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Historical Studies


Historical Studies Library Guide

This guide provides information and links to resources that could be useful for History students. To access the list of key resources in History, as well as guidance on searching for resources, click on one of the options on the left.

Please do not hesitate the contact me for further enquiries. We, the library staff, are here to help you become proficient in finding, evaluating and integrating information into your assignments and research. 

My contact details are on the box on the left, or come and visit me on level 8 of the main library. 

Use the search box above to discover the quality study and research materials the library has gathered for you. For a tutorial and video on how to use uKwazi click on the Find Books button on the left.

Helpful Hint


To help you understand some of our “library Language” the UWC library has created a multilingual online glossary, please check it out.


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