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HIST 212: The Haitian Revolution (Spring 2024)

Important Guidelines

  • Foremost: the OCR is bad and there will be false hits.
  • Keep your searches simple. Two or Three terms, Four max.
  • Use the built in limiters in the database to narrow results.
  • Be mindful of terminology and keywords. Use language from the time period.
    • Once you find a newspaper article on your topic, pay attention to the language they use. Look for possible keywords you might use.
  • Use the NEAR command
  • Use the Headline feature.