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Electonic Resources Adv.

The following are recommended for use by advanced students and researchers:

  • America: History & Life (EBSCOhost)  
    America: History & Life provides abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations on the history of North America since 1492. Historical Abstracts provides abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations covering history since 1450 (excluding Canada and the United States).
  • American Mosaic
    Includes The African American Experience and The Latino American Experience, which can be searched individually or together. The American Mosaic includes history, biographies, literature, arts, music, popular culture, folklore, business, slavery, civil rights, politics, sports, education, science, and other themes.

Electronic Resources Bio.

The following service is useful in locating biographical information:

  • American National Biography Online  
    Offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives shaped the nation with thousands of illustrations, 80,000 cross-references, links to select websites, etc..
  • American History in Video
    The largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles in collection.
  • Biography and Geneaology Master Index  
    This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor. This database does not provide full text content or abstracts--it will provide you with a list of resources that you can find through other sources.
  • HeinOnline  
    HeinOnline contains cover-to-cover full-page images for all issues of over 1,200 legal journals, cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, and English Reports Full Reprint (1694-1867). HeinOnline has all issues of the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and U.S. Statutes at Large, plus all issues of the Congressional Record (1873 to present), the Annals of Congress (1789-1924), Register of Debates (1824-1837), and Congressional Globe (1833-1873).
  • Project Muse  
    Provides online, worldwide, institutional subscription access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.

Electronic Resources Hist.

The following sources are useful in locating reviews of historical books:

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