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Starter Searches: topic and known item

Known title 

If you know the title of a book, article, report, etc: start with "search the library"

Tips: Use whole title or distinctive portions. Use quotation marks to get fewer but more exact matches. Select "catalogue only" box on the main library page before you search, or databases > "university of Alberta library" in left menu of search results. Journal articles: start with article title but if necessary, search for the journal title. 

Topic or Keyword search starters (if you don't have a known title)

Specialized History Searches

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History Visualization

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A fun timeline of the past through wikipedia articles. A dot for every event.