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CSUCI Guide to Archival Research: Home


Welcome to all our new freshmen/transfer student here at CSUCI!

About the Creator

This guide was created by Damaris Juarez, Broome Library's 2020 Intern. Damaris is a Senior History Major and is interested in a career in libraries and archives.


Broome Library’s Guide to Library Research 

This guide is meant to introduce and expose some of the basic forms of research within the Cal State Channel Islands University John Spoor Broome Library. By informing the reader about the use of databases, sources, finding guides, and archives. The reader can use this guide to receive information about the process of researching for primary and secondary sources through our databases or archive at CSUCI. 

Students will be able to locate and use John Spoor Broome Library 

  • Databases

  • Collections

  • Finding Aid  

  • Know the difference between primary and secondary sources 

  • Key Terms to know for archival research.