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HIST 183 : History of Early West Africa

Professor Thabiti Willis - Spring 2021

Use what you have: bibliographies/notes

One of the best ways to learn the scholarship in an area is to look at the notes and bibliographies of secondary work you're reading.  Search for the titles of these books in Catalyst.  Search for the names of journals using our Journals List. 

STRATEGY: Search a database

STRATEGY: Browse key journals in your field

How to find a journal article

  1. Click the Find It! button, and follow links into full text
  2. No full text? Look up the journal title in Catalyst and try browsing to the article (it might be on paper!)
  3. Still no luck? Submit an Inter-Library Loan (ILL) request