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Your shortcut for research in History is the History Portal.

It connects you to pages that will help you find background sources, books, articles, and primary sources for all historical periods.
 
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Articles (from journals)
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An index with abstracts to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present... [more info]
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Indexes articles in the subjects of gerontology, history, international relations, journalism, law, linguistics, and many more subjects. [more info]
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Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc. [more info]
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An index with abstracts and some full text covering all subjects, including humanities and social sciences. [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)
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Indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982. [more info]
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Biography
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A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits... [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters
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An index with abstracts to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present... [more info]
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Online reference book chronicles American events, people, and places for each decade [more info]
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A collection of full-text digital books. Digital version of the Early American Imprints... [more info]
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A collection of 36,000 fully searchable digital books... [more info]
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Digital copies of primary sources published in the US from pre Civil War to the 1920s. Click  'More Info' for website links... [more info]
Internet
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Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926... [more info]
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Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ... [more info]
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Provides electronic access to over 2,800 volumes of 19th century American fiction. Works may be viewed as either rekeyed text or page images. [more info]
 
 
Legislative & Congressional Information
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A catalog of all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings,... [more info]
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An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies...
 
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Maps and Atlases
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View digital maps of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.  These maps were digitized from the fire insurance maps of the Sanborn Map Company.  Click here for a map legend that provides symbols and a glossary of terms used in this map collection. [more info]
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50,000 Historical maps from within the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
 
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Reference Information
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Online reference book chronicles American events, people, and places for each decade [more info]
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Online access to Bibliographic Index is no longer available.  Print volumes for 1937-2008 (v.1-48) are available in Carrier Library. Please stop by the public service desk for assistance with retrieval. [more info]
Carrier Library - Stack 2a
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A collection of full-text reference books in history. [more info]
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature... [more info]
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Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents. [more info]
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Search over 500 reference titles using Credo. [more info]
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A selective guide of reference sources, organized by academic discipline... [more info]
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This database contains the entire text of the Oxford English Dictionary and the Historical Thesaurus of the OED[more info]
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Find subject specific lists of scholarly articles in Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO).  Each research guide in OBO provides an introduction to the topic and annotated bibliographic lists of books and articles recommended by scholars in the field. [more info]
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Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects. [more info]
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Search most of JMU's reference collection for background articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc. [more info]
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Includes the contents of the World Almanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A... [more info]
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Reports & Proceedings
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Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents. [more info]
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An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies...
 
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