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ECON 2P10: United States Economic History

A guide to information sources for your term paper which includes tips on finding background information, books, articles, and statistics on your essay topic. There are also tips on evaluating sources, essay writing, and citing sources in APA Style.

United States Economic History Research Guide

This research guide is targeted at Brock University students enrolled in ECON 2P10 and provides tips on researching your term paper topic and links to information sources.

  • Some sources may be Open Access (accessible to anyone) and are noted with an open padlock icon 
  • Other sources (such as subscription databases) may be restricted to current Brock University students/faculty/staff. 

The guide includes information about:

  • Background information sources and tips on finding books on your topic
  • Finding primary sources
  • Finding articles from academic journals, magazines, or newspapers on your topic
  • Finding data and statistics
  • Evaluating information sources
  • Tips on essay writing and citing your sources in APA Style