HST 1001: World History
Books in the Main Stacks
Greece - History
Rome - History
Middle East - History
China - History
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Chronology of world history.
Encyclopedia of world trade: from ancient times to the present.
Gardner’s art through the ages.
The Harper encyclopedia of military history : from 3500 BC to the present.
Encyclopedia of women in the Middle Ages.
Women in world history:a biographical encyclopedia.
Chambers biographical dictionary. A single volume encyclopedia containing major figures in world history.
Encyclopedia of world biography. Multi-volume encyclopedia containing major figures in world history.
Great lives from history: Ancient and Medieval series. A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of 470 individuals whose contributions influenced world culture and the social development of societies flourishing in earlier centuries.
Women in the Middle Ages: An encyclopedia.
Ancient history atlas. This simple atlas is useful for visualizing empires and movements.
Hammond historical atlas of the world. A collection of maps showing borders of significant empires, patterns of migration, population, and more.
Muir’s historical atlas: Ancient, medieval, and modern. This is one of the classic historical atlases. This atlas is useful for locating places.
The Anchor atlas of world history. This multi-volume atlas is useful for tracing migrations, movements, and themes through history, i.e., path of Bubonic Plague, Roman roads in Britain.
Find Subject Articles
Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
= database and full text info.
Country information. Type in the name of a country.
Foreign Government Resources on the Web
Click on left of page on "World Regions Countries" to get country listings.
Information Please - World Countries
Information includes geography, government, history, economy, ethnicity, and more. To search type in the name of the country.
ODCI Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
A directory of world leaders published by the Central Intelligence Agency.
Lists heads of state and government. There is an "Index" listing Foreign Ministers for all countries and a "Chronicle of relevant events since 1996."
Statistical Resources on the Web Foreign Government Data Sources
Various types of information provided in foreign statistic reports.
Weidenbaum Center at Washington University in St. Louis
Click on Nation to get country information about the country's governmental structure.
World Health Organization
Click on "Countries" on the left-hand side to locate country-specific information.
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