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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 more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present. [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam. [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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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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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam. [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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Contains documents from and about missionary activity in the United States during the 19th Century.  Includes reproductions of personal narratives, organizational records, and biographies of churches, church leaders, and missionaries.  Also contains material on missionary activities in Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and the Sandwich Islands. [more info]
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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]
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A collection of full-text reference books in history. [more info]
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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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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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