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HIST 389W - History Matters III: Senior Research Project

Selected resources for research exploring Eastern Europe, particularly Russia, Lithuania, Poland, and the Caucuses Region
Subjects: History

Electronic Reference Sources

Reference texts are available for in library use only, for several reasons. However, we understand you can't always make it in to the library in person. Here's a few selected online reference sources you can use anywhere:

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Beginning a research project can be a difficult task. If you need to learn background information about your subject in order to develop a better research question, an encyclopedia is a great place to start! The texts below are chosen specifically for this course, and are excellent resources to develop your knowledge of factual information about your selected subject. Do note, however, that these are currently available for in-library use only; if you need an digital resource, consult the electronic reference sources box to the left.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are a great tool in your research arsenal--if you know how to use them! A subject heading is a tool used to help categorize works in a library's collection. When you're doing your research, watch out for interesting subject headings in an item's description: most of the time, these subject headings are hyperlinked, allowing you to start a new search for other materials that are tagged with that same subject heading. Here are a few selected subject headings relating to this class to get you started: