Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. This database includes indexing for 1,700 journals from as far back as 1910.
JSTOR provides electronic access to back runs of more than 2,000 important scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources. Due to "moving wall" agreements with the publishers, JSTOR does not include current issues of journals; the most recently published issue of any current journal will not appear in JSTOR until 1-5 years after the publishing date.
Latin American Studies includes 185 annotated bibliographies in diverse academic field. Bibliographies include list of peer reviewed sources, background about the subject, and an overview of the current issues in the field. This database can help students learn about the different aspects of Latin American Studies and get started on deeper research.
The period of the Renaissance and Reformation, which spans roughly from the 14th through 17th centuries, is rich in history and culture. The field of Renaissance and Reformation studies, which has a critical importance for the understanding of Western culture, can best be approached through a combination of several disciplines including history, the arts, and literature. As such, it is constantly responding to the emergence of new interpretations and ideas for scholars to consider. Oxford Bibliographies Renaissance and Reformation is designed to provide authoritative guidance.
Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com World Collection contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States including Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, and Illinois, England from 1648, and Canada.
Historical Newspapers provides full text scans of American newspapers from the 19th and 20th century. The collection includes The New York Times (1851-2014), The Wall Street Journal (1889-2002), The Washington Post (1877-2002), The Los Angeles Times (1881-1995), and The St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-1922). The full text of the articles can be searched by keyword, and options to search documents types such as ads or marriage announcements are available.
The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times (London), one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage, with every page of every issue from 1785 through 2013. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context.
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries contains over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, and memoirs from 2000 different authors. The material can be searched or browsed using dates, names of battles, locations, persons, and types of sources.
Loosely organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the site seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding of U.S. history while making the insights of women’s history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. It features teaching-centered document projects, as well as extensive collections of primary sources. We are also an online journal and publish new issues twice a year (fall and spring), featuring new document projects and book reviews, as well as a host of other material, including essays, roundtables, and other special features.
A premier online database containing more than 150,000 titles of legal history and government documents, including over 2,400 law-related periodicals in a fully searchable, image-based format. Contents include the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, the National Survey of State Laws, and extensive materials dedicated to treaties, constitutions, and case law. Subjects include political science, history, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women's studies, business and economics.