Not sure where to start? Consulting reference sources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks) is a great way to start any research project (Think Wikipedia--but credible). Reference resources, such as subject encyclopedias, can provide:
If print isn't really your thing...try search searching for reference sources in "Credo," our online database of reference sources.
We have many excellent reference titles in both print and eBook format. The following list is a sampling of reference titles in History available @ Long Library.