page is meant to give you basic places to begin your research.
complex searches, ask a reference librarian.
To find books and media on your
EZRA: the Wittenberg University library catalog.
Start with a keyword search: e.g. springfield and history
OhioLINK: merged catalogs of more than 80 Ohio academic libraries
II. Internet Resources
| Clark County Historical Society
|| Clark County Public
|Text of the 1881 History of
How to cite online sources
III. Finding Journal Articles
Guidelines on how to distinguish scholarly from popular articles
To find articles:
America: History and Life - "U.S. and Canadian history, prehistory to present".
No full text is provided, but article summaries are .
New York Times - Historical - Full text of the New York Times from its
inception in 1851 through 1999.
Retrospective - Provides references
articles in popular American
magazines, 1890-1982. No full text, but we have many of the magazines
For other ideas, see the full List of Indexes and Databases, with nearly 200
To locate journals:
At Wittenberg: Search Journals the Library Has, for a list of
magazines and journals that Wittenberg owns, both online and in hard copy.
At other academic libraries: Use Interlibrary Loan.Locating journals can be tricky, difficult, and generally exasperating.
IV. People Help
welcome your questions.
If you have any questions at all about your research--how to get started or how to proceed--contact us. We will respond promptly.
Reference Desk - firstname.lastname@example.org - (Whoever sees it first will reply.)
Suzanne Smailes - email@example.com - for Archives questions
Gina Entorf - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken Irwin - email@example.com
Alisa Mizikar - firstname.lastname@example.org
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