Resources and Related Links
- American Historical Association: The association for all historians.
- World History Association: Promotes the study of global history by encouraging and supporting research, teaching, collegial communication, and publication in world history.
- Phi Alpha Theta: A professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
- National Council on Public History: A professional association devoted to the study and practice of public history.
- Nevada Division of Museums and History: State-sponsored Site contains numerous links to Silver State history websites having to do with such subjects as Women in Nevada History, Railroads, and Nevada archives.
- H-Net: An international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web.
- The History Journals Guide: The History Journals Guide is an international directory for journals and discussion lists in the fields of history and archaeology.
- Yahoo Guide to History Journals: Again, Yahoo provides a good starting point outside of a University Library system.
- The United States National Archives: Provides ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the National experience.
- United Kingdom National Archives: Spanning 1000 years of British history, from Domesday Book to government papers recently released to the public. You can view certain documents online.
- Society of American Archivists: The Society of American Archivists serves the educational and informational needs of historians and provides leadership to help ensure the identification, preservation, and use of the nation's historical record.
- Avalon Project: Yale Law School archive of historical legal documents, including charters, treaties, and other agreements.
- UNR Library History Resources: Our own library system is a great place to begin your research.
- Yahoo's History Links Page: A great place to start a search for information on organizations, education, and techniques used in studying both United States and World History.
- Internet History Sourcebooks Project: Collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. Includes Medieval, European and Modern history pages.
- The Library of Congress: Many sources and helpful approaches for student researches.
- University of Wisconsin's Citation Guide: A very good explanation of the Chicago Manual, or Turabian style of citation, as well as APA style.
- Online! Citation Styles: An updated page of citations for internet and World Wide Web sources.
Careers and Advice
- The AHA guide to careers in History: From the American Historical Association, a short, but comprehensive introduction to careers in History.
- So You Want to be a History Major? - from Phi Theta Alpha
- H-Net History Major: A section of the expansive H-Net website that covers questions and shares advice with history majors. Includes an email forum for history majors.