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HSS 201 - Age of Exploration: Introduction & Reference Sources

Reference Databases

Research Tip

Research is a process that takes TIME.  Start early and do a little bit each day.  You will NOT have a thesis statement after one day in the library.  You need to learn a little bit about your topic before you can develop an argument!

Welcome to the Age of Exploration OWHL Guide

Welcome to the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library and the History 201 OWHL Guide on the Age of Exploration.

Below is a list of reference sources available in the Garver Room and online to help you get started on your research.

If you have any questions, please see one of the librarians at the Help Desk!

 

 

Right: Map of the World by John Speed. 1626. Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division.

Reference Sources

Here's a list of selected specialized reference books (available in the Garver Room) you may want to consider: