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History 306
The Crusades (SS)
Kimberly Rivers
Fall 2009
Librarian for this Class Please call or email with any research questions -- we want to help!
Polk 101 Librarian
Instructor's Comments
Hi Folks, I have edited this page to send you toward the most useful searching aids for medieval history. Remember to look at the "Links" section on D2L and at the handout "Tips for Research."
Digital & Physical Reserves are now in D2L Content
See "Resources from Polk Library" in your D2L course content. Help finding reserves?
Background Information Search tools for basic information such as short biographies, statistics, definitions and encyclopedia entries.
Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles Search tools that provide access to published articles.
Best Bets Best Bets - Top Search Tools for History 306
  • International Medieval Bibliography [more info]
    Index to articles relating to the Middle Ages (400-1500 AD). Also includes an online version of the International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages.
  • JSTOR full text available [more info]
    On the search screen, click on History to search numerous full text history journals.
  • Project Muse full text available [more info]
    Search the full-text of over 50 history journals.
  • Academic Search Complete full text available [more info]
You May Also Find These Search Tools Useful You May Also Find These Search Tools Useful
Books & Videos Search tools that provide access to <ul><li>materials available at Polk Library and libraries across the country</li><li>collections of books available online</li></ul>
  • WorldCat Search - Libraries worldwide, including Polk Library
    or Advanced Search
Primary Sources Search tools that provide access to collections of letters, diaries, photographs and other types of primary source materials.
Other Tools & Research Help
  • Citing Sources - RefWorks
    RefWorks is an online bibliographic management tool provided through UW Oshkosh, which allows you to automatically generate in-text citations and bibliographies in over 1,000 different styles such as APA or MLA.
  • Your Library Card Number on the MyUWO Portal
    Your library card number (16-digit Titan Card ID) is necessary for initiating UB and ILL requests. To login to MyUWO, use your TitanMail username & password.
    Watch this small video tutorial showing you how to log in to MyUWO to find (and add if needed) the Polk Library module on MyUWO.
  • GroupFinder
    Schedule a group study event with other students in your class.
  • Contact Your Class Librarian
    .. or IM with a librarian 24/7 on Ask A Librarian.
  • Schedule Research Help
    Get in-depth help with your research from a Polk Librarian.
  • View Films On Demand
    If you are assigned to watch a film from the Films on Demand Collection, you can access the search page using this link. Search for the film you need by title and click to watch.
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