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HIST 72H : Women's Voices: 20th Century European History in Female Memory: Important Resources

Searching for Sources Effectively

Follow the Bibliographic Trail: One proven method for gathering reliable information efficiently is to follow the citations or references from one source to another. The author's bibliography can lead you to other sources on the topic.

Identify Keywords: Before searching the Library Catalog or other databases, take a few minutes to write down all the words that describe your topic. Use these words in keyword or Boolean searches.

Subject Headings: If you find an interesting title in the Library Catalog, open the record and scroll down to alternate Subject Headings. Click on the link and it will take you to additional materials in the Library Catalog with the same subject/topic. 

Search Strategy Worksheet from Humboldt State University

About this Guide

This guide provides links to important primary and secondary sources relating to Women's Voices: Twentieth Century European History in Female Memory. 


These databases are good starting points for finding journal articles for your research for this course.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Finding Books

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