History

Research is the process of discovery, and in this sense it is a creative act. It is guided by questions, shaped by evidence, and concludes with the sharing of one’s findings.

Core Resources

Supplemental Resources

  • A-Z Maps Online
    The world’s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

  • Academic OneFile
    Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in many subjects.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic multi-disciplinary database; full text articles in all fields.

  • American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
    Primary source material containing 2,009 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of diaries, letters and memoirs.

  • British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
    Primary source materials including the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters.

  • Credo Reference
    An easy-to-use database providing dictionary and encyclopedia entries on subjects in all academic disciplines; a scholarly alternative to Wikipedia

  • Daily Life Through History
    A searchable website that spotlights the day-to-day lives of average people, past and present. A virtual library of thousands of sources: award-winning reference works, primary documents, illustrations, maps. This is not a journal database but does provide full-text essays. Users can browse by subject, time period, region, or title. Also available is a Teacher Resources section featuring lesson plans and curriculum correlations.

  • Ebook Central (Proquest)
    A collection of E-Books. You can either search or browse by subject.
    Note: Formerly known as eBrary E-Books

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    This is a multi-disciplinary collection which allows you to search and view the full text of its eBooks. Read an eBook instantly with your web based reader or download eBooks to your portable device.

  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 To 1750
    This database provides citations for European printed works written about the Americas before 1750 and provides researchers with the libraries that hold the original documents.

  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    A multidisciplinary database featuring scholarly articles, trade and popular news features.

  • Films on Demand
    Access to over 6,000 streaming videos, including documentaries relevant for multiple disciplines.

  • L'Année Philologique
    84 years of classical bibliography including Greek and Latin History, Literature and Philosophy

  • Oral History Online
    Provides in-depth indexing to more than 2,700 collections of primary source Oral History in English from around the world.

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times‎ (1851 - 2012)
    Search the New York Times from 1851- 2012. Articles will be in PDF format. Current full-text content of the New York Times is found in several other databases: LexisNexis, Proquest Newspapers, and Infotrac.

  • ProQuest Research Library
    Cross-discipline research articles

  • U.S. History In Context
    Provides comprehensive topic overviews and integrates reference, journals, newspapers, primary source documents, images and video to provide context to events and topics in U.S. history.

  • World History In Context
    Provides multicultural and international content with access to full-text periodicals, reference works and primary sources related to world history from antiquity to the present.