Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

History Resources at Gumberg Library: Home

This guide is designed to connect History majors and minors to the most important resources for doing research in History

Book Resources

Resources for Finding Books

Whether they be primary or secondary sources, books will be of major importance to you. In History, they cannot be ignored.

The DUQSearch Online Catalog

Find print and eBooks available through the Gumberg Library. You will find the search box on the Gumberg Library homepage. Click the Advanced search link below the search box to see options to take control of your searching. Once on the Advanced search interface, choose the search limit "All Gumberg Specialized Collection Catalogs" to limit your search result to print and eBooks owned or accessed through Gumberg Library.

To use DUQSearch, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when prompted, and authenticate using DUO.

The Classic Catalog 

Using Library of Congress Subject Headings, the Classic Catalog breaks down a subject using standard alphabetically-arranged subdivisions. Contains print books only, but it can quickly get you to books on a narrow aspect of a larger topic.

How to Access Print Books from the Gumberg Library

During the pandemic, you are not permitted to go into the stacks to pull books for yourself. Click the link directly above to learn about how to request print books from Gumberg Library.

Journal Databases

Journal Databases

To use these databases, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when prompted, and authenticate using DUO.

History Databases

General Databases Covering History


Can Gumberg Access an E-Journal?

Primary Sources

Primary Sources

The research guide below will connect you to all primary source content available through Gumberg Library. To use most of the indiviaual databases/resources, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when prompted, and authenticate using DUO.

Dissertations

Dissertations

The research guide below will connect you to all the major sources for master's theses and doctoral dissertations.

Get Books and Articles Not Available Through Gumberg Library

Get Books and Articles Not Available Through Gumberg Library

  • "E-ZBorrow" (For Books only. Use this first when you need to borrow a book not owned by Gumberg Library. They will come more quickly.)