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ACLS Humanities E-Book


Full text e-books in the humanities, from the the American Council of Learned Societies and other learned societies and academic publishers.

Google Books


Indexes the full text of a growing number of books. For some books complete text is online; for others only a small portion. No printing or downloading.

Oxford African American Studies Center


Articles on African American history, literature, and culture from scholarly reference works.

Smith College History Majors Research Skills


Research and information literacy skills identified as essential for majors in History at Smith College.

Buchhandel [German Books in Print]


Publication and price information for German books, videos, etc.

Historical Statistics of the United States

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.

America's Historical Newspapers

Dates of Coverage: 
1690 - 1922

Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, based on the Brigham's History and Bibliography of American Newspapers series.

Sanborn Maps

Dates of Coverage: 
1867 - 1970

Large scale maps charting the growth of US cities and towns, covering all fifty states.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture [Gale]

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