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History - General

This guide is intended to help you get started with finding relevant information related to your history class or topics of interest.

Types of Resources

Web Resources  vs  Research/Academic Databases
  • Anyone can contribute
  • Contains peer-reviewed articles
  • Information may not be accurate
  • Written by experts
  • Information may be outdated
  • Reviewed by experts
  • Author may be biased
  • Vendors & publishers credible
  • Information not reviewed by experts


Evaluating Information - Apply the CRAAP Test