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

Primary Sources (Gale) – integrated search of the below 4 primary source collections

19th Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale) – 500 U.S. newspapers covering historical events, daily life, and American culture; includes those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women’s rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other select groups

Archives of Sexuality & Gender (Gale) – Over 1.8 million pages focusing on LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940

The Times (London) Digital Archive (Gale) – The Times of London, the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication, from 1785 to 2011

Women’s Studies Archive (Gale) – collection of women’s diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, etc. from the 19th and 20th centuries

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

US Major Dailies (ProQuest) – Mobile friendly; Search Chicago Tribune (1985-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), New York Times (1980-present), The Wall Street Journal (1984-present), The Washington Post (1987-present)

New York Times Archives (1851-present)limited free full-text articles with PDF downloads; use microfilm in library for articles from 1/1/1967-12/14/2003; use interlibrary loan for articles from 1923 to 1967

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

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

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) – Mobile friendly; Over 15,000 news, business and legal sources

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

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

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Google Scholar

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

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Primary Sources

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

Primary Sources (Gale) – integrated search of the below 4 primary source collections

19th Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale) – 500 U.S. newspapers covering historical events, daily life, and American culture; includes those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women’s rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other select groups

Archives of Sexuality & Gender (Gale) – Over 1.8 million pages focusing on LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940

The Times (London) Digital Archive (Gale) – The Times of London, the oldest daily newspaper in continuous publication, from 1785 to 2011

Women’s Studies Archive (Gale) – collection of women’s diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, etc. from the 19th and 20th centuries

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

Library of Congress – Digital Collections

Digital Public Library of America

Congressional Record – 1995-present

Congressional Record (Bound Edition) – 1892-2009

National Archives

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

Nebraska Sources

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Books

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Academic eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Find eBooks in EBSCOhost

ProQuest eBook Central

Find eBooks in eBook Central (ProQuest)

WorldCat

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

NoveList Plus (EBSCOhost) – Reading recommendations with book reviews and lists

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCOhost) – Find books for K-8 readers

Free software for downloading eBooks

Adobe digital editions logo For PC and Mac

bluefireReader logo Bluefire Reader for iOS

bluefireReader logo Bluefire Reader for Android

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica – Mobile friendly; Online encyclopedia

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

Biographies

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).

PrepStep

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

Websites

Statistical Abstract – United States Census Bureau

USA.gov

State of Nebraska

Economic Report of the President

Book of the States – information and comparisons of the governments for all U.S. states, commonwealths and territories from 1935 to present

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