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  • ABC-Clio eBooks
    Contains more than 340 encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and guides focusing on U.S. and world history, current issues, politics, and geography. Browse by individual titles or cross-search across all titles by keyword in full text, title, or author.
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  • America: History and Life
    Summarizes scholarly articles about the history of the United States and Canada. 1964-current.
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  • American Periodicals Series 1740-1900 A Best Bet database
    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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  • British Periodicals A Best Bet database
    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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  • Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans
    Full-text of over 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides. Provides information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, such as agriculture, foreign affairs, literature, music, philosophy, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft. 1639-1800.
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  • Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker
    Full-text of over 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering the political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States. Covers abolitionism, arts and literature, economic, religious, and scientific thought, and more. 1801-1819.
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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
    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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  • Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1990)
    Full-text of the Hartford Courant 1764-1990.
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  • LexisNexis News
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
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  • Literature Resource Center A Best Bet database
    Biographical essays on more than 100,000 authors and criticism and interpretation of plays, novels, poetry and short stories.
    Also Known As
    • Gale Literature Resource Center
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  • New York Times Historical (1851-2007)
    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 African American Studies Center
    Over 10,000 scholarly encyclopedia articles, from titles like the Encyclopedia of African American History, the Encyclopedia of African American History, Black Women in America, and the African American National Biography.
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  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography A Best Bet database
    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 Dictionary of National Biography is limited to 1 concurrent user. If you can't get in, please wait a short time and try again.
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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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