This guide is designed to help you find good sources on Florida history. It includes links to library catalogs to find books, videos, etc., and to research databases to find articles in scholarly journals. You will be able to find primary documents in both the catalogs and in research databases.
Below is an example of the primary documents you can find using the "Other Collections" tab in the library catalog. This is from the University of Florida Digital Collections. Click on the image below to see more llustrations of "old Florida".
To find information about each kind of research instrument, use the tabs above or follow these links.
- Library Catalogs - find items in the UNF Library and libraries all over the world - books, videos, cds, government documents, etc.
- Articles - find articles in newspapers, magazines and journals.
- Encyclopedias and Handbooks - find basic information on your topic in academic encyclopedias.
- Newspapers - find articles in newspapers (current and historical)
- Interlibrary Loan Information - we can get what you need from other libraries.
- Online Repositories and Oral Histories - find primary documents.
- Primary Documents - description and hints for finding.
MLIS, University of South Carolina BA History, University of Florida