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History Research Guide

Google Books

Google Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books or on Google.com. When Google Books finds a book with content that contains a match for your search terms, they'll link to it in your search results. Google Books has created reference pages for every book so you can quickly find all kinds of relevant information: book reviews, web references, maps and more.

Google Book Search

Google Scholar

The WRLC catalog and many of the article databases CUA subscribes to are accessible through Google Scholar.

If you are off campus, please make sure to set the preferences so that Google will show you the resources that Catholic University provides:

  1. go to http://scholar.google.com, click on the Menu link
  2. click on the Settings link
  3. enter CUA in the text field next to Library Links then click on the Find Library button
  4. check the box in the front of our university name, then click Save Preferences in the lower right corner.
Google Scholar Search

Online Dictionary

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