Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Pam's Recommendations for Getting Started
America : History & Life (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
America: History & Life is the best database for getting journal articles on U.S. and Canadian history and culture.
Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Historical Abstracts is the first place to go for articles on the history of all areas of the world (except the U.S. and Canada.)
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
You will want to search JSTOR, as it provides access to many humanities journals. (All but the last five years are available for most titles.)
Project MUSE This link opens in a new window
Fulltext scholarly journals covering various topics
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
A scholarly, multidisciplinary database that offers coverage of many areas of academic study
Research Help by Topic
Research Help by Historical Subject
Gale Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
Gale Virtual Reference Library is an database of (online) encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Reference Universe This link opens in a new window
Search to find multiple (online and print) background and secondary resources
Oxford Bibliographies This link opens in a new window
Research guides are useful to give you an overview and starting point when looking at a topic you are not familiar with.