The purpose of this guide is to help you identify and obtain library research materials on Dr. Watts' class: History 240 - Human Rights in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850. This guide will assist you in locating information sources for your various research assignments.
OneSearch on the library homepage is a good way to start your research. After entering a search term, you will see results that include articles, books, electronic books and resources, and newspaper articles. Options on the left side will help you refine your results via several different parameters, including type, subject, location, and date. However, you might want to try other, more specific, search options as well.
To search for books that are available here in Boatwright, use the Library Catalog tab and narrow to “Books & More” or “Campus Libraries,” where you can also focus on a specific UR library. Start with a keyword search or "all words" using terms related to your topic. When you have found one or two relevant books, examine their subjects headings to help guide further searching. You can also add descriptive terms such as "politics and government" or "newspapers" for more specific searching. If you need help understanding call numbers, this video will help!