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Research Help

As a history major, you’ll be doing your fair share of research. The department has put together the following resources to help you along the way.

Locating Sources
Hit a road block?  Not sure where to find the information you need?  Check here!
Evaluating Sources
So you’ve found what you're looking for...but is it the most reputable source?
Citation Style
What style does the department use and where can you learn how to perfect writing in that style?
Help with Grammar
Links to resources to keep you from ending your sentences with a preposition...and other mistakes.
Constructing a Thesis
Even if you’re not writing a thesis, your papers should include a thesis statement.
Which publisher matches your area of interest?
  • History Department
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Room 304
    981 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1087
  • Phone: 724-357-2284
  • Fax: 724-357-6478
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.