Articles in scholarly journals are part of a scholarly conversation.
In databases, look for:
Miller Library's Reading Room (go straight after entering the library) contains many useful reference volumes, including historical dictionaries and encyclopedias on Judaism, World War II, the Third Reich, and Russian & Soviet history. Check under the letter "D" (look at tags on the books' bindings) for history-focused items, but related material may be in other sections of the room.
Primary Sources - Documents & artifacts created at or near the time of an event. The memories and recollections of people who experienced or witnessed the event are also primary sources. Examples include:
Secondary Sources - Writings after the fact by people who did not experience the event. This includes the scholarly analysis found in journal articles.
Citation managers help you organize your research, collect citations & automatically create bibliographies. Our Citation Software guide can help you decide which to use.
SEARCH our library catalog for books and media.
First drop down: Search by Keyword, Title, Author (last name first) or Subject.
Second drop down: Search the entire CBB Collection or limit by item type or location.
To order items from Colby Storage, Bates or Bowdoin, click on:
Start with a keyword search and look for subject headings in item records. Try both for best results.
Keep a research log
Experiment with search terms
Check multiple resources
Carefully evaluate all materials
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