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HIST 398 : Historians and History (Spring 2018)

Research guide for New Mexico & regional history

Get Started in Research for History 398

Welcome to the research guide for History 398. The resources below are a great place to start your research.

   Use the menu on the left to find additional resources for finding books, articles, and more.

Find Articles

Start with these databases:

Top journals for New Mexico & Regional History

Find Books

Search the Library Catalog to find books on your topic

The NMSU Library Catalog provides access to books, videos, government documents, newspapers, microfilm, archive collections, and many other resources. The Catalog is now part of the Primo Discovery System

When searching in Primo you are searching:

  • Books, DVDs, journals and other physical items found in the Library

  • Most of the library's online journal articles and newspaper content

  • The NMSU Library Special Collections and Digital Archives

What else can I do with Primo?

  • Renew materials you checked out, use My Account.

  • Create and save lists, save to My Research.

  • Order books from other libraries in the NMSU system



Books may be in various places in the library depending on the primary subject and how it is cataloged. In most cases, books on New Mexico History in the circulating collection will be on the 2nd floor in Zuhl Library in the call number areas: F791-F805.  There are also a large number of materials on New Mexico History in Special Collections in Branson Library.