American Studies core

Blackwell Reference Online

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

Encyclopedia of Multicultural America [Gale]

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Historical Statistics of the United States

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Dates of Coverage: 
1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

American Factfinder

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Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the 1990 and 2000 U.S. Decennial Censuses, the latest Economic Census, and reference maps.

Older American Studies Class Guides

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Archived class guides may not be up-to-date. Please ask a Librarian for assistance if you encounter broken links.

MLA International Bibliography [EBSCO]

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Dates of Coverage: 
1919 to present

Extensive index to literature, language, linguistics and folklore in journal articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and more. From the Modern Language Association of America.

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