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Re-Blog from American Historical Association: Career-Planning as an Undergraduate in History

We thought we would share one of the AHA’s recent blog posts! Check it out for some very helpful tips and tools as you make your way through your academic career! Blog post here: http://blog.historians.org/2015/06/ba-in-history-career-planning/

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Study Secrets from UCF History Students

What is your current study style? Late-night cramming? Last-minute study session with friends? Osmosis? Finals have ended for the spring semester and maybe you are looking for some new methods to try out for the ones for summer. Here are some great study secrets we found from current University of Central Florida history students. Have some of y

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Postcard from Turkey: Digitization of sources from the Ottomon Era

 Originally posted on International Librarians Network: Today’s postcard comes from Selçuk Aydin, Specialist Librarian and Project Coordinator at the Atatürk Library in Instanbul. Selçuk wanted to tell us about a current project to digitise historic material held in the Library. History The Foundation of Ataturk Library the first

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HELP! What Should I Do My History Thesis On

Is time approaching for you to select a research topic? Maybe you are applying to MA or PhD programs and want to begin approaching faculty you will work with. Perhaps you are already in a program and are about to prepare a proposal. The question of what you should complete a thesis or dissertation on might seem deceptively simple. Then why is it so

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Tips for Researching Your Thesis

As a serious student, you most likely spend a lot of time worrying about your thesis and trying to find time to conduct research. Between classes, graduate student events, trying to maintain a social life, and maybe even working a job or two, it may seem like an unbelievable task. The truth is, there are a lot of tips and tricks you can utilize to

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What History Projects Are University of Central Florida Faculty Working On?

As a student, you most likely engage with your faculty often, either in class or while discussing your own work. But do you know what research your professors are conducting? Faculty at the Department of History are engaged in very exciting research. Here’s a small sample! Professor Richard Byington “Currently I'm looking at how the USS Cons

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Guest Post: Emma Brink on Internships: Where Everybody Wins!

Love this! Insight into Internships

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Fast Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Trip to the Archives

If you are a grad student in the humanities, odds are that you will have to make a trip to the archives at some point in your academic career. Archives can range from homey rooms in a heritage center to imposing vaults in state and national archives. Oftentimes, researchers travel long distances to review what an archive has to offer. Since time i

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