History/biography databases

Core databases for History - the best place to start your research

America: History & Life
Focuses on the history of the United States and Canada from early times to present day. more…
Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center)
Biographies on individuals worldwide throughout history and across all disciplines and subject areas. more…
Historical Abstracts
Focuses on the history of the world (excluding U.S. and Canada). more…
Combined search of America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts
Search both databases at once for comprehensive coverage of articles and materials on all areas of history.

Additional related databases

Academic Search Complete (EbscoHost)
Includes articles on history, political science, the humanities, general sciences, and social sciences. more…
AP Photo Archive
Provides photographs from the Associated Press dating back to the 19th century. more…
ArchiveGrid
Search for historical papers and collections worldwide. more…
CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online
Current resources on international affairs. more…
JSTOR
Articles on the arts, humanities, and social sciences. more…
New York times (online)
The newspaper from its first issue in 1851 to 3 years ago more…
OAIster
A catalog of text, audio, image, and movie digital resources from sources worldwide. more…
PAIS International (public affairs)
Focuses on literature concerned with public policy. more…
SocINDEX with Full Text
Includes anthropology, sociology, gerontology, minorities, etc. more…

eBooks and reference material

 
eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) (an EBSCOhost database)
Contains most of Webster's full-text electronic book collection. more…
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Provides a combined search of a number of dictionaries and encyclopedias in various subject areas. more…
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