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*World History

Resources and tips for historical research at Brandeis.

Search Tips

Start by brainstorming keywords and search terms. Use subject headings or descriptors to help generate search terms.

When you find a good article, look at its References or Works Cited list. That will often lead you to other useful sources.

If you see an article you'd like to read but you don't see the full text, click on the  "GET IT" button. This will open a new window that will allow you to see if Brandeis has access to the article through another database or in print. If we don't have the article online or in print, you'll see an option to request the article through Interlibrary Loan

Recommended Databases

For a broad search, start with the Articles & More tab of the Library's OneSearch. This searches across many of our subscription academic databases to find individual articles from journals, newspapers, magazines, and more. For a more focused search, try one of these recommended databases:*

*The databases in this list were selected as starting points. To access the complete selection of databases at Brandeis, visit our library database list.

Interlibrary Loan

Need to place an interlibrary loan (ILL) request for an article?