History is one of the oldest disciplines for human inquiry because of its usefulness and also because it's just awesome. The practice of history, however, requires significant dedication and consideration as it is both a science and an art. To grossly oversimplify, the science of history is in its use of evidence to draw conclusions and the art of history is in the interpretation of historical evidence.
To start studying history, there are several important steps to take - and your library can assist in almost every one. To begin, you've got to:
This guide is designed to assist you with each of those components. This is, however, a general guide. Visit our subject guides [Databases by Subject] and make an appointment with your history liaison to find out what materials are available on your, specific topic [More Help].
Research roadblock? Unruly citations? Digital history project?
My office is in O'Neill 414A (that's on the second floor with stacks in the back).