UTEP Library Resources:
- Do a broad search: "Prohibition, alcohol"
- Use the Revise Your Search/Narrow by Between Years option to narrow down dates:
example: 1920-1933 (for Prohibition)
example: 1929-1939 (Great Depression)
- Narrow down by location (USA)
- Narrow down by State (e.g., Texas)
-For primary sources, you can add the term "sources" or "personal narratives" or "photographs"
-Historic newspapers are also primary sources
-Check the oral history collection and the image collection online
Look in archival and book collections and some databases for primary sources.
This is a library research guide made specifically for your class. Here you will find links to recommended resources to guide your research; short how-tos; information related to HIST 4325,The Great Depression, personalized librarian assistance; and help with both print and electronic resources available through the UTEP Library.
A scholarly or peer-reviewed article is one that is reviewed by a panel of experts in the field. The following are a few characteristics of a scholarly article:
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