History & Political Science
Research and writing are at the heart of history. This site provides advice on historical research and links to a wide variety of research sites and search engines of interest to the historian.
Voice of the Shuttle started in 1994 as a suite of static Web pages, and is now a database that serves content dynamically on the Web. Users gain greater flexibility in viewing and searching, while editors are able to work more efficiently and flexibly. They've tried to maintain most of the original structure of the site, which models the way the humanities are organized for research and teaching as well as the way they are adapting to social, cultural, and technological changes.
Bartleby.com, Great Books Online is the preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge. Start here for any book published on line.
The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University. The Labyrinth's easy-to-use menus and links provide connections to databases, services, texts, and images on other servers around the world.
This is a massive, complex, and extremely valuable Central Catalogue that provides direct links to network sites through its index and maintains a large number of files of pointers for countries, periods, and subject for which there is not yet a member site.
This is an excellent beginning place for history students. Information can be obtained on historical sources in the SOU Library, the research and writing of historical papers, and other helpful information directed primarily to students of American history.