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Library Guide for HIST 4349: Decolonization of the British Empire

Decolonization of the British Empire Library Guide

Welcome to the Library Palestine disturbances 1936. Palestine Arabs at Abou Ghosh taking the oath of allegiance to the Arab cause, viz. to fight Jewish immigration, etc.

Throughout the semester, you are going to complete a primary resource exercise and a rather substantial final paper. In order to help you select sources of information that will help you in this great endeavor we (Kate and Leanne) are going to talk about the difference between primary and secondary resources, introduce you to some good library databases, and show off some of our great government documents pertaining to British Decolonization.

Today's Agenda

  • What are primary resources and why are they important?
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about getting library resources: online, on-campus, & from other libraries.
  • Did you know that we subscribe to Primary Resource databases? Now you do! We will show you some examples
  • Advice on using OneSearch to discover primary resources
  • Show & Tell! A brief introduction to some of our sources and you will have time to explore these or your databases

 

Image: Palestine disturbances 1936. Palestine Arabs at Abou Ghosh taking the oath of allegiance to the Arab cause, viz. to fight Jewish immigration, etc. Date created: 1936; Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Extra credit- Is this image a primary resource?

Government Information Librarian

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Kathryn Tallman

Government Information Librarian

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Leanne Walther