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HIST 3389 / 5098: African History

This guide provides a starting point for researching topics in the history of the African continent and its various countries.


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Kristina Claunch
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Video Tutorial: Searching News in Factiva

This tutorial shows how to search the database Factiva for news from a certain country.

(It emphasizes Spanish-language news from Latin American countries, but you can follow the same steps to search for news from Africa.)

Intro to Searching for Books and Ebooks

Episode 1: Finding Primary Sources in the Library Catalog

Episode 2: Using Dates to Search History Databases

Episode 3: Finding Primary Source Collections with Google Advanced Search

Episode 4: Searching for People's Names

Episode 5: Searching for Foreign People's Names

Episode 6: Searching for Place Names


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