HOMEResearch & Documentation OnlineGlossaryHacker Home Page*
* History:Finding Resources

General Resources

Internet Resources
Historical Text Archive.
An archive containing original essays and a plethora of documents (including books). The links are organized by geography and topic.

Horus' Web Links to History Resources.
A comprehensive site, developed and maintained by the Department of History at the University of California, Riverside. The site provides a large number of links, with an emphasis on research-oriented sites such as bibliographies, book reviews, and archives. Its own interactive sites include bulletin boards, a listing of student research projects, research assistance, and useful Web tools including a glossary of Internet terms. Users can search by keywords and Boolean operators.

WWW Virtual Library: Index of Resources for Historians.
An index of more than 2,500 links to Internet resources in history. The list is arranged alphabetically by subject and name.


Library Resources
American Historical Association Guide to Historical Literature. 3rd ed. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Offers 27,000 citations to important historical literature, arranged in 48 sections covering theory, international history, and regional history. An indispensable guide, this work has recently been updated to include current trends in historical research.

Dictionary of Concepts in History. By Harry Ritter. New York: Greenwood, 1986.
Provides essays that define historiographic concepts and describe how the concepts were formed; includes excellent bibliographies for tracking down key texts in which the concepts were developed.

Dictionary of Historical Terms. By Chris Cook. 2nd ed. New York: Peter Bendrick, 1990.
Covers a wide variety of terms related to historical events, places, and institutions in a remarkably small package. This is a good place for quick identification of terms used in the field.

Humanities Index. New York: Wilson, 1974-.
An interdisciplinary index to the most prominent journals in the humanities, including art, music, history, and literature. Useful for interdisciplinary approaches to history. Available in electronic format.
General resources
World history
American history
Primary sources
Documenting Sources


Copyright 1998, 1999, Bedford/St. Martin's