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.

Historiography Tip

Literature Reviews or Review Essays can be paydirt for the historian. These journal articles often consist of a historiographci review of a number of works on a similar topic or theme.  

Try adding phrases such as "review essay" or "historiographical essay" to your search terms. Some example searches:

Find Book Reviews

Many of our article databases have a way to limit your search to book reviews, even if they are not llisted below.

Writing Book Reviews