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20th Century South African History: Getting Started

Background information

Articles

General Databases
  • Academic Search Complete
    Good general database for articles.
  • Dissertations and Theses: Full Text
    Full text of dissertations - excellent way to "dig deeper" and see what research has been done on a topic.   The bibliographies are very useful too.
  • Historical Abstracts
    History of all countries except the US and Canada since 1450.  Includes articles and books.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic
    For recent South African newspaper articles and legal information.  Go to Sources/Countries/South Africa
  • PAIS
    For articles, government documents and NGO reports.

Specialized Databases

 

Your Librarian

Carson Holloway
Contact:
Librarian for Military History, History of Science and Technology, Britain, Ireland and Commonwealth



Perkins and Lilly Libraries

919-660-5997

email: carson.holloway@duke.edu

Locating articles

Found an article? Click on Get it @ Duke to locate the full-text for items you find in the databases. A box will pop up and tell you if the item is available online or in print.

Need help using Get it @ Duke? Check out this short tutorial (2 min).

Not available through Duke? Request it (free!) from another library using Document Delivery.