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Open Access Books

The individual titles listed here provide a sample of available open access books in the field of history. Contact your library liaison for more or for guidance in creating your own open access materials.

Finding Resources

Search for books in our library and beyond with these three databases. Or wander into any of our libraries and visit the stacks where the call numbers start with D, E, or  F.

This is a list of databases USM library has which contain mostly primary sources.

General primary source sites outside of the USM system

The following databases provide streaming video.

Starting Your Research

Traditional "reference" materials, such as encyclopedias, can often provide basic terms and facts to help you focus your search for more information.

Reference Collections

Individual Reference Titles