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HIST 201: Modern African History: Home

Research guide for HIST 201 (Winter 2023)

Getting Started

Librarian Office Hours

Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:00pm
Leacock 632
*Note: There will be no Office Hours on March 22 or 29, 2023.


Find Recent Newspaper Articles

Newspapers are primary sources of information about historical and current events. As a McGill student, you have access to thousands of newspapers from all across the world. Explore some of the options below for your assignment.

Single Titles


La Presse
Montreal Gazette
Globe & Mail
New York Times
The Times & The Sunday Times


Find Scholarly Research Articles

Specialized databases


History as a discipline uses the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) for citations, and usually the Notes-Bibliography form. This requires creating properly formatted footnotes footnotes and a Bibliography for your assignments. Resources to understand the Chicago style of citations are included below.


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Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

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