Primary and Secondary resources, as well as searching tips, for the Saint Joseph's University course on Postwar America.
Last Updated: May 9, 2013
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Databases provide access to full-text articles from journals and books, primary source documents, citations and more that are specific to the study of History.
- America: History and Life
Citations to journal articles, book reviews and dissertations on the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada. Some access is provided to the full-text of journals in the JSTOR archive, EBSCO Print +, the History Cooperative, and more.
- Cambridge Histories Online
Digitized books with unique & dynamic content for broad subject areas that include American, British, Economic and General History, History of Science, Political & Social Theory, Regional History, Religious Studies and Warfare.
- JSTOR history journals
Archive of History journals as well as journals in "African American Studies", "Asian Studies" and more. Older volumes have been digitized, starting from the first issues and running up to 3 to 5 years ago; no current issues are available in JSTOR.
- Project Muse
Access to full-text of quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers. Coverage includes History, Medieval Studies, Native American Studies, and more. Searches can be limited to specific disciplines or journal titles.
- Digital National Security Archive
DNSA is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945. Content, selected by scholars in the field, includes introductory material, chronology, glossary & bibliography.
Resources that may contain articles on historical subjects.
- Academic Search Premier
All academic disciplines. Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles.
- ProQuest Research Library
This comprehensive database contains indexing for about 2,600 periodicals, with full text from over 1700 of them. Smaller subsets of the database can be searched by selecting subject-specific modules, e.g. History & Politics from the Collections page.