Portland Metro and Oregon Research: Home
Support for research about local issues, places, laws, people, history, and more.
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This guide is designed to help students doing local research projects about local issues by providing resources related to metro Portland and Oregon.
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- Oregon EncyclopediaThe Oregon Encyclopedia provides definitive, authoritative information about the State of Oregon, including significant places, culture, institutions, events, and people. The Oregon Encyclopedia is part of the Oregon Historical Society's Digital History Projects, in partnership with Portland State University and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English. The OE has also been supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, Willamette University, and the Oregon State Library.
The following guides contain local resources specific to research in that subject area:
History - Oregon
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This research guide was adapted from Portland State University's Portland & Oregon Research Guide originally created by Meredith Farkas (who is now at PCC) and currently maintained by Kimberly Pendell.
Any suggestions for improvement to this guide can be sent to Meredith Farkas.