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History of Louisiana - HIST 2100

Choosing Secondary Sources

Secondary sources are documents used to analyze, interpret, or study an historically important person or event. Examples of secondary sources include

  • peer reviewed articles,
  • scholarly books,
  • government reports, and
  • documentary films.

Watch the video below to find out how to choose the best secondary sources.

Browse the Shelves

Use the call numbers below to find books about Louisiana history on the library's shelves.

F 366-380: Louisiana

F 1170: French America, Louisiana, 1698-1803

Find Secondary Sources

Secondary source books and articles can be found in the following databases.

To access these resources, you will need to log in with your L-number. Your pin is the six digits of your birthday – MMDDYY. For example, if your birthday is July 29, 2003, your pin would be 072903.

Secondary Sources Titles

This bibliography is a sample of book-length primary source titles available at the SOWELA Library & Learning Resource Center. This list does not contain all of the titles available through the SOWELA Library relevant to this class. More secondary source titles can be found searching the catalog and other online resources.

Many of the titles listed below are physical books. Electronic books are labeled and also available through the library.

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