Mr. Carlos Garcia & Dr. Cochrane

the Industrial Revolution

Sources for the Inventions Project

First, look at books from the FHS Library's collection HERE. (user name fhs, NO Password)

Next, look at the GALE Resources on US History HERE .

Hint: Use both Britannica Encyclopedia (Britannica School) AND US History

Hint: look up Inventions AND look up Industrial Revolution in America

Pages to use for images and other primary sources (besides Gale):

Digital Public Library of America (images, video, sound, documents):

Library of Congress (photos, video, sound, manuscripts, newspapers):

Digital Commonwealth - MA Archival Collections online (images, video, etc. all about MA):


Your list of sources (bibliography) should include the title, author, any publication information and the year published. What is included depends on the type of source you are using.


Author last name, Author first name, Title of Book, Publisher City, Publisher, Date of Publication.

Article in a Journal or Magazine:

Author last name, Author First name, "Title of Article," Title of Journal, Volume, Number, pages, date.


Author. "Title." Title of container (self contained if book), Other contributors (translators or editors), Version (edition), Number (vol. and/or no.), Publisher, Publication Date, Location (pages, paragraphs and/or URL, DOI or permalink). 2nd container’s title, Other contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location, Date of Access (if applicable).