Research Databases: History

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database with full text for thousands of journals, and citation information for thousands more.

Contains citations to articles on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities and popular culture.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
"This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 3490 journals in the directory. Currently 1186 journals are searchable at article level. As of today 190,907 articles are included in the DOAJ service."—July 11, 2008

Funk & Wagnall's Encycplopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
"Bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars.... Alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Continuously published since 1936, the handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources."

History Reference Center
Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.