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Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800)
Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Early Canadiana Online
America's Historical Newspapers more info
Historic American Newspapers (LofC) (see especially U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present)
Maine Newspaper Project REF Z6952.M2 M35 1999
New York Times Historical
American Periodical Series Online
Making of America (Cornell)
Making of America (Michigan)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections
Readers Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
Fogler United States and Canadian Census Holdings more on Canadian Census materials
Census Schedules for Agriculture, Industry & Social Statistics. Maine. 1850-1880 Microfilm C465-468
Ancestry Library Edition
Dictionary of American History REF E174 D52 2003
Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History
Encyclopedia of Women's History in America REF HQ1410 C85 2000
Annals of American History
Documents of American History REF E173 D59 1988
Repositories of Primary Sources
Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada REF E172 A538 2002
Historical Statistics of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States REF HA202 .H57 2006
Credo Reference. Choose "Find a Book", then "History".
Oxford Reference Online
History Department Style Sheet
Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. REF Z253 .U69 2010 (ask at Reference Desk)
Chicago Manual Web Site Q & A
Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed.
REF LB2369 .T8 2007 (ask at Reference Desk)
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers
Comparison of reference management software
RefWorks Group Code: RWUMEOrono
Dictionaries and Writing Resources
The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. REF PE1625 .O87 1989
Oxford English Dictionary (Online)
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 4th ed. REF PE1628 .A623 2000
The UMaine Writing Center
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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Directories, and Handbooks
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