European History


Destiny Book Catalog

Keywords: Daily life (Versailles), Russian history, Prussia, Poland history, Habsburg, History of France, etc.

Reference Books

Look in the index or the table of contents of a reference book to find information.

Renaissance and Reformation   R 940.2 REN

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance  R 940.23 REN

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture  R 394.12 FOO

Databases and E-books


Salem History (Great Lives From History)  worldwide coverage of important people & events

Example of names to be searched: Maria Therese, Giuseppe Garibaldi, etc.

World History in Context  Reference, articles from scholarly publications, and primary sources

Keywords to use: Coffee history, Prussian militarism, English Poor LawTalleyrand, etc

Student Research Center   Academic Journals, Magazines and Periodicals

JSTOR  Scholarly journals archives, some dating as far back as the 1600s - not for current issues

Keywords: Greek philosophy AND Christianity, Christine di Pisan, Stanis?aw August Poniatowski

E-books  Digitized books that many people can look at the same time      

Keywords to use: type in your topic only, example: Royal society of London, black hand, etc.

History E-Books


Citing Sources 

For a list of ineternet sources and examples on citation Click Here

Sources Used Form - print this out to help you keep track of the resources you are using.  This will help synthesize your research and help in creating your bibliography page.

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