Local History Research Guide

Guide Introduction

This Local History Research Guide provides information about the Harold B. Lee Library’s print and microform collections, online databases, Internet resources, and other resources for conducting research. This guide works best when used with Microsoft Internet Explorer.

For more information, contact Mike Hunter, (mike_hunter@byu.edu), American, British and Mormon History Librarian, 1224 Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.

Local History Research
Strategy Steps:

Guide Introduction
Choose a Topic
Find Background Information
Narrow Your Topic and Form a Research Question
Find Research Materials
Evaluate and Cite Sources
Formulate a Thesis Statement
Write the Paper


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Updated: Wednesday, 6 March 2002