Research guides

Subject guides, how-tos, and other useful resources for researchers using the Minnesota Historical Society's Gale Family Library.

Research self-help

A list of self-help resources to help you prepare for an appointment or conduct your research from a distance.

Primary and secondary sources

Watch our video to learn the difference between primary and secondary sources with examples from the Minnesota Historical Society's collections.

Citing materials

Learn to properly cite research sources with helpful examples.