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HTY 601: Graduate Research Seminar: Writing Early America                                             Fall 2012

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Government Documents    
URSUS  U.S. federal documents 1975 -  , Canadian federal documents    
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976   
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980    
American State Papers, 1789-1838    
Cumulative Title Index to United States Public Documents, 1789-1976 Ref Index Z1223.Z7 L47    
Cumulative Subject Index to the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, 1900-1971 Ref Index Z1223 .A18\

Guides to the Literature    
The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature  REF D20 A45 1995    
History Matters : A Student Guide To U.S. History Online  REF E175.88 .G48 2005    
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Indexes and Abstracts    
Academic Search Complete    
America:  History and Life  (1954-  )    
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National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections  (1959- )  REF Z6620.U5 N3    
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) (1986- ) 

Digital & Full-Text (and Image) Initiatives     
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History Cooperative     
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800)     
Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)    
Making of America Journals (Cornell)    
Making of America Journals (Michigan)

New York Times Historical (1851 to 4 years ago)    
America's Historical Newspapers    
American Newspapers, 1821-1936; a Union List...  REF Z6945 .A53    
United States Newspaper Program National Union List  REF Z6945 .U5 1985    
Maine Newspaper Archives in Fogler Library      
Maine Newspaper Project  (also at the Reference Desk: REF Z6952 M2 M35 1999)

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 America: History and Life

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 Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed.  REF LB2369 .T8 2007  (ask at Reference Desk)    
Citation Help (Fogler Guide)
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers    
Comparison of reference management software    

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
Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged    
The UMaine Writing Center

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

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