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History: Welcome

The study of the past. Includes the social and political history of America and the world.

What's in This Guide


In this library guide for history research, you will find:

Database Articles

  • Journal databases to discover articles about history

Books & Films

  • Catalog to find books, videos, and more in the library
  • Catalog to find books to borrow from other libraries
  • Ebooks to read online or on an ebook reader
  • Streaming films


  • Online academic encyclopedias to find background information and overviews of history topics

Primary Sources

  • Databases and digital initiatives with primary historical sources
  • Resources to find regional, national, and international news

Chicago Manual of Style

  • Handouts and websites for the Chicago Manual of style
  • Information about citation management tools, such as Zotero

Ask Us

Reference Desk: (651) 793-1614
General information: (651) 793-1616

History Liaison Librarian


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Contact:  Dawn Wing,  LibrarianLibrary- Room 324
St. Paul Campus