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  • 19th century British Pamphlets
    Also Known As
    • Ninteenth century British Pamphlets
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  • ACLS Humanities E-Book Project
    Full-text of over 2,000 scholarly books in history and the humanities. History topics include American, African, Asian, European, Latin American, and Middle Eastern history. Also: art history, folklore, literature, musicology, philosophy, and religion. Coverage dates vary.
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    • ACLS History E-Book Project
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  • America: History and Life A Best Bet database
    Summarizes scholarly articles about the history of the United States and Canada. 1964-current.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1
    Over 500 titles dating from 1691-1820. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
    Over 500 titles dating from 1821-1837. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3
    Over 500 titles dating from 1838-1852. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
    Over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
    The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877.
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  • American National Biography Online
    Portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.
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  • American Periodicals Series 1740-1900
    Digitized images of over 1,000 American magazines and journals published between 1741-1900. Titles range from the scientific journal Medical Repository to Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. 1740-1900.
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  • AP Images
    Photos from the Associated Press 50 million image print and negative library. Includes photos from the past hour. Some audio and graphic files included. 1840s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Associated Press Photo Archive
    • AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive
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  • British Periodicals
    The searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
    Also Known As
    • Early British Periodicals
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  • Cambridge Dictionary of Irish Biography
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    • Dictionary of Irish Biography
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  • Cambridge Histories Online
    Coverage includes: American and world history; economic history and the history of science; together with historical treatments of literature; linguistics; music & theatre studies; philosophy; religion; anthropology and political thought.
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  • Colonial Connecticut Records (1636-1776)
    Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 1636-1776. Includes the records of the colonial governing body; the Code of Laws, May 1650; the Charter of Connecticut; Journal and Correspondence of the Council of War, 1675-1677; and more. 1636-1776.
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  • Connecticut Bibliography
    Citations to books and journal articles covering Connecticut history and identity. 18th century to early 1980s..
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  • Connecticut History Online (CHO)
    Images from the Connecticut Historical Society, Mystic Seaport, and the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, the Connecticut State Library, and the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
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  • Defining Gender
    Fully digitized rare primary source literature. Material has been selected from a European perspective with an emphasis on British and European sources. 1450-1910.
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  • Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie
    2,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors, the Enclopédie was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences. Full title: Enclopédie ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, par une Societ 1751 to 1772.
    Also Known As
    • d'Alembert's and Diderot - Encyclopédie
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  • Digital National Securities Archive – Latin American Collections (ProQuest)
    This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S.foreign and military policy since 1945. The Library has access to the Latin American collection set.
    Also Known As
    • DNSA
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  • Early American Newspapers (1690-1922)
    Digitally scanned newspapers from all 50 states. 1690-1922.
    Also Known As
    • America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1922
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  • Early English Books Online (EEBO)
    Virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere. 1475-1700.
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  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Covers history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. 1701-1800.
    Also Known As
    • ECCO
    • Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part II: New Editions
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  • Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
    Articles on modern Asia from a global perspective. Historical articles emphasize people, places, events, and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia. 2002.
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  • European Views of the Americas
    The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
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  • Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1988)
    Full-text of the Hartford Courant 1764-1988.
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  • Heritage Books Archive Boston Newsletter & Massachusetts Gazette Advertisement Index Available on CD-ROM only
    Advertisement index to the Boston Newsletter & Massachusetts Gazette, a weekly newspaper published from 1704 through 1776. Lists individuals, corporate entities, shop signs, taverns, ships, churches, etc. 1704-1776.
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  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Provides selective indexing of historical articles from thousands of journals and books in a wide variety of languages. Coverage includes the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. 1955-current..
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  • Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS)
    Statistics of the United States, covering population, work and welfare, economics, governance, and international relations. Primary data. Census data starts c1790; some data available from the 1600s; available through 2000 census. 1700s-current.
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  • International Medieval Bibliography
    Provides citations to articles about Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500. Citations to over 300,000 articles.
    Also Known As
    • IMB
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  • Iter
    Summarizes 250,000 articles and reviews published in 375 medieval and renaissance journals. articles about 400-1700 .
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  • JSTOR A Best Bet database
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • Making of Modern Law
    Covers domestic and international law, legal history, national defense, criminology, education, labor and social welfare, and military justice and more. Over 21,000 U.S. and U.K. legal treatises from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 1800-1926.
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  • Making of the Modern World
    Also Known As
    • Making of the Modern World Goldsmiths’-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850
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  • Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online
    Medieval and early modern texts.
    Also Known As
    • MEMSO
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  • Nation Digital Archive
    Searchable archive of The Nation. 1865-current.
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  • New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
    Full text access to the print encyclopedia. 2006.
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  • New York Times Historical (1851-2007) A Best Bet database
    Full-image archive of The New York Times. Includes the full-text of everything published in the newspaper. 1851-2006.
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  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000. 4th century BC-2000.
    Also Known As
    • Dictionary of National Biography
    • Oxford DNB
    • DNB
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Indexes every doctoral dissertation completed in the U.S. at accredited institutions. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations. Holdings start in 1861 and go to the present day. Full-text coverage is best starting in 1997, but full text of older dissertations can also be found.
    Also Known As
    • Dissertation Abstracts
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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers (search all titles at once)
    Older issues of the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and publications from the American Periodicals Series. see Details for specific dates.
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    • Historical Newspapers from ProQuest (search all titles at once)
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  • ProQuest Historical Periodicals
    Searches American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries and American Periodicals Series Online databases simultaneously.
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  • Reader's Guide Retrospective
    The most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. 1890-1982.
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  • Times Digital Archive
    Full facsimile images of specific articles and complete pages of the Times of London. Includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. 1785 - 1985.
    Also Known As
    • London Times
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  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set
    Full text access to the thousands of volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set series from 1789-1969.
    Also Known As
    • United States Congressional Serial Set
    • Serial set (1789-1969)
    • Serial Set (U.S. Congressional Serial Set)
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  • U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs
    Records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978
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    • Supreme Court Records & Briefs Digital Archive
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  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Collections of primary materials. Includes a Dictionary of Social Movements. Documents cover movements such as the Women's Suffrage Movement and the Guerrilla Girls. 1600-2000.
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