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HISTORY: Getting Started

What's in this Guide?

This guide will help you begin the research process in History by providing guidance in finding, evaluating, and using a variety of information sources available through Armacost Library collections and beyond.

Use the tabs above to learn more about:

  • Finding books
  • Finding articles (scholarly journal articles, and popular magazine & newspaper articles
  • Making use of information sources in your academic work
  • Tools for citing your sources properly
  • ALURA, an award for exceptional student research
  • Related research or course guides. You'll find them in the right-hand column.
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Stokes family, 1950. Oscar Stokes (far right) helped his father, David Stokes (seated), plant the first Washington navel orange trees on the grounds of the University of California, Riverside Citrus Experiment Station in 1917.

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