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  • American History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering American history (Colonial Era to present), with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos. Search all 6 Facts on File history databases at once.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Multidisciplinary database with over 700 history-related journals, some full text and many peer-reviewed.

 

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Books related to history have call numbers in the 900's. Reference books are on the main floor in the Reference Room. All other history books are located on the upper floor, left side.






Other Relevant Databases

  • Ancient & Medieval History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering Ancient and Medieval history (5000 BC - 1500), with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos.
  • Modern World History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering Modern world history (1450-present), with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos.
  • African American History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering African American history, with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos.
  • American Indian History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering Native American history, with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos.
  • American Women's History Online
    Search digitized reference books covering the history of women in America, with coverage of key events and individuals, plus primary sources, timelines, images, maps and videos.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Index to humanities journals, with some full text.
  • GenderWatch
    Search ProQuest's gender and women's studies database.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic
    Research court cases and decisions, biographical information, and recent news articles.
  • Clase Periodica
    Over 450,000 citations from scholarly Latin American journals; most entries are in Spanish, though some are in Portuguese, French and English. Full text not included, but may be available through other sources.
  • ARTstor
    Searchable database of images, including portraits and photographs of historical figures, artistic interpretations of historical events. See ARTstor Resources in History for more information.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Over 750,000 downloadable full text dissertations and theses, covering a wide range of graduate research topics, including history.
  • ArchiveGrid
    Search through historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.

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