Focus your topic with the help of encyclopedias
Maud Gonne (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)
Maud Gonne (Encyclopedia of Irish History & Culture)
The development of gender history (Encyclopedia of European Social History)
Carefully review the suggested reading lists in encyclopedias and biographical dictionaries.
Start thinking about possible primary sources
- Published diaries?
- Contemporary news coverage?
What types of primary source materials could be available for your topic?
Visit the Rearch Guide for Primary Sources for advice on research strategies.
Maud Gonne's correspondence
Maud Gonne's autobiography
Maud Gonne's political writings
The United Irishwomen: their place, work and ideals
(Dublin, 1911. Gerritsen collection)
- Library Catalog
A catalog of library holdings worldwide. WorldCat will indicate any local library holdings and also offers an inter-library loan request option. WorldCat uses the same Library of Congress subjects as the library's catalog.
- Scholarly journals
History journal indexes
Consult other subject specific journal indexes for cross-disciplinary topics.