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INQ 300 Revitalizing Main Street: Home

Databases for INQ 300

Welcome to Fintel Library's Guide to Main Street


The tabs at the top of the page break our resources down into some general areas.

The concept of “Main Street” has been the centerpiece of community identity for American cities and small towns since the late 1800s. It evolved beyond a central address into a cultural touchstone that reflects a place’s history, memory, aesthetics, economy, politics, aspirations, and values.


Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries and other materials you use to "refer" to. Use these resources for background information on a topic.