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HIST 302 Environmental History in the Modern US -- Professor Kleiman: Finding Articles


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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.

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Scholarly Journal Articles

Use these databases to search for scholarly history journal articles (secondary sources)

Using Google Newspaper Archive

After getting into Google Newspaper Archive (, follow these directions:


Look through your results to find articles. If there are too many articles that are not from your time period, you can try to add the year to your search strategy, or add more words describing the event you are researching.

Alternatively, you can search through the text of a specific newspaper by locating the title in the alphabetical list. Just make sure that the date you are looking for is in the range given for the paper.