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History guide

Journal Articles

  • America: History and Life
    The major index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from as far back as 1910.

  • Historical Abstracts
    The major index of literature covering the history and culture of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), from prehistory to the present.

  • Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH)
    Index of publications covering the history of the British Isles, the British Empire and Commonwealth from 55 BC to present; the successor of the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History. (Brepols) [1900-present].

  • International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
    Indexes more than 4,500 periodicals and 5,000 conference proceedings, essay collections, Festschriften, edited volumes, conference proceedings, and exhibition catalogs covering all aspects of the Middle Ages (400-1500 AD). Complements and can be searched simultaneously with the Bibliography of Medieval Civilization (BCM) for books. (Brepols) [1967-present].

  • JSTOR
    Full-text access to more than 1,000 scholarly journals, including more than 2 million articles, from a wide range of disciplines.

  • Victorian Database Online
    Search more than 130,000 records listing books, articles, and dissertation abstracts published from 1945 to 2017 on every field of 19th century British studies.

Major Interdisciplinary Databases

  • Academic Search Premier
    Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full-text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF/HTML backfiles to 1975 or earlier are available for numerous journals.

  • American Periodicals
    Contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.

  • Periodicals Archives Online
    Contains full-text of more than 700 journals comprising more than 3 million articles and 15 million article pages. Time coverage ranges from the early 1700s to the present. Companion project to Periodicals Index Online (PIO), continues to add digitized content identified in PIO. Subject coverage.

  • Periodicals Index Online
    Index to millions of articles published in over 6,000 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, from as early as 1665 to the present. Subject coverage.

  • Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
    Indexes American magazines and journals published between 1890 to 1982.

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