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HTY 398-2: North American Exploration                                                                                    Fall 2013

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Primary Source Materials (visual guide)
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800)
Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
America's Historical Newspapers   more info

Historic American Newspapers (LofC)
    (see especially U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present)
Newspaper Archive
Maine Newspaper Project
REF Z6952.M2 M35 1999
New York Times Historical
American Periodical Series Online
Making of America (Cornell)
Making of America (Michigan)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections
Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

Census
Fogler United States and Canadian Census Holdings   more on Canadian Census materials
Census Schedules for Agriculture, Industry & Social Statistics. Maine. 1850-1880  Microfilm C465-468

Ancestry Library Edition

Government Documents
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976
American State Papers 1789-1838
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps

Large-Scale Digital Projects
American Memory (Library of Congress)
Maine Memory Network

 Indexes and Abstracts
America History and Life
Proquest Dissertations & Theses
Academic Search Complete
Project Muse
JSTOR

Identifying Scholarly Journals vs. Popular & Trade Magazines                                         

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Directories, and Handbooks 
Dictionary of American History  REF E174 D52 2003    
Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History 
Encyclopedia of Women's History in America  REF HQ1410 C85 2000      
Annals of American History    
Documents of American History REF E173 D59 1988      
Repositories of Primary Sources    
Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada  REF E172 A538 2002
Historical Statistics of the United States    
Historical Statistics of the United States  REF HA202 .H57 2006
Credo Reference.  Choose "Find a Book", then "History".
Oxford Reference Online

Biographical Sources    
Biography and Genealogy Master Index    
American National Biography Online    
Dictionary of American Biography  REF E176 D56

Book Review Sources    
Book Review Digest Retrospective, 1905-1982    
Books in Print (Global Edition)
H-Net Reviews (1993- )
  See also
Historical Abstracts

Style Guides
History Department Style Sheet
Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. REF Z253 .U69 2010 (ask at Reference Desk)
Chicago Manual Web Site Q & A
Turabian, Kate L.  A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed.  
        REF LB2369 .T8 2007  (ask at Reference Desk)
Citation Help
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers

Comparison of reference management software
Zotero
RefWorks Group Code: RWUMEOrono

Writing Resources
Dictionaries and Writing Resources
The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed.  REF PE1625 .O87 1989
Oxford English Dictionary (Online)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
. 4th ed.  REF PE1628 .A623 2000
The UMaine Writing Center

Professional Resources
American Historical Association (AHA)
Organization of American Historians (OAH)


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