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History Day!

This guide will help you locate both primary and secondary resources to use in your History Day projects.



Search OneSearch for books, media, articles, primary sources, newspapers, journals, and more. Selecting CSU+ will allow you to search across all CSU libraries and request items we don't have.

GET BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Encylopedias, dictionaries, and more

These resources are collections of reference books delivered online and primarily contain access to "secondary sources" information. Nonetheless, these sources often provide needed background and context. They also often refer to "primary source" materials that you can find elsewhere.

Sample Reference Titles (PRINT)