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Research Help for Historians

This guide will help you find resources related to historical research. If you have any questions or need additional help, please don't hesitate to contact Anne Grant, Research Librarian for History, at

Find Articles on General Historical Topics

Find Articles on American History

Find Articles on World History

Google Scholar with Clemson Links

Book Reviews

In many databases, adding the word "review" to a search for phrases from the book's title will find book reviews.

Other databases allow you to check a box or select reviews.

  • Academic Search Complete
    • on the initial page, choose Document Type "Book Review"
    • in the Advanced Search, check the Item Type box beside "Review"
  • Iter
    • in the Advanced Search, select Type of Work "Review"

What if Clemson doesn't have the article online?