HIST 5023: Historical Methods

This guide assists with identifying and researching topics for historical study including how to find and use primary and secondary resources.

Welcome

"History," Mosaic from the Library of Congress

"History" mosiac,  Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building.  Source: myloc.gov

This guide is designed to help history students conduct research, find and use primary and secondary sources, and organize their work. It has been tailored to fit the needs of graduate students taking Historical Methods (HIST 5023), but the information is useful for anyone conducting historical research.

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Research Desk

The librarians at the Research Desk can assist you with finding published articles and books on your topic and in locating materials in other libraries.

Special Collections

The archivists in Special Collections can help you locate and use manuscript collections as well as the many published books in the Arkansas and Rare Books Collections.

  • local: 479-575-8444
  • toll-free: 866-818-8115 (ask for Special Collections)
  • email: specoll@uark.edu
 
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