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HIST 3255: Early National U.S. 1789-1848: Books (Secondary Sources)

A guide to BGSU library and Internet resources for researching the United States 1789-1848.

A Few Reference Books That May Be Useful

Reference books are useful for identifying people, places, events, dates, etc.  Many articles in reference books include a bibliography of recommended sources.  Here are just a few history reference books that may be useful.

Searching the Catalogs for Books

To identify books, you can search the three main catalogs:

Searching for E-Books

The library provides access to more than 50,000 eBooks from a variety of sources. For information about eBooks, see: