.

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Online catalog of materials owned by the library at Macalester College and libraries worldwide. Search for books, journal titles, videos, DVDs, articles, and much more. Macalester Worldcat will indicate which library (including Macalester) owns a particular item. Use the Interlibrary Loan button to ask for items owned by other libraries.

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