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History (Yale-NUS College): Welcome


Historians engage with primary, secondary, and other sources in order to examine and interpret history. This guide is designed to introduce you to different types of sources and provide links to excellent resources that provide access to historical sources. You will also find key history resources listed.

  • Articles/ Databases - Find databases where you can search for relevant journal articles on history topics
  • Books - Access reference and research books in the Library collection and online
  • Primary Sources - Find some of the many resources for primary source materials
  • Citations/ Citing - tools for managing citations, resources for APA, MLA, Chicago and more

Introduction to Doing History

Encyclopedias provide excellent background information. Encyclopedia entries offer explanations and definitions of concepts, objects, and events. Wikipedia is an example of a crowd-sourced open-source encyclopedia.


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Priyanka Sharma
NUS Central Library
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Subjects: Yale-NUS College