Library Research Guide
Welcome to the HIST 301 Library Research Guide! This guide is designed to help you learn how to use K-State Libraries' many resources. If this guide does not have the information you are looking for, don't hesitate to Ask A Librarian for help any time during the Libraries' service hours.
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Some of K-State Libraries databases contain fulltext e-books. Some of these titles can be found in Search It. You can also search in the e-book databases:
In the course of your research, you will discover articles, books, and other materials that are not immediately available to you because:
Request these materials through interlibrary loan. Every current K-State student, faculty, and staff member has an interlibrary loan account. The first time you login to that account with your eID and password you will be prompted to provide contact information to finish setting up the account.
Use Interlibrary Loan to request a PDF copy of an article even when the physical copy is available in K-State Libraries. We call this service Document Delivery.
Document Delivery is often used by distance students or if you do not need the article immediately. Document Delivery requests are
Example: requesting the article Another Look at "Students' Right to Their Own Language"
How can you tell? The article record indicates it was published in 1977 in Vol. 57. The Holdings information says we have v.49 (1969) through v.72 (1992/1993). Those years include 1977.
Note that we are missing v.48 (1968), which you can tell because we have v.47 (1967) listed by itself, then pick up with the v.49-v.72 run.
You will be notified by email when your request is available and you can download it from your Interlibrary Loan account.
The Chicago Manual of Style is the guide to writing conventions, citations, footnotes, endnotes, and bibliographies in history.