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Major Databases


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. Many links and re-directs to full-text.

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. Many links and re-directs to full-text.

Citation Sources

Bibliography manager database that stores research citations.  Sorts, formats and presents the citations as needed. More Information.

Citation Machine
Interactive web tool that generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian.

Major Interdisciplinary Databases


Full-text archive to hundreds of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines in facsimile format (including images), from the first volume until 3 – 6 years ago (date varies per publisher embargo).  DOES NOT INCLUDE full-text of recent issues/volumes, but may link to full-text in other 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.  Many cited references link to full-text.

Web of Science---also known as the citation indexes

Index to over 8,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, many with links to full-text. Enables tracking authors cited in the research literature.  

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