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History 364 - The Black Atlantic: Finding Books & Scholarly Articles

Background Information

When identifying and developing your topic, try stating it as a question.  Then pick out the keywords or main concepts in your question.  Look up your keywords in subject encyclopedias and dictionaries to set the context for your research.


Finding journals

If you already have a citation (like from a bibliography or "works cited" page) then follow this link to see if Whitman has access to the article you're looking for.

Inter-Library Loan (ILLiad)

Have you signed up for Inter-Library Loan (ILLiad) so that you can request materials, especially journal articles, from other libraries?  Articles usually arrive within 5 business days; other items may take 4-6 weeks. 

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