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Articles & Databases: History

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search multiple history databases simultaneously

For additional history resources see History Research Guide.

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America: History & Life Index to scholarly research on the US and Canadian History. More Details... 1964 to present for US; Prehistory to present for Canada
Historical Abstracts Reference guide to the history of the world excluding the US and Canada. More Details... 1450 to present
JSTOR Browseable and searchable fulltext archive containing all articles from 117 scholarly journals from their first volume to a point five years before the present. More Details... 1800-2003
Project MUSE Searchable fulltext of about 200 scholarly journals on subject in the arts and humanities.  Includes many criticism journals. More Details... Vary for each publication; some are backfiles only
New York Times - Historical File This service offers searchable full page image access to the New York Times, 1851-2006. For the text of articles 2007 to the present, use either LexisNexis Academic or ProQuest Newspapers. More Details... 1851 to 2006
Gale Virtual Reference Library Combined search for 120 fulltext reference works from Gale Research. Useful for biographical and encyclopedia information. More Details...  

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Academic Search Premier Indexes 3,000 scholarly journals and popular magazines in all academic disciplines from 1984 to the present. Includes fulltext from 1,200 journals. 1984 to present
ACLS Humanties E-Book Over 500 Books on History. More Details... 2003 to present
Anthropology Plus Index to journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. More Details... Late 19th century to present
ArchiveGrid ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world. Search the finding aids from thousands of libraries, museums and archives. More Details... 1800s to present
ArticleFirst Search for keywords in the titles and authors of articles from thousands of journals on many subjects. More Details... 1990 to present
Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database Indexes articles from English language and multi-lingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent. Usually from Vol. 1 of the indexed periodical
Bibliography of Asian Studies Indexes principally western-language journal articles and book chapters on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia. More Details... 1971 to present
Dissertation and Theses:  The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection Indexes more than 1,000,000 dissertations and theses in the social sciences and humanities. Contains fulltext of most U.S. theses and dissertations. More Details... 1637 to present
ERIC Education literature including journals and unpublished reports. More Details... 1966 to present
Google Scholar Indexes scholarly journal articles and web pages in all academic disciplines. More Details...  
Handbook of Latin American Studies Index to scholarly literature on Latin America covering the social sciences and humanities. More Details... 1935 to present
WorldCat Find and borrow books, audio recordings and videos from thousands of libraries. More Details...