History and Political Science
Academic OneFile - Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
Academic Video Online: Premium (Alexander Street Press) - Comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video collection of documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs/newsreels, field recordings, and commercials. Coverage includes art/architecture, business/economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, health, history, humanities, law/public safety, LGBT studies, literature, performing arts, political science, psychology, religion/philosophy, science, women’s/gender studies and world languages/literature. Over 20,000 full video titles, synchronized scrolling transcripts available alongside. Create, annotate and share playlists and video clips. Streams to mobile device or smartphone.
American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 - Provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities. Containing twenty-two years of dissertation research and amounting to over 93,000 citations.
American National Biography - A fundamental source of historical American biography; It offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation. All figures included in American National Biography died before 1996.
American Periodicals Collection -- This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Archive Grid - Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
Country Studies - Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world
Dissertations & Theses - The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997
EcoAmericas - A monthly newsletter providing information regarding development and the environment in Latin America. It is published online in English and Spanish. Archives online begin with November of 1998. There are also online guides to environmental agencies for each country.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Consisting of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, Eighteenth Century Collections Online is the most ambitious single digitization project ever undertaken.
Films on Demand - Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Films On Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students, faculty, and public library patrons through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.
Gale Digital Archives - 19th Century US Newspapers - Digital archive of nearly 250 American historical newspapers from the 19th century, including over 1.5 million full-text pages, many complete with images.
Global Issues In Context - Spans continents and cultures to bring essential, balanced information to researchers across many academic disciplines. Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more in a single search.
ProQuest History Vault: American Indians and American West - ProQuest History Vault unlocks the wealth of key archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and many more primary source materials taken from the University Publications of America (UPA) Collections.
Humanities International Complete - Provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 journals and contains more than 1.5 million records; an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities including fine arts, literature, history and philosophy.
JSTOR - Provides an image archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the life sciences.
JSTOR Aluka is a digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.
LexisNexis Academic - See Nexis-UNI
LLMC Digital - The Law Library Microform Consortium is a non-profit cooperative of libraries dedicated to the twin goals of, preserving legal titles and government documents on film, while making copies inexpensively available either in microfiche format or digitally through its on-line service.
Making of America Journals - Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The book collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books with 19th century imprints.
Making of Modern Law. This is a full-text searchable database of historical materials, divided into the following collections:
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Law subsets only
- Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926
- Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1979
- Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926
- Making of Modern Law: Foreign and International law.
- Making of Modern Law: 19th Century: Britain and Asia.
Military and Intelligence Database - The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected by Gale editors to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. Additionally, the product includes some basic reference materials that are updated annually:
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas - Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others.
Nexis-UNI - (formerly LexisNexis Academic) is a redesigned and improved, full-text database featuring content from news, business and legal sources along with enhanced searching, saving and collaborating features.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive 1 - British Politics and Society -- A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive 2 - Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange -- Access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers - This is a full text database of newspaper articles from papers from all 50 states which were in print during the 1800s.
OAIster - Contains digital resources from open archive collections representing multidisciplinary resources from more than 1000 contributors worldwide. Records contain a digital object link allowing users access to the object in a single click.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context - The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. Opposing Viewpoints in Context is cross-curricular and supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.
PolicyMap - A US-National web-based Geographic Information System used to understand communities. With easy-to-use menus, PolicyMap is a “GIS tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level. It is used in the social sciences, urban studies and regional planning, real estate and housing analysis, community and economic development, public administration and policy, public health, political science, education, environmental studies, business and finance, economics, statistics and geography, among other areas. In addition, students and faculty can easily upload and incorporate their data into and leverage it against the thousands of indicators already available in PolicyMap.
ProQuest Congressional - Provides full text for many government titles, generally from the early 1990's to the present. Includes bills, laws, legislative histories, committee prints, House and Senate documents and reports, the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, and Federal Register.
ProQuest History Module - Search full text periodicals on subjects such as history and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.
ProQuest International Module - Search periodicals on international subjects such as culture, history, social policy, politics, and more in this ProQuest Research Library module.
Sage Premier E Journal Collection - Features the full-text contents of over 450 major journals in the fields of criminal justice, education, health, and the social sciences. Over 140,000 articles are currently available through the collection, with backfiles extending to 1999 for all titles.
Statesman's Yearbook - Regularly updated to reflect recent world events, includes reliable information on every country in the world, covering key historical events, population, city profiles, social statistics, climate, recent elections, current leaders, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, international trade, religion, culture, and diplomatic representatives, as well as fact sheets and much more.
Supreme Court Compendium - A product of CQ Press. It provides historical and statistical information regarding the United States Supreme Court as well as information on past and present Justices.
Taylor & Francis Online Journal Collection - Provides full-text access to an extensive collection of scholarly journals, covering all subject areas.
Testing & Education Reference Center With Career Module - Includes over 300 practice tests and courses; dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests; information on over 4,000 accredited schools; scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships; resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases to get you started and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations.
U.S. History Collection - This collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought and events in U.S. History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
U.S. Newspapers (19th Century) - A full text database of newspaper articles from papers from all 50 states which were in print during the 1800s.
VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) - See Academic Video Online: Premium.
War and Terrorism Collection - A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events. Researchers will gain valuable insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
World History Collection - This collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.