Welcome: Your Research and Idea of Process Research
Hello! Welcome to the Course Guide for CGU History 300: Doing History and Being A Historian"
This guide and our workshop session are meant to help introduce you to history research at The Library of the Claremont Colleges and beyond. It is not meant as an exhaustive guide.
The main scholarly guides in history are America: History and Life (which covers the US and Canada) and Historical Abstracts (which covers everywhere except for the US and Canada, back to 1450). For more databases, consult the guides below.
What this guide does have to offer some additional tips and links to a review Research Tutorial, Research strategies, and Writing and Citing Below there is also a section on finding journals or textbooks your assignment for History 300.
Above all, Librarians are here to help you. Please do not hesitate to contact Lisa (Special Collections) or Adam (History Subject Specialist) or other librarians).
The best way to find textbooks is to find titles on Google and search from them on The Library Catalog. Please note that our current ability to borrow print resources may be limited and textbooks are often not available electronically.