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A guide to library research tools for history.

MIT Libraries catalog

Barton: MIT Libraries' catalog


History Databases

Places to Start

Secondary Sources (Articles, Books, and Dissertations)


Book Reviews

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Timelines


Primary Sources

History Databases from Outside MIT

  • History Databases at Harvard Libraries
    MIT faculty, students, and researchers with a Special Borrower Card can visit the Harvard Libraries and use electronic resources on-site. Harvard has over 200 online resources in history, including dozens of primary source databases.

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