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Lansing Community College Library

History: Getting Started


Lansing Community College Land Acknowledgement

Lansing Community College occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishnaabeg - Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi peoples. In particular, the City of Lansing and LCC reside on land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

Textbooks for LCC History Courses

History Databases

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Start researching historical topics by first gaining a general understanding of the event, person, time period or issue. Try one of the following databases to help you find background information on historical topics.