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HIST 417: Making of Modern America

Digital Reference Collections

These library databases contain digital copies of encyclopedias. The articles found within contain broad overviews can be used to identify timelines, events, and people that can be used to structure your research plan and discover additional sources. See below for examples of specific encyclopedias. In addition to finding encyclopedias in the databases below, you can find encyclopedias in Search It, or find encyclopedia articles by selecting Reference Entries under Type.


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