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Research Databases: History
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- American Indian Histories and Culture
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Includes manuscripts, photographs, maps and paintings from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection in Chicago from earliest European contact though mid-20th Centruy.
- The American West
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Features historical items about the exploration of the Western U.S., including original manuscripts, wanted posters, and photos from the Newberry Library's Graff Collection in Chicago.
- America's Historical Newspapers - 1690-2000 (LSCS Libraries)
(Newsbank) Browse hundreds of U.S. newspapers published from 1690 through 2000. Biography Reference Bank (LSCS Libraries)
(H.W. Wilson) Includes detailed profiles of current and past personalities and "links to 380,000+ related full-text articles plus more than 36,000 images."
- EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
(EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
- Films on Demand (LSCS Libraries)
(Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.
NOTE: Disable Compatibility View under Tools menu in Internet Explorer if the films do not play on your IE browser. Compatible browsers include: IE 8.0+, Mozilla Firefox 4.0+, Google Chrome 3+, Apple Safari 4.0+.
- History Study Center (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.
- JSTOR (LSCS Libraries)
(JSTOR)Complete historical full text of all issues of journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields. Articles are typically more than 5 years old.
- Project MUSE (LSCS Libraries)
(Project MUSE) A comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities, arts, and social sciences journals to support a core liberal arts curriculum.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) (LSCS Libraries)
Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.
- World History Collection
(EBSCO) A global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964.
- Academic Search Complete
(EBSCO) Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers on a variety of topics.
- Access Newspaper Archive (LSC-CyFair - Barker Cypress and Fairbanks Center) - NOTE: on-campus use only
(NewspaperARCHIVE.com) "View, save and print full-page newspaper pages dating from 1700 to 2006" from over 4000 newspaper titles.
Note: If using the Google Chrome web browser, follow the instructions from Adobe to see articles correctly rendered.
- Handbook of Texas - free web
(Texas State Historical Association) Full-text, brief article entries about Texas history & geography.
- NBC Learn Higher Ed (LSCS Libraries)
(NBC) Access over 10,000 video clips from current events to newsreels dating back to the 1920s from celebrated NBC news programs.
Texas Reference Center
(EBSCO) Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. The database contains biographies as well as newspapers containing Texas and national news coverage.
are funded in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.