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A Sign of the Times

"The Meiji Empress Teaching Children to Read"
Toyohara Kunichika, 1887
From ArtSTOR


Welcome to the Class of 1945 Library. This guide will help you research your History 208 project. Click on a tab 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

STEP 1:  Begin in the Reference Collection (Print and Online)  

STEP 2:  Find Books (Overviews and Monographs)

STEP 3:  Search for primary-source documents written at the time of your topic. These can be found in the Library's databases.

Reserve Rules

A COURSE RESERVE has been set up for this class because so many students will be working on this research paper at the same time.

1. Reserve books should be checked out even if being used during class time.

2. You may check out books for two hours or overnight within two hours of closing.

3. Books checked out overnight must be returned within two hours of opening.

4. Late fines are 50 cents per hour.

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