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American History

This guide outlines books, article databases and other sources to guide students and faculty researching a topic within the field of American History.

What's In This Guide?

This guide provides resources and information to assist with History research. 

Guide Contents

  • Get Started            Find background information on your topic using encyclopedias and other reference sources
  • Find Books            Learn how to navigate the STL catalog to find print and ebooks 
  • Find Articles          Search selected databases to find articles
  • Find Sources          Learn how to find primary sources 
  • Find Newspapers  Lists sources for historical newspapers
  • Cite Sources         Get help formatting your citations 
  • Ask a Librarian      Contact a librarian by email, phone, text or twitter, or set up an in-person research consultation