This course guide will help you find scholarly resources for your research paper.

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Welcome to the HIST 139 Research Guide

Glendora Citrus Association, early 1900s, showing packing-house workers and orange crates

This guide provides ...

HIST 139 students resources and strategies for accessing scholarly sources in order to effectively research a topic in California history.

Key Research Essay Requirements

  • 6-8 pages with a clear thesis identifying an argument about some aspect of California history.
  • MLA or Chicago (works cited or bibliography) style  format featuring five scholarly or primary sources (books are articles).
  • Locate and cite at least two primary sources.

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Interlibrary Loan

Books or magazine articles that are not owned by Citrus can be borrowed from another library. You can place your own requests through the link to the Interlibrary Loan Request Form. Please allow up to two weeks to get requested materials.

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