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This guide contains a webliography of resources to assist with historical research.
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Selected Online Resources

These resources are starting points for your research, places to lead to more specific sources.


Writing/Research and Citation Help

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Shortcuts for the Student Writer - Jay Silverman; Elaine Hughes; Diana Roberts Wienbroer
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0071448462
Publication Date: 2004-12-06
Gives tips on Writing a Research Paper and Citations. Check out "Part 3: The Research Paper".

Scholarly Databases

When off-campus, these links will require your university username/password.

Ex.: Your email address is
username: agoodstudent

  • Access World News
    N.C. newspapers (most 1990+), including the News & Record, Winston-Salem Journal, Charlotte Observer, and News & Observer.
  • Black Studies Center  
    Scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles and videos on African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself. Access to historical Chicago Defender newspaper articles from 1912-1975.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch: A History  
    Full-text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Titles from 1990 to present, some from 1959 to current.
  • Oxford African American Studies Center  
    Comprehensive collection of scholarship on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender
    Search the archives of the Chicago Defender, 1909-1975.
  • Academic Search Complete
    Good general academic resource. Searches newspaper, magazine, and journal articles and more.
    Archive of many academic and scholarly journals.
  • LexisNexis Academic Universe
    LexisNexis Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs, including: National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources; U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; Shepards Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.

Chicago/Turabian Online Citation Help


Citation Managers

Endnote X6 is a citation manager that helps make the citation process easier. It organizes your citations and inserts them into your word document at a click of a button. Get your free copy at the reference desk. Ask for a one-on-one session with a librarian to learn how to use it.

Clicking the image will take you to an online tutorial.

The video called "How to use Endnote in 7 minutes" will be very useful.


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Citation Reference

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The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagarism - Colin Neville
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0335230091
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
If you want to understand the how and why of citations, click the link above to read this helpful ebook.

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Cite Right - Charles Lipson
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9780226484747
Publication Date: 2006-10-15
A quick guide to citations including Chicago/Turabian style. Click the link above to read.


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