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HIST1030: Foundations of Civilization: Books & Encyclopedias

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Encyclopedias are great tools for quickly looking up topics or for getting brief overviews of a topic written by a subject expert, usually assuming no prior knowledge of the topic on the part of a reader. For full-text encyclopedias online, try a search in Credo Reference.

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Search for Books & Media in the Cheng Library Catalog

Books are among the best sources for getting a more in-depth and comprehensive treatment of a historical topic. For a book, try a search in the Cheng Library Catalog.

 

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eBooks & Streaming Video

While searching the catalog, you'll find a number of books and videos with a location of Internet Resource, and a link in place of the call number.

Simply follow the link ('Click here for full text', 'View Streaming Video', etc.) to access the online version of these books and videos.

You will need to log in to view these items from off campus (and on campus, for videos).  If you are having trouble, contact the reference desk for assistance (973-720-2116; refdesk@wpunj.edu).