Use the following databases to find articles on your topic.
- Start with these databases:
Academic Search Complete : indexes journals and magazines from all subject areas.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive : back issues of important scholarly journals. All full text.
- More databases:
Project MUSE : contains peer-reviewed Humanities and Social Sciences journal articles. All full text.
- Research Pro:
Do one search to find articles, books and websites. Use this in conjunction with the library catalogue and article databases.
- Find books at Douglas College Library. WorldCat
- Find books in libraries worldwide.
Dictionary of British History Dictionary of Contemporary World History Dictionary of World History Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance: Italy, France and England HLAS Online: Handbook of Latin American Studies
Oxford Companion to Military History Oxford Companion to British History Oxford Companion to United States History Oxford Companion to World War II Oxford Reference Online
This database contains over 100 major reference books.
AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
Bibliographies of electronic documents in U.S. History, arranged under historical periods. Quite extensive and easy-to-use. American Memory
This Library of Congress site contains collections of rich primary source documents and images relating to US history. An excellent resource. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. DoHistory
Based on the book A Midwife's Tale, the story of midwife/healer Martha Ballard, this site presents an interactive case study on historical research and interpretation. eHistory
This site contains primary sources, book reviews, online books, and maps. NYPL Digital Gallery
"NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 300,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts
, historical maps
, vintage posters
, rare prints
, illustrated books
, printed ephemera
, and more." The North American Indian
Full text of The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis. "...significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture..." Oxford Companion to United States History
(British Official Publications)
This bibliographic database contains British Official Publications covering the period 1688-1995. British History online
Contains core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust. Eurodocs
Eurodocs provides primary historical documents from Western Europe. The First World War Poetry Digital Archive
(University of Oxford)
This site contains a range of primary source material related to First World War poetry. A History of the Crusades
Online edition of the six volume history of medieval Christian military expeditions to the Holy Land, edited by Kenneth M. Setton. Internet Modern History Sourcebook
This site provides primary sources for the study of European history. Sourcebooks are also available on Ancient, Medieval and World History. Labyrinth
Labyrinth provides access to full text primary sources related to Medieval Studies. ORB - Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
There are more than 200 primary documents, a collection of refereed articles, the Internet Medieval Sourcebook with translations of primary documents, and numerous links to other Internet resources. Oxford Companion to World War II Bibliography of British and Irish History
An authoritative guide to what has been written about British and Irish history from the Roman period to the present day.
Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
An authoritative guide to internet resources pertaining to Asian Studies. East and Southeast Asia: an Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
Maintains a list of hot topics and provides information by country and region. Portal to Asian Internet Resources
Asia-related web resources on a broad range of disciplines including history. South Asia History Bibliography
- University of the Fraser Valley
The Avalon Project
- Yale Law School
Contains primary documents relevant to Law, History and Diplomacy e.g. Proceedings of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. The Historical Text Archive
This site has links to full text primary documents and secondary research material that cover all time periods and regions. History Cooperative
This site provides some full text journals including Journal of American History, American Historical Review, Journal of World History, History of Education Quarterly and William and Mary Quarterly. Voice of the Shuttle History Page
A well-organized site that covers general history resources and history by region. It also provides links to journals, discussion groups, and newsgroups. WWW Virtual Library - History
A gateway to sites covering all time periods and regions.
Book Reviews: How to Find Them
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How to Locate Primary Sources in History
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