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HIST 102 - Gunderson - Spring 2020: Articles - Secondary Sources

Example Searches - JSTOR

See below for some example searches in JSTOR.  Click on the link to search:

Example Searches - EBSCO Academic Search

Off-Campus Access

Access databases off-campus day or night! Log in to AccessRio and click on the Library tab. Under the Library Online Databases section, select your database.

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Use databases to find online sources and articles about your topic. Use the following databases to start searching!

  • EBSCO is a premium research database that contains articles from a variety of disciplines.
    • America: History & Life
    • Academic Search Premier
    • European Views of the Americas, 1493-1750
  • JSTOR  gives you access to scholarly journals from various disciplines.
    • History
    • Geography
    • African-American Studies
    • American Studies

o learn more about and access all of our databases, go to the Library's Online Databases page.


  • Use quotations to search for a phrase such "Bacon's Rebellion".
  • When you find an article, take a look at its Subject terms or Descriptors. By clicking on a Subject term, the database will search for other similar sources.