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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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A multidisciplinary bibliography of materials on all aspects of Latin American studies ... [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Index of Latin American journals, books, and more... [more info]
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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [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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Books / Book Chapters

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A multidisciplinary bibliography of materials on all aspects of Latin American studies ... [more info]
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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Check for Full Text may look a little different between 7am and 10am from July 27th to July 30th. Please bear with us as we test new software. Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926... [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ... [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more. [more info]
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This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945 ... [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material. [more info]
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From Brown University's special collections, a digital collection of published travel accounts from the 16th to the 19th centuries.  Languages represented include English, Spanish, and French. [more info]
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Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. [more info]
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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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Check for Full Text may look a little different between 7am and 10am from July 27th to July 30th. Please bear with us as we test new software. Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926... [more info]
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Contains records of nearly 35,000 trans-Atlantic slaving voyages made between 1514 and 1866... [more info]
 
 

Reference Information

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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]
Location: 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 of selected countries and subjects.
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Guide to Reference will become open access in February 2016. No longer updated after January 31, 2016. A selective guide of reference sources, organized by academic discipline. [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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Statistics & Datasets

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Contains records of nearly 35,000 trans-Atlantic slaving voyages made between 1514 and 1866... [more info]
 
 

Videos

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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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