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History Sources

 Online Databases

Some of these databases can be accessed from home for instructions on what is available and
information on accessing them please follow this link.

America: History and Life 
History Resource Center: US   
Historical Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts


Internet Resources  

AFRO-American Almanac
American Memory from the Library of Congress
American Social History Project
Ellis Island American Immigration History Center

Labyrinth - Resources for Medieval Studies
Presidents of the United States 
United States Historical Census Data Browser

Selected Periodicals  

American History
America: History and Life 
American Heritage 
American Historical Review 
American Jewish History 
American Studies 
American West 
Civil War History 

Civil War Times Illustrated 
Journal of American Ethnic History 

Journal of American History 
Journal of Black Studies 
Journal of Southern History 
Journal of Sport History 
Journal of the Early Republic 
Journal of the Southwest 
New England Quarterly 
Oral History Review 
Religion and American Culture 
Slavery and Abolition 
Southwestern Historical Quarterly 
Western Historical Quarterly 
William and Mary Quarterly

European History
Central European History 
French Historical Studies 
History of European Ideas 
Slavic Review

Middle Ages/Renaissance
Chaucer Review 
Dante Studies 
English Literary Renaissance 
Explorations in Renaissance Culture 
Fifteenth-Century Studies 
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 
Medieval Studies 
Medium Aevum 
Renaissance Quarterly 
Studies in Iconography 

Reference Sources  


Cambridge Medieval History
D 117.C3

Chronology of European History                                                
D 11.C57 1997

Civilizations of the Ancient Near East                               
DS 57.C55 1995

Dictionary of American History                                                
E 174.D52

Dictionary of the Middle Ages                                       
D114.D5 1982

Encyclopedia of Asian History                                                
DS 31.E53 1988

Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing            
D 14.E53 1999

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture                                                    
F 1406.E53 1996

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages                                       
D 114.E54 2000bx

Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt                          
DT 58.O94 2001

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes             
E 76.2 U85 1999

Call Numbers 


D DR              General History and European History

DS DX            History of Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

E F                  History of United States, Latin America, South America


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