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HSS 201 - Age of Exploration: Introduction & E-Reference Sources
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 available reference sources to help you get started on your research.
If you have any questions, please chat with one of the librarians at OWHL Answers (in box below left on this page)!
Right: Map of the World by John Speed. 1626. Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division.
***In Noodletools, when citing any of the sources below, answer the questions like this to find the correct form to enter your citations: "Where is it?" > Database. "What is it?" > Reference Source
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