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HIST 408J: Global Water in the Modern Era: Capitalism, State Power, and Environmental Crises: Primary Source Databases

Selected primary source databases

The databases you'll find on this page are meant to provide some potential starting points for finding online primary sources this semester, but please note, they aren't comprehensive, and a librarian will be able to help you if you don't find what you're looking for here.

Also, the resources below will contain a large amount of material, and are frequently made up of multiple collections. When getting started, take a few minutes to browse the contents of the database, and to read the collection descriptions in order to get a better sense of the materials that are available, and if you don't find what you're looking for after 10 or 15 minutes, ask a librarian -- we're here to help!

Newspapers and Periodicals

Government Information and Legal Resources

Digital Archives

Digitized manuscript and print collections, as well as other digitized primary source materials. Some of these collections will include supplementary information and/or background and secondary sources.

Film databases