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World History To 1500: Home

World History to 1500 (HIST-101) This page is designed to help you find books, articles, and evaluate web sites on a topic in world history occurring up to 1500.

Searching Tips

Finding information on your topic can take time and experimentation with databases and terms.

  • Identify other disciplines interested in your topic.  Art? Music? Science? Archeology?

  • Select the important words in your topic and use them as your beginning search terms.
    women medicine medieval

  • Add related terms or synonyms to expand your results. 
    religion or buddhism or hindu or christianity

  • Use quotemarks around phrases so the words are kept together. 
    "world history" "indian ocean"

  • Look at the author's references and locate the ones pertaining to your topic.

  • Request items from other libraries.



Hagia Sophia Cathedral

Begin Your Research Here

Start your research by looking for materials using WorldCat Local.

Selected Scholarly Databases

Web Sites

Just because you found the information on the internet does not mean the information is accurate and appropriate for your assignments.  You are responsible for evaluating the information you use from the internet.   

Annotated Bibliography Guides

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