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HIS 2500: Historical Research and Writing


Booth Library is a large academic library with a book and electronic collection to support research in all courses offered by the university, including History courses. The library resources include reference materials, books, journals, and online full-text databases. Books and journal articles may be obtained from other libraries by using interlibrary loan.

A list of selected works for HIS 2500, including the research and writing of history as well as on John Brown and other antebellum reformers, that are held by the library can be found here.

Searching the EIU Library Catalog

To find books, ebooks, videos, and other materials held in the library use the EIU Library Catalog

To search the catalog enter search terms in the search box and use the drop box to narrow the search. 

The search results may be narrowed by using the limiting tools on the right hand side of the page.

Click on the item title to bring up the bibliographic record. The item's location, call number, and status are needed to find it in Booth Library.


Web-based primary resources

A list of web-based primary resource collections recommended for HIS 2500 is available here.
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