Finding Primary Sources
Searching Historical Newspapers
E-books: how to find them
Search for Streaming Video
History Specific Databases
Google Scholar settings for EIU journals
Finding Sociology Articles
Finding Secondary Sources (science)
Embed a Booth Library Research Guide in D2L
The videos below offer an introduction to Booth Library as well as instruction on how to access services and materials. Please review these items to better understand the basics of our library services.
Primary sources are contemporary documents that are associated with the historical event. Examples of primary sources include diaries, letters, and other contemporary accounts. Booth librarians have created a more detailed guide to finding and using primary sources. Use this tutorial for a quick introduction to finding primary research material.