History

by Kristen A. Bailey — last modified 2017-09-28T11:29:12-04:00

 Databases

  1. JSTOR - Provides access to complete back files of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. 
  2. America: History and Life (EBSCO) - A comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Offers abstracts and citations for articles in roughly 1,800 journals published worldwide in history, related humanities, and the social sciences. Includes citations to book and media reviews from approximately 140 major journals of American history and culture and relevant dissertations from Dissertation Abstracts International.
  3. Historical Abstracts (EBSCO) - Provides citation information and abstracts for articles from over 2,600 journals, books, and dissertations published since 1955. Covers all aspects of world history from the fifteenth century forward (excluding the United States and Canada). Publications are in over 40 languages; article titles and abstracts are included in English translation.

  4. Civil War in the American South - A central portal to access digital collections from the Civil War Era (1850-1865) held by members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL). Many special or unique manuscripts, photographs, books, newspapers, broadsides, and other materials have been digitized to provide broader access to these documents. The shared collection continues to grow, providing ready access to a world-class collection of primary source materials from the American Civil War era.
  5. Ancestry Library Edition - For ancestry/genealogy research. This database combines content from around 4,000 databases. Note: Available on-campus only. 

  6. Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest) - Covers dissertations accepted at accredited U.S. institutions since 1861. Selectively covers Master's theses and Canadian, British, and other international dissertations. Most dissertations since 1997 (and some earlier dissertations) are available in full text.

  7. ArchiveGrid - Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed over three million collection descriptions to this online resource that brings together information about historic documents, personal and family papers, and more.