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Historical Abstracts Full Text Star
Journal articles, many in full text, and citations to books and dissertations on world history from 1450, published 1954-present.
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Europa World Year Book Star
A very useful encyclopedia and directory of the world's countries. Substantive coverage of government, demographics, history, and much more. Current.
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Arts and Humanities Citation Index Star
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Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language arts and humanities journals, 1975-present.
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Academic Search Premier Star
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
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Additional Databases in History > World History

African Newspapers: World Newspaper Archive
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African colonial newspapers in European and African languages, late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Bibliography of Asian Studies
Citations to western-language monographs, articles, and book chapters relating to Asia and Asian Studies, 1971-present.
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Digital National Security Archive
Declassified documents of the NSA and predecessor agencies, 1882-present.
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Early English Books Online
The 125,000 earliest books published in English, as listed in Short Title Catalogs of Pollard & Redgrave (Ref Z 2002 P77) and Wing (Ref Z 2002 U587), 1475-1700.
Also known as: EEBO
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Every significant book or pamphlet printed in the UK, and English-language titles printed in America, between 1701 and 1800.
Also known as: ECCO
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Encyclopaedia of Islam
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European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
Comprehensive bibliography of books, pamphlets and other records written in European countries on the Americas. A companion to Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana.
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Films On Demand
Streaming collection of educational videos and historical newsreels . To create playlists and link to course pages, see FAQ.
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Handbook of Latin American Studies
Citations to works published internationally on Latin America, produced by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, 1936-present. Public access version.
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Historical Chinese Newspapers
English-language newspapers published in China. It spans 1832-1953, with most content from 1910-1940.
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Humanities International Complete
Journal articles in archaeology, classics, cultural studies, arts, philosophy, history, linguistics, and literature, plus literary magazines, 1975-present.
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Index Islamicus
Comprehensively covers periodicals, books, book chapters, conference proceedings on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, 1906-present.
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Index to Jewish Periodicals
Citations to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs, 1988 to present.
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JSTOR
Core scholarly journals from a range of disciplines, dating from the earliest issue of each journal to a few years before present.
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Latin American Newspapers
Thirty five searchable newspapers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere, 1805-1922.
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Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
An index to articles and other scholarly literature on the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa, 1900-present.
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A growing collection of primary sources and literature, mainly British so far.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
United Kingdom's national biographical dictionary, containing 50,000 biographies from earliest times to the present.
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Peace Research Abstracts
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Scholarly journal articles on peace and conflict resolution in international affairs and psychology, 1964-present.
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People�s Daily (Ren Min Ri Bao)
Chinese newspaper of record, 1946-present.
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Perdita Manuscripts
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Reproductions of 250 early British women's manuscripts: accounts, diaries, prose, cookery books, and more.
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Project Muse
Scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences published by university presses; searchable by journal issue, author, and keyword, 1996-present.
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Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature
Indexes over 300 mostly scholarly periodicals from 29 African countries, 1991-present.
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Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers
English newspapers, broadsides and pamphlets 1620's-1790's, all topics, in searchable full text.
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Yomidas Rekishikan
Japan's largest newspaper, Yomiuri Shinbum, in full text, 1874-present. Includes English edition, Daily Yomiuri, 1989-present.
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