History Databases

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Academic Search Complete

Comprehensive, scholarly full-text database for multidisciplinary research. (Full text)

America: History & Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. In addition to articles, database includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages. (Full text)

American History in Video

This video collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and the presentation of historical events over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. (Full text)


Access to the content and pages of Harper's Weekly. ndexing that matches 19th century words, phrases and images with today's terminology as well as digital images of every page of the magazine. (Full text)

Historical Abstracts

Index to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (for the United States and Canada see AMERICA: HISTORY AND LIFE). (Full text)

History Reference Center

History Reference Center offers full text from books, encyclopedias, leading history periodicals, historical documents and biographies of historical figures. Also includes historical photos and maps and historical video. (Full text)

Humanities International Complete

Covers all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Provides the full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. (Full text)

Issues & Controversies in American History

In-depth articles provides balanced coverage that includes the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history. All articles feature multiple primary sources, a timeline of events, and a bibliography for further research. In addition, all articles have been indexed to key subjects such as immigration, politics and government, race and civil rights, religion, war and military, and more.


Digital archive of full text core journals in humanities, social sciences and sciences. It contains the entire runs of important scholarly journals, from the first volume up to the volumes published 3-5 years ago. (Full text)

Oxford African American Studies Center

Oxford reference works collection focuses on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Also includes primary sources, images, video clips, maps, and charts. (Full text)

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online provides access to 300+ academic eBooks in over 20 subject areas, with a concentration in the humanities and social sciences. (Full text)

Salem History

Titles include: Historical Encyclopedia of American Business; Great Events from History: The Middle Ages; Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives; and Computer Technology Innovators. (Full text)