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History Research Assignment: History Research

research this assignment using books and history journals.

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Articles, books, films, and more...


Enter your topic to find relevant information and journal articles.  If you are doing this from a computer that is not connected to the Edison network, you will then need to click at the top of the page, and log in by selecting Edison as your Institution, and entering your name and library card number (located on the back of your Edison Student ID). 

The Research Starter is a great place to get basic information about your topic.  Encyclopedia entries will also be available.

To limit your search to only full text journal articles, find "Limit to"  (on the left-hand side of the page),and select "Full text"  and "Academic Journals/Peer Reveiwed" and deselect "Available in Library Collection."   Then, under "Source Types", select "Academic Journal" and click "Update."


Finding books for historical research

Edison Catalog

Use this search box to find books and other materials at the Edison Library.

OhioLINK Catalog

Use this search box to expand your search and find books and other materials at the 80+ college and university libraries in Ohio - delivered free to the Edison Library!

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For additional questions on finding the sources that you need for your research, send us an email ( or call us (937-778-7950).