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A Sign of the Times

Signing of the Declaration of Principles, 1993
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Welcome

Welcome to the Class of 1945 Library. This guide will help you with your research project. Click on a tabs above to see all of the relevant sources that are available in the Library. If you have any questions, please ask the Librarian at the reference desk for help!

Research Strategy for Ancient & Medieval History

This guide is organized to help you in the research process, which usually proceeds from general sources to more specific ones.

STEP 1:  Begin with Reference Sources (print and online) for background information

STEP 2:  Find Books (overviews and monographs)

STEP 3:  Look for articles in Magazines & Journals 

STEP 4:  Search for primary-source documents (such as maps) created at the time of your topic. Try Ancient and Medieval History Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online for primary sources; also check the Websites tab.  

Reference & Instruction Librarian

Kate Lennon-Walker
Contact:
Class of 1945 Library
Phillips Exeter Academy

603-777-3559 (Office)
603-777-3313 (Reference Desk)

Monday-Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 1:30 - 9:00