Resources for History

Electronic Resources

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SAGE Premier
More than 550 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from SAGE Publications, with full-text access going back to 1999. Includes collections in Education, Psychology and Criminal Justice.

ProQuest Newspapers
Fifty full-text, searchable newspapers from across the country, including the New York Times (1980 to current), the Wall Street Journal (1984 to current), and the Washington Post (1987 to current). Also includes eighteen full-text Massachusetts newspapers, including the Boston Globe (1980 to current).

Credo Reference
A collection of reference resources - including dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographical sources, journals, and quotations - covering a wide range of disciplines.

Academic Search Premier
General academic database covering a variety of disciplines.

Print Resources

Click the links to find books for each topic. If you are an off-campus student, please email for help with accessing print resources.

Click for lists of books about historical methods and research.

World History
Click for a list of selected World History books.

US History
Click on one of the subjects for a list of books on the topic of your choice.

European History
Click on one of the subjects for a list of books on the topic of your choice.

Internet Resources

Library of Congress American Memory Project
Electronic collection of primary source materials that document the American Experience.

National Archives
Electronic collections of important documents to American History.

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