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HPNL and the African American Research Center are located in Room 246 of the Main Library.


History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

246 Main Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801

Guides & Tutorials

Research Guides and Tutorials

Course Guides

Arranged chronologically by semester.

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Fall 2014

  • History 200E
    Family, Gender, and Law: Transitions, East and West.

Spring 2014

  • History 200C
    History of Emotions: United States, 1880s-1960s

Fall 2013

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Summer 2011

  • History 352
    Europe in the World, 1750 to the Present.

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

Summer 2010

Spring 2010

Fall 2009

Summer 2009

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

  • Theater 399/591 & African American Studies 389 [Temporarily unavailable: Please contact us for more information]
    African American Women in Theater.
  • History 200A
    Crime and Gender in Early Modern Europe.
  • History 498A
    Baseball and Integration.
  • History 498B
    The French Revolution.
  • History 498D
    Local History in a Global Context.

Summer 2008

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

  • English 116-U1
    Introduction to American Literature
  • HIS 498-D
    Women Candidates for US President
  • HIS 498-I
    Americanism & Anti-Americanism: 1890-1990
  • HIS 498-J
    Nation and the Geographic Imagination
  • HIS 507
    Recovering the Voices of the Colonized: Trends in Latin American Ethnohistory

Spring 2007

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Video Tutorials

  1. Types of Historical Sources & Where to Find Them
    1. Part I: Primary Sources
    2. Part II: Secondary Sources
  2. Why Use Anything Other Than Google?
  3. Analyzing a Topic
  4. Search Queries in Library Databases
  5. American Newspapers, 1800-1860

More Guides/Tutorials

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