Thursday, December 01, 2005

Ancient History

Mrs. Bristol's Ancient Famous Places Project

The purpose of this pathfinder is to introduce you to the variety of resources the Duxbury High School Library has to offer. By combining both print and electronic resources, you’ll be able to evaluate resources and select easily the best source for your topic. Please read through the sections below to help begin your research!

Electronic Databases

Please use The History Study Center, a terrific electronic database for this assignment. If you're trying to access the History Study Center from home, you must have the username and password, which is available from Ms. Barrett, and you must click here. The handout Ms. Barrett will provide you has the username and password needed to access this database from home.


Link to our catalog to search for books. Be sure to search by as many keywords as you can think of to find the best books on your topic. Also, if you would just like to browse our shelves the Dewey Decimal classification number for History of the Ancient World is 937 & 938.

Bibliography Help

Go to Citation Machine for assistance in creating your citations and bibliography. Please be sure to ask your teacher if he or she wants you to use APA style or MLA style.

Web Sites

Ancient History Sourcebook

Best of History Websites: Ancient History

Internet Public Library: Ancient History Directory

Librarians Internet Index

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