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HTY 498: Seminar in American History                                                                                           Fall 2012

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 Indexes and Abstracts
America History and Life
Digital Dissertations
Academic Search Complete
Project Muse
JSTOR
History Cooperative

Identifying Scholarly Journals vs. Popular & Trade Magazines                                         

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Directories, and Handbooks 
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

Biographical Sources    
Biography and Genealogy Master Index    
American National Biography Online    
Dictionary of American Biography  REF E176 D56

Book Review Sources    
Book Review Digest Retrospective, 1905-1982    
Books in Print (Global Edition)
H-Net Reviews (1993- )
  See also
Historical Abstracts

Style Guides
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)
Citation Guides
Citing Electronic Information in History Papers

Comparison of reference management software
Zotero
RefWorks Group Code: RWUMEOrono

Writing Resources
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

Digital & Full-Text (and Image) Initiatives     
Project Muse     
JSTOR     
History Cooperative     
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800)     
Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)    
Making of America Journals (Cornell)    
Making of America Journals (Michigan)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collections

Newspapers    
New York Times Historical (1851 to 4 years ago)    
America's Historical Newspapers    
American Newspapers, 1821-1936; a Union List...  REF Z6945 .A53    
United States Newspaper Program National Union List  REF Z6945 .U5 1985    
Maine Newspaper Archives in Fogler Library      
Maine Newspaper Project  (also at the Reference Desk: REF Z6952 M2 M35 1999)

Government Documents    
URSUS  U.S. federal documents 1975 -  , Canadian federal documents    
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976   
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980    
American State Papers, 1789-1838    
Cumulative Title Index to United States Public Documents, 1789-1976 Ref Index Z1223.Z7 L47    
Cumulative Subject Index to the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, 1900-1971 Ref Index Z1223 .A18\

Technology
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective
Engineering Village
Patents & Trademarks Resources Guide

Professional Resources
American Historical Association (AHA)
Organization of American Historians (OAH)


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