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National History Day 2016: Articles

Accessing Databases from Home

To access these E-Encyclopedias at home (or off-campus), you will need the LSA username and password.  If your forgot the username and password, they are available once you login to EDLINE > My Edline > Library Resources Page.

For EDLINE, click here.


Academic Journals

Using Periodicals as Primary Sources


Magazine and newspaper articles can be used as primary sources if they were written in the time period and provide a first-hand account of the event.

In searching for primary source articles using a periodical database, be sure to use the Advanced Search feature and select a Specific Date Range to find an article in the appropriate time period that the historical event took place.