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HIST 410: Capstone Research Experience: Databases

This course is the honors capstone research course for History majors. Students will hone their skills as historians by writing an original historical essay.

Databases: Periodical and reference

Note: Periodical databases may be more valuable to you when looking for secondary sources.

Suggested subject terms:

EBSCO databases

Research databases
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Academic Search Premier - "This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals . . . PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles."

America: History and Life - ". . . is the . . .  index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from as far back as 1910, this database is . . . the most important bibliographic reference tool for students . . . of U.S. and Canadian history."

Historical Abstracts - ". . .  covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more . . . This . . . database provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955."

Database descriptions prepared by EBSCO

Other databases

Reference database