American Studies core

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 [EBSCO]

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbeuropeviewsamer/
Dates of Coverage: 
1493-1750

Contains over 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to books and pamphlets about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Encyclopedia of US Political History [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/encyclopedia-of-us-political-history/SAGE.xml

America's Historical Imprints

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbamerhistimprints/
Dates of Coverage: 
1639 - 1900

Combines Early American Imprints, Series I and II (1639 - 1819) and American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760 - 1900)

Dictionary of Literary Biography

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbdlb/

Lengthy literary biographies by recognized literary scholars and critics, covering past & present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

Ancestry (Library Edition)

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbancestry/

Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.

Social Explorer

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbsocexplorer/
Dates of Coverage: 
1790 to present

Easy access to demographic information about the U.S.

America: History & Life with Full Text [EBSCO]

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbamerhistlife/
Dates of Coverage: 
1953 to present

Extensive index to 1,700 journals, books, and dissertations on American and Canadian history, popular culture, anthropology, sociology, economics, education, and politics.

Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbmakingmodernworld/
Dates of Coverage: 
1450-1850

Covers social history, early commerce, trade, colonization, industry, political systems, revolutions, slavery, exploration, philosophy, and more.

Blackwell Reference Online

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbblackwellref/

350+ titles in the humanities and social sciences, including the Blackwell companions and handbooks. Strengths are psychology, sociology, history, literature, philosophy, and religion.

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