Whether looking for books, articles, or other formats, searching involves using relevant terms and reliable resources.
This guide from Cornell University's library gives ideas for search terms.
This guide from MIT's library differentiates subject headings and keywords.
Use this guide for tips on research, including evaluating resources.
This Cultural Information Index is a collaborative effort of SUNY Fredonia entities. It provides a variety of terms and definitions.
Primary sources are those that come directly from the time of a historical event.
Cooper, G.M., North Star (Rochester, NY), Feb. 26, 1852 (from Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers database)
The Indian's Friend, Jan. 1891 (from Indigenous Peoples of North America database)
See Reed Library's Primary Sources guide for a list of databases and additional information about accessing primary sources.
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