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History Research Guide - Introduction
History & Political Science
This guide is intended to help you with basic research related to the disciplines of History & Political Science. Within this guide you will find potentially useful sources as well as relevant databases you can use to discover additional books, articles, and primary sources on your own. The vast majority of these resources are accessible online, while others are physically located in the Neil Hellman Library. Please feel free to get in touch if you need further assistance:
Visit the Reference Desk, located on the main floor of the Neil Hellman Library, during regular hours.
Chat with a librarian using our Ask Us 24/7 service.
History & Political Science at the College of Saint Rose
Visit the department's website to learn about History & Political Science faculty, and program highlights, course requirements, and learning objectives for majors.
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is the American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. Learn more about the Saint Rose chapter from their Facebook page .
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college and university students of political science in the United States. Its purpose is to recognize and promote high academic achievement in the field of political science.
Select Professional Organizations
The American Historical Association is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies. The AHA provides leadership for the discipline by protecting academic freedom, developing professional standards, supporting scholarship and innovative teaching, and helping to sustain and enhance the work of historians. As the largest organization of professional historians in the world, the AHA represents more than 12,000 members and serves historians representing every historical period and geographical area in a wide variety of professions. . Affiliated societies
The Coordinating Council for Women in History , an organization for women in the historical profession, is committed to exploring the diverse experiences and histories of all women. Its primary goals are to educate men and women on the status of women in the historical profession and to promote research and interpretation in areas of women’s history.
The National Council for History Education provides professional and intellectual leadership to foster an engaged community committed to the teaching, learning, and appreciation of diverse histories.
Saint Rose Links
Link to the department's main page.
List of the department faculty and their contact information.
Contact the Reference Desk