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HIS 231: History of Latin American Civilizations (Online): Getting Started

This guide is for students in History 231 online. For help, email

Welcome & Introduction

HIS 231: History of Latin American Civilizations (Online)

This guide will assist you in using resources for the HIS 231 Week 2 assignment. 

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Maya Calendar Assignment

In one assignment, the professor asks you to find one scholarly article using the library databases that talks about the Maya calendar, specifically the 2012 "apocalypse" phenomenon.   

Your best bet is to search in the following databases (see the tabs above for detailed info and links):

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Project Muse
  • Historical Abstracts

Need Help?

For individual research help, schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian.