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History of the British Empire: Books and Articles

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects

Google Books and HathiTrust

Google Books Contains:

  • Out-of-copyright books that can be downloaded ("Full View")
  • Newer books that are fully searchable but not fully viewable (viewable amount ranges from snippets to multiple pages)
  • Some magazine articles

Getting a Copy of the Books You Find:

  • Look for Find in a library link in left margin
  • If there is no library link, copy and paste the title into a library catalog

Searching Hints:

  • The Advanced search is often best
  • Use quotation marks to indicate phrases

Advanced Google Books Search

Google Book Search

Article Databases

Library Catalogs