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Databases - Subject Listing

Databases by Subject

History Databases
America: History and Life

- via EBSCOhost - index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States

Chicago Defender (1910-1975) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

- The Chicago Defender is a Chicago-based newspaper founded in 1905 by Robert Sengstacke Abbott for primarily African-American readers. This subscription covers publication dates 1910 - 1975 

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

- Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP),  a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC),

E-Journals (Electronic Journal Service) via EBSCO

- fulltext access to over 1000 ejournals Harvey Library subscribes to

Encyclopedia of Ancient History

- (Wiley Online Library) Comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship on the ancient Mediterranean world

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

- via EBSCOhost - based on the authoritative bibliography "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750" this index is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples

Great Lives From History - African Americans

- Covers more than 800 essays on African Americans from colonial times through the present


- (Harper's Weekly Magazine: 1857 - 1877)

Historical Abstracts

- via EBSCOhost - index of articles with historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present


- (Arts & Sciences 1 - 4, 6, 7 and Life Sciences) - multi - subject collection of fulltext journals

Project Muse

- fulltext journals from John Hopkins University Press

Virginia Heritage Project

- free database of historical materials that document Virginia History and culture from 1607 to the present

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