History Databases

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America: History & Life (Ebsco)    full text   search help  
Bibliographic entries covering all eras of U.S. and Canada history.
Coverage: 1964 - current
Historical Abstracts (Ebsco)    full text   search help  
Citations and abstracts concerning world history from 1450 to the present.
Coverage: 1954 - current
JSTOR    full text   search help   title list  
Arts & Science Collections I - IV offering over 500 full-text journals.
Coverage: 1800s - 1 to 5 years before current month (varies by title)
Access over 300 journal titles covering the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Coverage: varies (earliest date 1995) - current
Academic OneFile (Gale)    full text   title list
Broad collection from leading journals, newspapers and reference sources.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)    full text   search help   title list
Nearly 4,500 multi-disciplinary journals covering most subjects.
Coverage: 1975 - current (earlier for some titles)
American Periodicals Series (ProQuest)    full text   search help   title list
Contains over 1,100 digitized page images of early-American periodicals.
Coverage: 1740 - 1900
Biography in Context (Gale)    full text   title list
Biographical information about current and historical people.
Full text of key regulatory and statutory records with other materials indexed.
Coverage: 1789 - current
Credo Reference    full text   search help   title list
100 full-text reference resources covering most academic subject areas.
A selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America.
Coverage: 1936 - current
Historical New York Times (ProQuest)    full text   search help   title list
Cover-to-cover full-page and article images in downloadable PDF.
Coverage: Sept 18,1851 - Dec 31, 2012
Complete archives of 18 leading Irish newspapers searchable by full text.
Coverage: (varies)1763 - current
Bibliographic citations pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods.
Coverage: 400-1700
Searchable full-text archive containing every issue of the BBC magazine.
Coverage: 1929-1991
General coverage of regional history, law, government and current events.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
U.S. History in Context (Gale)    full text  
Combines journals, news, primary source documents, images, videos, and audio.
World History in Context (Gale)    full text  
Combines journals, news, primary source documents, images, videos, and audio.
Over 70,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
Over 160 encyclopedias and handbooks covering the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Coverage: Publication dates 2002 - 2010
Research Guide
Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.