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[EBSCO] Begins 1964, includes citations from over 2000 international periodicals on the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada. Also includes some book reviews and relevant doctoral dissertations. Click on "America: History and Life" after you are transferred to the publishers Web site. Some entries include a link to full-text of the article in the JSTOR, Project Muse, or Academic Search Complete databases. Limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you can't get in please try a little later.
[Alexander Street Press] Streaming video for the study of American history. Includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 1526 titles, with new videos from California Newsreel and PBS, equalling approximately 528 hours.
[Adam Matthew] American Indian Histories and Cultures’ is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world. Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers. Full color. Searchable.
[Oxford UP] Provides access to information on more than 17,000 American men and women who have helped shape the country. Contains links to illustrations, web sites, an dlinked cross-references. Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies.
[ProQuest] Digitized reproductions of more than 1,000 18th and 19th century newspapers and periodicals, useful in the study of U. S. History, American literature, and journalism
[Adam Matthew] Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws. Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable.
[AccuNet/AP] Searchable archive of historical and contemporary Associated Press photographs from the nineteenth century to the present. Brief stories available for most contemporary photos 48 hours after publication. Also included are maps, charts, logos and other graphics produced for the AP.Return to Top
[EBSCO] Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.
[GaleGroup] Database of biographical information on more than 150,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Access to this database is limited to 6 simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please try later.Return to Top
[Texas State Historical Association] A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. A searchable online version of this standard reference work includes more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, institutions, and historical themes. The online file includes the corrections made with the Handbook's 1997 second printing plus 400 new articles not included in the print edition.
[ProQuest] Includes local histories, published family genealogies, and primary source materials for towns and counties of all 50 States beginning with the 13 original colonies, and for Canada, England, and Ireland. Images of the decennial U.S. Federal Census for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1860, 1870, 1890, 1910 and 1920 have been indexed and are fully searchable by name. Browsable images of the Census are available from each decade 1790 to 1930 except for 1900. Indexing and images for the Census will be added as they become available.
[Various Publishers] "Published by Authority". The London Gazette is the official newspaper of
record for England; The Crown copyright. This web site also provides access to
the Edinburgh (Scotland) Gazette and the Belfast (Ireland) Gazette, the other
two official newspapers of record for the United Kingdom. Each gazette includes
government notices, regulations, etc. (similar to the U.S. government's
Federal Register) and notices of legal proceedings such as bankruptcies.
Of special interest to students is the historical archive for each Gazette which
includes issues of the Gazette and its Supplements published during World War I
and World War II or relating to those wars. The archive is fully searchable;
Adobe Reader is required for viewing the issues which are in PDF format. Best
viewed with Internet Explorer v.5 or higher.
[ProQuest] Fully searchable access to the content of the New York Times newspaper
from 1851 to 2007. Includes full page, PDF format images for non-copyrighted
years. Images for an additional year will be added annually to the Deep Backfile
as copyright expires. Includes the full run of the newspaper beginning with
issue number one in 1851.
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[JSTOR] A searchable, printable, electronic backfile of important scholarly journals delivering in high quality images of journal articles in PDF format. Coverage usually stops from 2 to 5 years prior to the current year depending on the "moving wall" agreed to by each journal's publisher. Subjects included in SAC's subscription: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, & Statistics. Some journals are indexed in America:History and Life with links to the
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[Maps.com] Maps101 is a web-based interactive database of over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps, teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules. After you are redirected to the Maps101 web site click on the Yellow Box "Subscriber Login" to begin using this database.
[EBSCO] Military & Government Collection provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, full text for 245 pamphlets, and abstracts and indexes nearly 400 additional periodicals. Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military. Also included are many country reports from CountryWatch.Return to Top
[Johns Hopkins Univ. Press] Full text of articles from over 200 scholarly journals published by over 20 not-for-profit, scholarly presses in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Search across the entire database or limit a search to selected journals. Provides current issues for some titles in JSTOR.Return to Top
[Salem Press] Ebook editions of popular reference works in history published by Salem Press. Users may search the full text reference titles or browse the collection by categories (subjects), curriculum or geographic area. Includes an index of persons with links to the entry.Return to Top
[GaleGroup] Provides integrated access to over 1,000 historical (primary) documents, more then 30,000 reference articles, and over 65 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the present. The material also includes access to the citations for over 180 additional history journals from the Institute for Scientific Information's Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Access to this database is limited to 2
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[EBSCO] World History Collection offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.
[GaleGroup] Draws on themes and trends from the history curriculum from antiquity to present with extensive coverage of the 20th Century. Seamlessly integrates over 25 reference titles from the Gale Group, Macmillan Reference USA and Charles Scribner's Sons, along with full-text articles from more than 110 academic journals, and maps and images. Full-text and facsimile images for over 2,000 primary source documents from Primary Source Microfilm collections are also included in the collection. Access to this database is limited to 2
simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please try later.