Workshop: Using the Internet for Historical Research on April 7

Using the Internet for Historical Research

More and more valuable historical information can now be found on the internet, especially primary source material being digitized by libraries and research institutions around the world. This workshop will highlight some of the most interesting web sites and web tools, and discuss search methods to help you find quality historical information online. Learn about:

  • History Web Sites
  • Major Digital and Audio/Visual Collections
  • Historic Newspaper Collections
  • Google Books and other Online Book Collections
  • Domain Searches and Other Advanced Searching
  • Creating a Google Custom Search
  • Wikipedia as a way of finding Online Resources
Date: April 7 @ 2PM

Location: SBS Building, 3rd floor SINC Site

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Kristen Nyitray

Kristen Nyitray

Associate Librarian; Director, Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries
Contact her for research assistance with rare books, manuscript collections, historical maps, and SBU history. E-mail:
Kristen Nyitray
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