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History B309/H309

This guide is intended for students in the course "Britain Before 1688". It directs students to resources that are helpful for fulfilling the research requirements of the course and briefly discusses issues of database search construction and strategies.

Finding Reference Works in IUCAT

Reference works are a great way to find general information about a topic or to help you find a topic for a research paper.  Finding reference works such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, or bibliographies in IUCAT is easy!

  • Login to IUCAT
  • Click on Advanced Search
  • In the keyword search box type in a general keyword such as: women
  • In the Subject search box type in one of the following
    • Encyclopedias
    • Dictionaries
    • Bibliography
    • Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Biography Databases