Welcome to the library's research guide for History. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. Librarians can assist you further, also. We wish you well in your studies and hope to hear from you!
Call 281-283-3910, or see Ask a Librarian.
Basic Search Tips for Most Catalogs and Databases
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
war or wars or battle*
[finds war, wars, battle, or battles]
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
vietnam and nurse
Find less with NOT:
renaissance not harlem
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
ID & Barcode Basics
Use your UHCL ID card to borrow books and other materials.
Your library barcode number is "200" and the seven digits of your UHCL ID number (example: 2000987456).
Key Resources for History
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.