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Historical Research

This guide will assist students in finding primary and secondary sources using the library


What is Historical Thinking?

Before starting on your history project or paper, you need to ask yourself how historians think and what historical thinking is. Historical thinking is the analysis of a piece of history through various points of view and its influence, if any, of the present. This is essentially what historians do as a profession! Watch the video below for a in depth explanation. Once you understand how historical thinking works, you will be better equipped to handle a historical research paper.