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The essays in this volume provide an introduction to both the varieties of work in which public historians are engaged and the common purposes they share.
Welcome to the subject guide for Public History! Visit the tabs above or links below to find more. Please don't hesitate to contact me with your research questions.
Find research and scholarship unique to digital technology.
Find information on conservation and restoration of historic buildings and landscapes.
Museums and Historical Sites
Find information related to archives, historic sites, and museums (including living history and historic house museums).
Find resources dedicated to the methodology and practice of collecting oral history.
Quick Links for Public History
JMU Library Catalog
Find books, ebooks, films, sound recordings, and government documents available to JMU users
Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide that includes manuscripts written as early as the 1000 B.C., books, audio visual media, and internet source
America: History & Life
An index with abstracts to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present; excludes the US and Canada.
Academic Search Complete
Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Contains indexes and abstracts for topics in librarianship, including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.