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U.S. history term paper

The resources in this guide are intended for starting research on your term paper. Depending on your topic, you may want to explore additional databases. Annenberg Library has a supportive collection for most topics, but you are encouraged to make use of other libraries. 

TLC - Catalog

Print Resources

Begin your searching using KEYWORDS related to your topic. Narrow your searches by selecting SUBJECTS connected to relevant books. Make note of call numbers and browse the shelves for additional books that may not have come up in a search.

General Encyclopedias: print and online

Use for general background/overview. Do not cite or put on your Works Cited.


Specialized Reference sources

Any articles from the GVRL database may be used on your Works Cited. Under History, Dictionary of American History will have articles for most topics.

Databases for overviews, facts and access points.










Citation Tools


Need help?

Not finding enough information or not the appropriate information? Please check with  Mrs. Keith for additional suggestions.