Get started with these...
A and E Biography (Really! It's surprisingly good!)
Info from the US State Department
Dig deep in the research with these...(some good Primary Sources too!)
https://avalon.law.yale.edu/ Great for primary sources. Use the search tool at the upper right hand corner.
https://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/military-history/29-conflict-index-click on HTML or PDF after selecting a person's name
Web sources for specific people:
Kim Il Sung (Korean War Oral Histories)
Boston Public Library Ecard Sign up for free access to JSTOR, the NYTIMES archives (to 1985) and more.
This service can be helpful if your subject is proving very difficult to research. If you need help you can see a librarian for assistance with this.
Hint: check the reserve shelf for print materials before heading for the stacks.
Look at the "Resource Lists" tab (public) and select from the Dictators/Hero/Villain list and Dictators/Hero/Villain print source list.
To read eBooks: Click "Read It!" and enter USER NAME: hingham PASSWORD: hingham when prompted.
You can also search our catalog for books here:
HHS book catalog
and don't forget the
Hingham Public Library book catalog
Hingham Public Library EBooks
HPL Reference E BooksReference E Books
see Ms. Gallagher-Woolley
if you do not have your library card number.
Facts on File: Modern World History and ISSUES and CONTROVERSIES
UN: hingham PW: hingham
Gale InfoTrac Use this same link from home too! Watch a video on how to pick a topic in Gale databases here:
Search a collection in the database such as:
- World History Collection, OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS, Biography in Context, Global Issues in Context, War and Terrorism Collection, Military and Intelligence Collection AND The New York Times Archives since 1985.