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Indexes & Databases: History

Top resource(s) in this field:

America: History and Life "U.S. and Canadian history, prehistory to present". More Info

Historical Abstracts "World history, 1450-present except U.S. and Canada (use America History and Life)". More Info

Humanities E-Book Project Electronic books of high quality in the field of history. More Info

ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Index to books and articles on medieval and renaissance history. More Info

Other useful resources in this field:

19th Century Masterfile Index to books and periodicals of the 19th Century. More Info

Academic Search Complete Index to articles in many subjects; some full text. More Info

American Periodical Series Online Full text of over 1000 18th and 19th century periodicals. More Info

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography Fulltext of U.S. slave narratives and information about slavery. More Info

Ancestry.com - Library Edition Search for birth & death records and other genealogy resources. More Info

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI) Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities. More Info

Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) Index of western-language works on all parts of Asia. More Info

Bibliography of Native North Americans Guide to books, essays, journal articles, & government documents covering native North American culture, history, & life. More Info

Biography and Genealogy Master Index Index to biographies and biographical indexes. More Info

Credo Reference Search online academic reference books on many topics. More Info

Digital Resource Commons (OhioLINK) Searchable database with high-quality art images, videos, historical maps, and more. More Info

Early English Books Online (EEBO) Fulltext and images of early English books. More Info

EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) Books available to browse, view, and check out online. More Info

Electronic Journal Center (EJC) "Over 1500 full text journals, many in the sciences". More Info

HarpWeek "Full text and images of Harper's Weekly, 1857-1912". More Info

Humanities International Complete Indexing and full text of articles in the humanities. More Info

Jewish Studies Source Books and articles on Judaism and Jewish culture. More Info

JSTOR Full text of over 1700 journals, mostly in the humanities and sciences. More Info

National Journal Searchable site for political news, polls, and almanac information. More Info

New York Times - Historical Full text of the New York Times from its inception. More Info

Poole's Plus 19th Century Index Use 19th Century Masterfile (which is the same thing.) More Info

Times of London Digital Archive -- 200 years of full text of the Times of London. This database was cancelled in October 2013.

Tokio Times Index (Jan 1877 - Jun 1880) Index to Tokio Times for issues held at Wittenberg. More Info