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History Research Guide

The items listed below represent some of the best current sources for history. They contain numerous links to other websites which feature various aspects of the past.


This extensive guide of history sources has been compiledfor the Iowa State University Libraryby History Subject Specialist, Ed Goedeken.

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Library Workshops @ Parks Library

Pre-registration is required for all our Library Workshops. Registration opens 60 days before event.

Register for our Library Workshops online through the Learn@ISU website. Please let us know if you require any accommodation.

Spring 2019 workshops will begin in January, 2019. 
Details will be posted as soon as they are available.

A workshop on Text Analysis - no working title at this time
Wednesday, January 30

Getting Started with La Tex
Thursday, February 7

Getting Started with Zotero
Thursday, February 14

How to Find and Use OER
Feb. - Date not yet determined

Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?
Feb. - Date not yet determined

Introduction to Data Management Planning
Feb. - Date not yet determined

How to Write a "ReadMe"
Feb. - Date not yet determined

Getting Started with EndNote Web
March - Date not yet determined

Avoiding Spreadsheet Hell
March - Date not yet determined

Copyright in the Classroom
Thursday, April 4

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Wednesday, April 10

Dude, Where's my File?
Date not yet determined