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America: History & Life
Scholarly articles, reviews, dissertations, and collections in U.S. and Canadian history from pre-history to present, most with abstracts and some full-text; 1964-present
Historical Abstracts
Scholarly articles, books, dissertations, and collections in world history (excluding US and Canada) from 1450 to modern times, most with abstracts and some full-text; 1954-present
Latin America Data Base Contains current information on Latin America with access to three original publications (Sourcemex, NotiCen and NotiSur) covering regional economic news and analysis. Also contains an online searchable database of over 25,000 full-text articles from the LADB publications and Latin American journals, 1985 -present.
L'Année philologique (APh) Citations to articles, books, etc. on classical studies and information on Ancient Greece and Rome including history, literature, archaeology, art and science; 1959-present.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index Articles in the arts and humanities; plus citation searching for articles that cite known authors or works, most with abstracts; 1975-present
Gnomon Online International bibliographic index to books, journal articles and series in classics, ancient history and archaeology,1997-present.
History of Science, Technology & Medicine International index to materials on the history of science, technology, and medicine; 1976-present.
ITER: Gateway to the Renaissance The bibliography indexes articles, essays, books, dissertation abstracts, encyclopedia entries and reviews collected from over 9500 publications. Also includes online journals and series, plus key medieval texts.
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17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers Full-text The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Full-text With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
African American Newspapers Full-text of major 19th century African American newspapers. Includes first-hand reports of events and issues of the day, as well as biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements.
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries Detailed first-hand descriptions of the American Civil War; 1861-1865
American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1900 Full-text articles of digitized images (PDF) from more than 1000 American magazines and journals published between 1741 and 1900
American State Papers (1789-1838) Over 6,000 full-text legislative and executive documents of the U.S. Congress from 1789 to 1838.
C19 Nineteenth Century Index A searchable index of 19th century publications, including 1.4 million books and official publications, 64,000 archival collections, and over 15 million articles from 2,500 journals and newspapers.
Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS) A collection of more than 70,000 U.S. federal government declassified documents; post WWII through the 1970s.
Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) 90,000 declassified documents from 37 collections that are central to US foreign and military policy since 1945.
Dolley Madison Digital Edition: Letters 1788 - June 1836 Contains close to 2,500 letters to or from Dolley Madison, wife of James Madison, 4th president of the U.S.
Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) Provides full-text access to books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints from 17th- and 18th-century America, covering every aspect of American life.  Includes religion, foreign affairs, the Revolutionary War, slavery, and witchcraft. 1639-1800.
Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819) Provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century, covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States. 1801-1819
Early American Newspapers, Series I. (1690-1876) Features cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, providing more than one million pages as fully text-searchable facsimile images. Based largely on Clarence Brigham's "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820," this database concentrates primarily on those papers that began publication before 1820.
Early Encounters in North America Original documents, some previously unpublished about natural features or interactions among various cultural groups in North America; 1534 - 1850.
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Early English Books Online Over 125,000 volumes of early English texts from 1475 to 1700, presented as digital images
Eighteenth Century Collections Online A comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century. Covers 138,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800, capturing Britain's Age of Enlightenment. Foreign language titles published in the UK will be added. 
Empire Online Offers images of original documents (e.g. exploration logs; correspondence; periodicals; diaries; missionary papers) linked to essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies.
Everyday Life & Women in America c.1800-1920 Access to rare primary source material on American social, cultural, and popular history from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library. Comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides, emphasizing conduct of life and domestic management literature, the daily lives of women and men, and contrasts in regional, urban and rural cultures.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941-1996 Full-text; The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports are translations of foreign government radio broadcasts, news services, and other clandestine broadcasts.
Gerritsen Collection, Women's History Online, 1543-1945 Full-text; Women's history in the world spanning four centuries (1543 to 1945) and fifteen languages in PDF format
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers [19th century (1801-1900] Currently includes searchable text and images of British parliamentary papers from 1801-1978 and 2004-2006. Images from 1979-2003 are scheduled to be completed in the Spring of 2007. When complete, this database will contain over 184,000 documents.
North American Women's Letters and Diaries Full-text; when complete the collection will include approximately 150,000 pages of letters and diaries from individuals writing from Colonial times (1705) to 1950; Release 1: Colonial (1705) to 1920.
Oxford Reference Online History via Oxford University Press Searchable database of many reference works in history; limited to one user.
In the First Person Index to letters, diaries, oral histories, and other personal narratives, some free (25%) and some fee-based. 
Pennsylvania Gazette Full-text colonial newspaper; 1728-1800.
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Si Ku Quan Shu From the Qing Palace Wenyuan Library, scanned pages and images of 3,700 titles.
Access is restricted to students, faculty, and staff of Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Barbara campuses of the University of California.
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives Searchable collection of diaries, letters, autobiographies, memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. Covers history, politics and culture from 1960-1974. 
U.S. Congressional Serial Set LexisNexis version of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set plus the American State Papers. The Serial Set contains all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, an extraordinary collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history. It covers from the 1st Congress to 91st Congress.
World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean provides a portal with access to reference, periodicals, multimedia, reports, studies, journals, newspapers, and statistical data. An archive of digitized primary documents focus on the history of Latin America and the Caribbean back to the early 1800s through the contemporary period sourced from collections in the U.S. and abroad. The archive and portal serve as both integrated and standalone resources.

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