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Ms. Murdoch's courses: A research guide

A guide to resources for research assignments in Ms. Murdoch's courses

Reference Tools

Finding Secondary Sources

Search the Vassar Library Catalog for books:


Follow the notes and bibliographies of Reference tools and secondary source books for citations for additional secondary sources (and primary sources).

Search the following indexes by keyword or subject to find scholarly journal articles and book reviews (which often describe the key secondary source book on your topic). Some indexes include citations for books and book chapters which you may look for at Vassar in our Library Catalog or request via Connect NY or InterLibraryLoan.