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Database Full Text Coverage Scholarly
America: History & Life

Abstracts of journal articles covering American & Canadian history, from pre-history to the present.

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Links to full-text via Get-It 1964 to current All
Historical Abstracts

Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present.

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Links to full-text via Get-It 1973 to current All
JSTOR

Contains (EXCEPT for the latest five years) core scholarly journals in sociology, history, economics, political science, mathematics, African-American & Asian studies, literature, humanities, music, and biological, health & general sciences.

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Full-text 1838 to most recent five years Most
Project Muse

Full-text coverage for hundreds of scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics

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Full-text 1993 to current All
ProQuest - History

Search among ProQuest’s History databases

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Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1985 to current None

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ACLS Humanities E-Book

Approximately 1700 full-text e-books in the humanities.

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Full-text 1911 to current All
ArchiveGrid

Access to thousands of digital texts, audio files, and images from open access archives.

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N/A current None
Dissertations and Theses Database: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection

Dissertations and Theses Database includes digitized dissertations in a variety of subject areas including Art, Communications, Education, History, Linguistics, Literature, and Social Sciences.

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Some full-text 1979 to current All
Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

A broad database that includes brief abstracts of journals on a wide-range of topics. EBSCOHost provides a better place to start.

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Links to full-text via Get-It 1995 to current All
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004

A variety of books on art, science, history, music, religion and fiction from academic publishers. 

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Full-text 1982 to 2004 All
Ethnic NewsWatch

Full-text ethnic newspapers, searchable in English or Spanish.

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Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1992 to current None
Handbook of Latin American Studies

An essential bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.

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None 1935 to current All
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Indexes journals from 1970 on providing information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Hispanics in the United States.

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None 1970 to current All
History E-Book Project [name changed to ACLS Humanities E-Book]

Approximately 1700 full-text e-books in the humanities

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Full-text 1911 to current All
Military & Government Collection

Provides full text for hundreds of military related periodicals and general interest magazines.

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Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1975 to current Some
Oxford English Dictionary

A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It includes etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet

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Full-text current to current All
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

Books, pamphlets, serials and other documents about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Primary source materials on exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more.

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Full-text 1500 to 1926
Making of the Modern World

<p>Digitized texts from the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1914 provides access to over 62,000 primary source works on economics and business.</p>

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Full-text 1450 to 1914

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