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French Revolution

This guide was created in fall 2016 and updated in February 2019 for Dr. Kurlander's HIST 323 students.


This guide describes databases, search tools, and library services that support your research on the French Revolution.

The library is here to support you in all your research endeavors. Librarians are happy to answer any questions or provide additional help.

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Find Background Information

Consider using encyclopedias and other reference sources when you begin researching a topic. Some encyclopedias will provide more in-depth information than others, but any general encyclopedia is a good source to consult for background information of your chosen subject area. Most encyclopedias provide:

  • Main concepts, including names, dates, places
  • Keywords and subject terms related to topic
  • Lists of related articles or additional resources

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