Recommended Databases (login through MackinVia to access)
- Gale Student Resources in Context
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- EbscoHost --> History Reference Center
- Gale PowerSearch
- ABC Clio American History
Tips for Using Google for Research
Remember: To use Google to search for your topic on these sites, put the following in the search box:
site:__________(insert the URL of an expert on your topic followed by a space) topic (remember to put quotation marks around words you want searched together)
Example: To find information on the New York Times about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, you'd enter the following into Google:
site:nytimes.com "montgomery bus boycott"
The New York Times newspaper (available on site only)
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (nmaahc.si.edu)
The Smithsonian (si.edu)
If there are other websites you think should be added to this list, please email us with the link!