These collections can provide valuable information about key figures in history. Many entries will list sources for the individual and identify key works written by the person. Once you can identify the title of a publication, you can search in the UTL catalogue or primary source text collections.
Use these collections to gather background information and lists of recommended sources. If you have key titles for a topic or identify key works, then you can search in the UTL catalogue to locate this material.
You may find this source useful when working with primary source documents. The meaning of words can evolve over time.