This guide will help you to conduct research on history at the UO Libraries. For help researching specific regions of the world see the research guides listed below.
The particular resources historians use vary wildly based on geographical and chronological areas of focus. The guides listed below will help you to find resources to study the history of your specific region, subject, or time period. Depending on your research topic, multiple guides could be helpful.
These are a few tips for conducting historical research. Please check out the UO Libraries' "Getting Started with Research" guide for more detailed information.
There is a lot of information out there, much of it of questionable value. There is much historical information out there marked by strong ideological or other biases, which can lead to misinterpretation or even falsification of events. When evaluating sources make the following considerations to account for these biases.
These are not specifically History guides, but include either area-specific or general academic resources that could be helpful for you subject.