- Use asterick * to retrieve variations: Example: riot* to retrieve riots, rioting, riotous
- Refine keyword searches using Subject Headings Example: "racism 19th century" could be refined using subject heading: White supremacy movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Subject headings/descriptors are not consistent across databases. Many have their own lexicon.
- More search tips
- MELVYL- Searches UC Libraries, UC Riverside Libraries, and Libraries Worldwide. Also includes references to some articles. Use REQUEST to ILL or order materials owned by other UC Libraries.
- use ADVANCED SEARCH
- use Limits
- Start with keyword searches, then refine using Subject Headers
- Antisemitism: a historical encyclopedia of prejudice and persecution REF DS146.E8 A58 2005
- Encyclopaedia Judaica REF DS102.8 E49 2007
- Dictionary of Antisemitism REF DS145 M465 2007
- Holocaust and World War II Almanac REF D804.17 H65 2001
- Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895 REF E185 E545 20006
- Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the present REF E185 E5453 2009
- African American History in the Press 1851-1899 REF E185.2 A25 1996
- Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History REF E185 E54 2006
- Encyclopedia of American race riots REF E184.A1 E573 2007
- Encyclopedia of Race and Racism REF E184.A1 E584 2008
- Historical Abstracts & America: History & Life
- History Databases (list other history databases of interest)
- JSTOR The Scholarly Journal Archive(cover to cover full the beginning of a journal).
Note: Does not include the latest 3-5 years.
- Use ADVANCED SEARCH
- Be specific.
- Use quotation marks to search for a phrase.
- Scroll down to "SELECT DISCIPLINES OR JOURNALS"
Select History African American Studies Jewish Studies
Finding What you Need
The gold UC-eLinks button will guide you to the location of your item whether it is online, in the UCR Libraries or elsewhere. For those not available locally, you can easily request an Interlibrary loan from another library. When accessing articles off-campus, you must be logged into the VPN.
- Reference Deptartment, Rivera Library
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