AccuNet/Associated Press Multimedia Archive
Provides a sensory journey of photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 160 years of history. Student comprehension and recall skills will improve with visually stimulating imagery meant for use in research papers, theses, reports and PowerPoint presentations. Access is for one concurrent user. CU
African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Contains information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, and includes first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. The newspapers also contain large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the African-American experience. CU
The premier collection of digitized American primary source material, from texts to photographs, created by the Library of Congress.
American State Papers, 1789-1838
A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials. This database can be searched in tandem with other Archive of Americana databases (America's Historical Newspapers, US Congressional Serial Set, and Early American Imprints) by clicking on "Archive of Americana" once you have entered the database. CU
Black Thought and Culture: African Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Contains 989 sources with 947 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other fugitive material. Black Thought and Culture uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database. CU
British History Online
A digital library of text and information about people, places and businesses from the medieval and early modern period, built by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust.
British Periodicals Collection I
When complete, the database will consist of more than 160 British periodicals that detail life between 1681 and 1921. These titles touch on diverse topics like philosophy, fine arts, history, slavery, literature, psychology, science, Celtic folklore, and religion. The content is available in full page image with searchable full text. CU
Collaborative Digitization Program
Access to the visual and oral record of Colorado's history, culture, government and industry in full text and graphic content. Includes Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection and Heritage West.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
Page images and searchable full-text of Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans. These 36,000 titles cover every aspect of in 17th- and 18th-century American life including history, literature, religion and foreign affairs.This database can be searched in tandem with other Archive of Americana databases (America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, and U.S. Congressional Serial Set) by clicking on "Archive of Americana" once you have entered the database. CU
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, this primary source collection provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century. This database can be searched in tandem with other Archive of Americana databases (America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, and U.S. Congressional Serial Set) by clicking on "Archive of Americana" once you have entered the database. CU
America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1900: Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876 and Series II, 1758-1900
Series I offers fully searchable, cover-to-cover reproductions of nearly 350,000 issues from over 700 historical American newspapers focusing largely on the 18th century. Series II complements Series I by offering fully searchable digital facsimiles of several hundred thousand issues from more than 200 significant 18th- and 19th-century newspapers. These digital editions are based on Clarence S. Brigham's "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820" and other authoritative bibliographies and primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, which houses a comprehensive collection of American newspapers through 1876. America's Historical Newspapers can be cross-searched with other Archive of Americana databases (Early American Imprints, American State Papers, and U.S. Congressional Serial Set) by clicking on "Archive of Americana" once you have entered the database. CU
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Subset of items in the ESTC including the complete page images of over 100,000 items in all subject areas published in Great Britain or in the English language between 1473 and 1700, a majority of the works listed in Pollard & Redgrave, Wing, and the Thomason Tracts
Early English Books Online: Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP)
Searchable full text of over 12,000 EEBO titles chosen from the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. Many are also included in EEBO. Additional titles are added monthly. When complete, EEBO-TCP will contain 25,000 texts. Cross-searchable with Evans-TCP CU
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Digital images and keyword searchable texts of 150,000 works in English and foreign languages published in Britain, along with thousands of works published in the Americas, between 1701 and 1800 in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. CU
A searchable database containing full text images of "original manuscripts and printed material, 1492-1969, taken from libraries and archives around the world." It covers Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Oceania and South Asia. CU
Online Sources for European History
Links to select primary source documents (transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated) arranged chronologically by country.
Evans Early American Imprint Collection: Text Creation Partnership (Evans-TCP)
The University of Michigan, NewsBank/Readex, and the American Antiquarian Society are cooperating in a Text Creation Partnership to create 6,000 accurately keyed and fully searchable SGML/XML text editions from among the 40,000 titles available in the Evans Early American Imprints Collection. Around 1,500 texts are currently available and about 150 are added bi-monthly. Cross-searchable with EEBO-TCP. CU
HarpWeek: The Civil War Era (1857-1865)
Pages from Harper's Weekly, scanned as images. Includes indexes. CU
Library of Latin Texts (CLCLT)
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Contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (Livius Andronicus, 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). Covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works, a very extensive corpus of Medieval Latin literature as well as works of recentior latinitas including texts from the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. The complete works of writers such as Cicero, Virgil, Augustine, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Anselm of Canterbury, Bernard of Clairvaux and Thomas Kempis can thus be consulted. The texts have been taken from the Corpus Christianorum series and from many other leading editions. CU
Macmillan Cabinet Papers 1957-1963 Online
Full-text primary sources covering such subjects as Apartheid in South Africa, the Berlin Wall, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. CU
Making of America (Cornell)
Making of America (Michigan)
A large and diverse full-text collection of books and journals, mainly from the years 1850 to 1870, made available by the University of Michigan and Cornell University. Michigan's site is heavier on books, while Cornell's is heavier on journals.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
This resource provides full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life. CU
Proquest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
The New York Times offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue in 1851. CU
Database of keyword-searchable full text and images of this great source work of German and European history. The Regesta Imperii offers an inventory of all documentary and historiographical sources of Romano-German kingship from the Carolingians to Maximilian I (751-1519), as well as of the Popes of the early and high middle ages.
The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985
Searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times ( London), available in full page images. (For full text of the The Times since 1985, use LexisNexis Academic or ProQuest
The United States and Its Territories 1870-1925: The Age of Imperialism
Full text of monographs and government documents published in the United States, Spain, and the Philippines between 1870 and 1925. The primary focus of the material is the Spanish-American war and subsequent American governance (approximately 1898-1910).
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980
The bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Upon completion, the digital version of the Serial Set will consist of approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages. Now Available: 15th Congress - 56th Congress, 1st Session, 1817-1900; Serial Set Vols. 1 - 3896 (through S.Rpt. 1675). This database can be searched in tandem with other Archive of Americana databases (America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, and Early American Imprints) by clicking on "Archive of Americana" once you have entered the database. CU
America: History and Life
Citations and abstracts to social science and humanities literature on all aspects of US and Canadian history, culture, and current affairs from prehistoric times to the present. For other areas of the world, see Historical Abstracts. One or both databases may be searched from the same interface.
Coverage: 1964-present. CU
An international annual index to research on all aspects of greco-roman antiquity, from prehistory to 800 AD. Indexes books, journal articles, dissertations, and conference proceedings covering a broad range of classical subjects, including language, literature, archaeology, history, law, philosophy, science, and technology.
Coverage: 1969-present. CU
Bibliography of British and Irish History Online
The Royal Historical Society bibliography, which is hosted by the Institute of Historical Research, is a guide to writing on British and Irish history from the Roman period to the present day.
Indexing with abstracts for literature relating to world history -- excluding the US and Canada -- from 1450 to the present. Covers political, diplomatic, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual history. Literature on the US and Canada are covered in America: History and Life. One or both databases may be searched from the same interface.
Coverage: 1954-present. CU
International Medieval Bibliography Online
Bibliography of the European Middle Ages (c. 400-1500). CU
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Bibliography of interdisciplinary literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). CU
RI-OPAC (Regesta Imperii OPAC)
Database with German-language search interface that indexes materials in a variety of languages on the European Middle Ages. Materials cover many subject areas, including archaeology, history, art, literature, music, philology, philosophy, and theology. Currently, it contains more than 650,000 titles, ranging in years covered from 1500 to today.
Web of Science
Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in 5,700 of the world's leading scholarly social science, science and technical journals covering more than 164 disciplines.
Coverage: 1965 - present. CU
Information sources originating in or relating to Western European countries.