Most Useful

Database Full Text Coverage Scholarly
America: History & Life

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

Links to full-text via Get-It 1964 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.

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

Full-text 1993 to current All
ProQuest - History

Search among ProQuest’s History databases

Some full-text; plus links to full-text via Get-It 1985 to current None
America's Historical Newspapers

United States newspapers including African American and Hispanic American interests. Languages other than English include Spanish and a limited number in French and German. Of special interest is the San Diego Union and its variants archive. The Los Angeles Times archives and New York Times archives are searchable as separate collections. Current newspapers are available in the Newspaper tab under the "Most Popular" databases link on the library homepage. 

Full-text 1670 to 1998

Also Useful

Database Full Text Coverage Scholarly
ACLS Humanities E-Book

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

Full-text 1911 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. 

Full-text 1982 to 2004 All
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

Full-text current to current None
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.

None 1970 to current All
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Judith A. Downie

Special Collections and History Librarian
760-750-4374 OR 760-750-4312 (Archives)
Office Location
KEL 5010
Office Hours
By Appointment