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History IA & EE: Introduction

Sources to help explore, define, and research History IA and EE topics

Links and resources


This guide is a collection of books and databases useful the IB History IA's and EE's.  The books in the book tab are all recommended primary sources by the History department.  

Another source is Katie Day's excellent History LibGuide for High School students.  

Google Scholar Searches

Google Scholar Search

Boolean Searches

Use AND to find all your search terms
migrant AND labour AND remittances

Use OR to find any of your search terms
migration OR remittances

Search for exact phrases using quotations " " (this is important to prevent confusion with "economic development".)
“development economics”

Use truncation (*) to find different word endings and plurals
econom* finds economist, economic, economics, economy, economical

Use the Wildcard (?) to find variations in spelling
labo?r finds labor and labour

Use brackets ( )  for complex search statements
“development economics” AND (migration OR remittances)