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INTD 105 Family Histories -- Professor Mapes: Researching US History

Family History

Multidisciplinary Resources

These databases have both scholary articles AND articles from popular magazines from the last 15 or so years.

Finding Scholarly Articles

Use these databases to search for scholarly journal articles (secondary sources) written by historians and other scholars.

20th Century Newspaper & Magazine Articles


Use the links below to find articles published at the time of important events in American history (primary sources).

Finding Books

Use IDS Search to find books that we have in our library as well as books that we can obtain for you quickly from other libraries.

Research Help

If you need help with your history research, sign up for a one-on-one Student Research Consultation (SRC) with a reference librarian who can help guide you through your research project.