The videos below offer an introduction to Booth Library as well as instruction on how to access services and materials. Please review these items to better understand the basics of our library services.
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Primary sources are contemporary documents that are associated with the historical event. Examples of primary sources include diaries, letters, and other contemporary accounts. Booth librarians have created a more detailed guide to finding and using primary sources. Use this tutorial for a quick introduction to finding primary research material.
Booth library provides access to many different databases containing high-quality scholarly research for your use. Most of the research is accessible in full-text (the whole article) as either HTML or PDF format. Two multidisciplinary databases that are used across many humanities and social-science disciplines are Project Muse and JSTOR. Below you will find links to tutorial videos on beginning research in these resources.