This research guide has been created to specifically help students enrolled in Prof. Gomez's History 200 course. For additional information on navigating library resources during the Spring 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, please go to Remote Access to Library Services and Resources. Please don't hesitate to ask for research help!
Encyclopedias and other reference resources are excellent places to start your research! You usually can expect to find the following important information in articles in subject encyclopedias:
Tip: Specialized encyclopedias sometimes include excerpts of primary source materials!
Both of the subject encyclopedias listed below are the standard reference resources for U.S. history.
The following list is just a sampling of the specialized subject encyclopedias available to you. Ask Peggy Burge for recommendations if you can't find what you need.