History Writing Links
Electronic Journal Indexes
[Available to W&M students, faculty and staff]
America: History & Life
"The" database for articles and essays in American History
"The" database for articles and essays in non-American History
A source for top scholarly journals in electronic format
Another source for scholarly journals in electronic format
Swem Library at the College of William and Mary
Information Gateway--starting point for all research at W&M.
Guide to American History Resources--an extremely helpful primer on researching America's past.
Ask EARL--ask the W&M Reference Librarians a question and get a response by email.
Research Assistance Form--make an appointment with a W&M Librarian for research assistance.
Other Writing Centers
Purdue OWL Writing Center--a treasure-trove of on-line writing handouts for writers, EXTREMELY HELPFUL.
William & Mary's Writing Resources Center--a great source for William & Mary students.
Tidewater Community College Writing Center--a number of good handouts, especially on grammar.
The Writers Library at George Mason University--very helpful handouts on many subjects.
Writing Questions and Answers at Iowa State University--a number of good handouts on content & organization.
The Library of Congress--the largest library in the world.
National Archives and Records Administration--an important source for American historians.
American Historical Association--a professional organization for American historians studying all periods & places.
Organization of American Historians--a professional organization for all those who study American history.