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History Resources

HISTORY SPECIFIC DATABASES

Britannica Annals of American History - primary source documents and multimedia covering American history from 1493 to the present. Browse or search by time period, author or topic.

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 (EBSCO) - guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750

Massachusetts History Online (Gale) - articles on Massachusetts people, places and historical events

Oxford Reference Online: History - Find definitions, facts, figures, and more from Oxford reference titles.
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U.S. History Collection (Gale) - search a subset of Gale Academic OneFile journals covering United States history.

U.S. History in Context (Gale) - authoritative information on people, events, and topics in U.S. History from reference books, journals, news articles, and primary source documents. You will also find images, multimedia, and links to vetted websites.

World History Collection (Gale) - search a subset of Gale Academic OneFile journals covering world history.

World History In Context (Gale) - reliable information on people, events, and topics in World History from reference books, journals, news articles, and primary source documents. You will also find images, multimedia, and links to vetted websites.

 

OTHER DATABASES COVERING HISTORY

Academic OneFile (Gale) - scholarly database containing journals, podcasts, and transcripts

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - comprehensive database of scholarly journals

Britannica Online - all the content from the print Encyclopaedia Britannica plus additional articles, videos, and multimedia clips. Britannica Online also contains primary source documents, World Data Analyst (statistics on the countries of the world), World Atlas, The Web's Best (a collection of websites), and full text journal and magazine articles.

Guide to Social Science and Religion - index to periodicals covering religion and social science

JSTOR - a collection of core scholarly journals, many going back to the first volume. Emphasis is on back issue coverage and does not include the current 3-5 years, unless Gordon has a current subscription to the journal. JSTOR provides long term preservation for journals.

Masterfile Premier (EBSCO) - general reference publications, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) - bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations with links to many full text articles

Sage Journals Online - a searchable collection of scholarly online journals published by Sage, covering many subject areas including history



 

MORE ELECTRONIC RESOURCES FROM BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

BPL History Resources
Boston Public Library (BPL) electronic resources are available to anyone who lives, works, or is a student in Massachusetts. You must first take a few minutes to sign up for a BPL eCard.


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