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HSS 300 - 1865-1945 in the US: Secondary Sources - E-Books, Journal Articles & Websites

This guide is intended for students enrolled in the second term of U.S. History.

Quick Links

Databases - Journal Articles, Magazines, Popular Press

Find E-Books

E-Book Databases: 

**In Noodleools, under new source, answer the questions like this for the correct citation form:  "Where is it?" > Database, "What is it?" > Book

E-Book Websites:

**In Noodleools, under new source, answer the questions like this for the correct citation form:  "Where is it?" > Website, "What is it?" > Book

Selected E-Books

On this page, you will find specific titles and links to E-Books that may be helpful.  Some links will direct you to the online NOBLE catalog with a link there to use the E-Book, while others go directly to the print book scan on a website (like Internet Archive) or in a database (like Proquest E-Book Central). Remember that you can't judge a book by its cover - - browse the Table of Contents and Index of any book here to look for source material, or conduct your own searches for E-books on the next page of this guide.  

Recommended Websites

Databases

  • Paid for by the library.  Often very expensive!
  • Cannot be searched in Google.
  • Includes sources written by professors, scholars, journalists, "smart people", etc.
  • Authority of information is verified by experts.

Websites

  • Access is free.  No one is paying for the content.
  • Anyone can publish a website.  The information included is often not verified by anyone.
  • Can be searched in a variety of search engines, including Google.
  • Must examine with a critical eye!