Research Guide | History

JSTOR - Mobile friendly

U.S. History in Context (Gale) - Full-text articles on U.S. history

World History in Context (Gale) - Full-text articles on world history

Social Science Database (ProQuest) - Mobile friendly; Full-text articles

more databases

Google Scholar - Free access. Evaluate articles to ensure journals are reliable.

New York Times (First, use New York Times Group Pass to create an account. Then use NYTimes.com to access with your created account.)  - 1851-present, use TimesMachine to browse full archival issues and the search feature to find archival articles (each day only 5 articles can be accessed in the date range of 1923-1980)

HeinOnline - U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library, JFK Assassination Collection, Civil Rights and Social Justice, Slavery in American and the World, etc.

AAS Historical Periodicals - Mobile friendly; Over 50 subsets of periodicals from 1684-1912

Primary Sources (Gale) - integrated search of the below 5 primary source collections

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Gale) - Over 5.4 million pages devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective

Access World News (NewsBank) - Global, national, and local news sources including 40+ Nebraska newspapers such as Omaha World Herald, Lincoln Journal Star, and Nebraska City News.

Omaha World Herald (NewsBank) 

Lincoln Journal Star (NewsBank)

Nebraska Newspapers (NewsBank)

Black Life in America (NewsBank) - Experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media

Hispanic Life in America (NewsBank) - Experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCOhost) - Mobile friendly; Index of records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750

MyHeritage Library Edition (EBSCOhost) - genealogy; access through NebraskAccess, contact the Library for the off-campus login

Free Access

more resources

Library Catalog - books, ebooks, DVDs, etc.

eBook Central (ProQuest) 

eBooks Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)

WorldCat.org - Locate books, DVDs, and more in libraries worldwide. Use item request (interlibrary loan) to obtain a copy of an item. Note: Items from non-U.S. libraries may be difficult to obtain.

Book recommendations

Encyclopedia Britannica - Mobile friendly; Online encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) - Mobile friendly; Online encyclopedia

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost) - Mobile friendly; Biographical full-text articles

Biography Reference Center (EBSCOhost) - Comprehensive collection of full-text biographies

Journal Finder - Search all databases for full text journals, magazines, and newspapers; not articles. Use if you have the citation for an article or if you need an article in a specific source (e.g. Wall Street Journal).

Titles of interest

Grad School Admissions Preparation (PrepStep) - GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, and MCAT

Career and Workplace Preparation (PrepStep) - PRAXIS, teaching, law enforcement, caseworker, military, and more

Praxis: Social Studies: Content Knowledge (5081) - free publication from ETS

Praxis: World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge (5941) - free publication from ETS