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Historian's Craft/Historiography (33-301/33-601): Home

What's in this guide?


  • Search for scholarly articles in history and the humanities
  • Learn what options are available for requesting articles from other libraries (libraries outside of B. D. Owens library)


  • Books and videos/CDs to check out at Northwest
  • Books to borrow from other libraries

Primary sources - books

  • Learn how to identify books and other materials that can be used as primary sources
  • Learn how to search library catalogs for primary source materials

​Primary Sources - databases

  • Lean how to use databases to locate primary sources
  • Use rubric to evaluate primary sources

Primary sources - web

  • Learn what websites containing primary source materials are approved by the department


  • Examples of Turabian 8th edition of notes/bibliography examples

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project


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Becky Meneely
Northwest Missouri State University
B.D. Owens Library
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