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World History

This guide will help you find sources for research projects in world history and Western civilization.

Welcome to the World History guide!

This guide will help you locate research sources for topics related to world history and Western civilization.

time-lapse photographs of the Eiffel Tower being built in ParisBooks: Look here for key books in this topic area (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

     - Civilization, Western -- History

     - Civilization, Ancient

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in World History.

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