History Resource Guide

General listing of research resources for the field of history.

Humanities & Special Collections

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George Thompson
Meriam Llibrary 305
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0205


Book Catalogs

Book catalogs:

Search these catalogs for books on your research topic.

Interlibrary Services

We don't own it?

Interlibrary Services (ILS) is available to request books, articles, and other items.  Often the ILS link is provided directly in the database and is the easiest way to submit a request.  Follow the "FIND IT" link and click the link Request your item through Interlibrary Services.

To use the system, you must first set up an account with Interlibrary Serivces:


Databases are available to search on your topic.  Each one indexes unique journals and either provides a summary (abstract) or full text of the article.  If full text is not available, look for the FIND IT button or link to direct you where the full text is available.

Digital Historical Resources

Historic California Newspapers

This page lists historic California newpapers available on microfilm in the Meriam Library. The list is arrangec by county and title. Many of the newspapers in the microfilm collection may lack issues or have interrupted runs. These will be indicated in the full record in the library catalog. Search the catalog by title to verify holdings.

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