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U.S. Environmental History

Secondary Sources

Secondary sources can help you learn about the common arguments around a topic, can inform and guide you to additional sources, and can help support an argument. 

This section provides a direct link to search for books in our online catalog, DELCAT, a list of E-book collections, and discipline specific databases where you can find scholarly articles. See below the search box to get tips for searching. 

Basic Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases
    • "trench warfare"
    • "Iranian Coup"
  • Capitalize Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR)
    • narrative OR plot
    • "American Involvement" AND World War I
  • Items at UD appear first in the list of search results. Other items can be requested via InterLibrary Loan.
  • Visit our DELCAT Research Guide for additional tips! 

These books listed below provide examples of environmental histories on non-environmental topics.

The following journal titles are only a fraction of what UD subscribes to. For a full list of our journals, or to explore by subject, go to the "Research" tab on the library's homepage and click "E-Journals."

This is a small selection of print material related to the environment that can be found in Special Collections. To find Special Collections holding from the catalog: When searching, limit the search results to "Special Collections."

All Special Collections material must be used in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Morris Library.

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