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History - Bloomington

Brick building with a vaulted ceilingWelcome to the History Library Guide!

Explore this library guide to find primary sources, peer reviewed research, biographies, Indiana state history, and more.

Indiana History

Indiana State Seal


Research Indiana state history and famous Hoosiers.

General/World History

Tutankhamen's Sarcophagus


Scholarly articles and reference materials on general/world history.

Documentation Style

Words related to plagiarism and citation

Tips on avoiding plagiarism, a plagiarism quiz, and help with Turabian, Chicago, APA, and MLA Documentation Styles.

U.S. History

Abraham Lincoln Memorial


Scholarly articles and reference materials on American history.

Streaming Videos

Old Fashioned Movie Reel


Full-length streaming videos from Films on Demand and Annenberg Learner.

The Captive, etc.

Cover of The Captive


Outside readings for Marian Young's HIST 101, including The Captive, Irish Immigration to the United States, The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten, The Gospel of Wealth, and others.