America: History and Life (1964-present; updated quarterly; some full-text; tutorials; RefWorks help; XLinks; title list) indexes and abstracts about 2,000 periodicals published worldwide in history, related humanities and the social sciences. It covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. It includes citations to journal articles, book reviews and relevant dissertations. Users can search cited references and browse Clio Notes, chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in American history. It is produced by ABC-CLIO and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
HeinOnline (all full-text in PDF; RefWorks help; XLinks) includes 1,550 law journals (including Foreign Relations of the United States),
(1955-present; updated 3 times per year; some full-text; tutorials
; RefWorks help
) indexes and abstracts over 2,000 international historical journals. It also includes selected journals in the social sciences and humanities. It covers history from 1450 to the present, but excludes US and Canadian history. Users can search cited references and browse Clio Notes, chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in world history. It is produced by ABC-CLIO and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Historical Statistics of the United States
(most from 1800s-1990s; full-text essays & introductions; downloadable data) provides quantitative data on population, work & welfare, economic structure & performance, economic sectors, and governance & international relations. It covers social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade. It permits users to search and download data as well as create customized tables, spreadsheets and graphs. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by Cambridge University Press.
(1st issue of 1st volume to 3 years from present; all full-text; Video tutorial
; Handout tutorial
; RefWorks help
; title list
) provides online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in a variety of academic disciplines including the arts, business, demographic studies, humanities, social sciences, and science. The multidisciplinary arts & sciences collection was updated in June 2009 with an additional 120 titles
, bringing the total number of journals in this collection to 749. JSTOR also includes 8,200 19th Century British pamphlets. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization that serves and is supported by the scholarly community. NOTE:
journal content published prior to 1923 in the US and prior to 1870 elsewhere is freely available to the public for reading and downloading (nearly 500.000 articles from more than 200 journals).
New York Times Historical Database
(1851-within four years of the present; all full-text; updated annually; RefWorks help
) contains full-page and article images of every page of every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF. It includes ads, comics, cartoons, photos, maps and other graphics. It is produced by the New York Times and the user interface is provided by ProQuest.
Political Science Complete
(Much full-text; Tutorials
; RefWorks help
) provides extensive coverage on global political topics for students, researchers, and government institutions. It contains the full-text for more than 550 journals, along with indexing and abstracts for more than 2,900 journals. It also includes the full-text for more than 340 reference and other books, as well as the full-text for 38,000 conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. It covers topics such as comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law, legislation, political theory, and non-government organizations. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by EBSCO Publishing.
Times (London) Digital Archive
(1785-1985; all full-text; XLinks
) permits users to search using keywords or hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. It is produced by The Times and the user interface is provided by Thomson/Gale's InfoTrac.