Subject Guide: Twentieth-Century Europe (History 191) 

Subject Guide: Twentieth-Century Europe (History 191) 

Step 1: Begin Researching (Reference Books)

  • Holocaust and World War II Almanac  REF D804.17 H65 2001
  • The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust  REF D804.3 .E53 1990

Step 2: Finding Credible Sources (Books)

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    • Refine keyword searches using Subject Headings  Sample: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945).
    • Subject headings/descriptors are not consistent across databases.  Many have their own lexicon.
    •  More search tips

Step 3: Finding Credible Sources (Scholarly Articles )

       Search tips: 

  • Be specific.
  • Use quotation marks to search for a phrase.
    Select  History

       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.  

Step 4: Finishing Touches (Reference Lists)

  • Support your arguments, acknowledge the work of other authors, let you avoid plagiarism, allow other researchers to easily "retrace your steps."  See the Cite Your Sources page for links to the formats
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