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Commodities in History


Researching Historical Commodities

This is a brief guide for students at Boston College to access historical documents (scholarly and primary) on different kinds of commodities.

Reference Shelf

Books: Find & Request from BC & Beyond

Your local libraries have excellent monographs and anthologies located in O'Neill library as well as through the BC libraries portal. Try searching for books (only books) through the WorldCat library system to see if we have what you need. If we don't, you can order material through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

WorldCat Catalog

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Core Journal Article & e-Book Databases

For a selection of excellent journals and some e-books on various topics in global histories, we recommend a few databases. Remember to explore these database advanced search options for date and other modifiers before you run your searches.

Within this field, you might want to look at the following journals:

Recommended Journals

History Liaison

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Erin Kate Scheopner
O'Neill 314
Subjects: History, Irish Studies