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Undergraduate Research in History


How To's

This is a guide for Boston College's undergraduate student population in how to approach historical research.

How To's for Undergraduates Taking a History Course

Your history librarian will slowly add guides to different kinds of task students taking history often engage. Let me know if there is one you'd like to see.

Bibliographies, Footnotes, and Citation Managers

Finding Materials


Digital Guidance

For additional help

For additional recommendations, contact your subject liaison (Dr. Bee Lehman) at or schedule an appointment with them.