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HSS 201 - Age of Exploration: Introduction & Reference Sources

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.

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Reference E-Books

***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

Reference Databases

***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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Print Reference Sources (Garver Room)

***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?" > Print or In-hand.  "What is it?" > Reference Source