Welcome to this research guide in American History. I am Robyn Reid, the librarian for history topics. In this research guide, you will find recommendations on where to look for resources in American History.
Search Frog Scholar:
An electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences.Coverage dates: Varies.
America: History and Life with Full Text covers the history of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Limited to 6 users at once.
Peer-reviewed journal articles for a variety of topics.
Contains primary source documents from the earliest settlers to the mid-twentieth century. Coverage dates: 1493-1945.
This digital collection includes books and primary source documents from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, and libraries around the world.
Primary and secondary sources on slavery, abolition, and social justice.
Use the word AND to connect words together. Instead of searching for: History of World War II, type:
"World War II" AND history
Use "OR" to broaden your search by looking for two related terms. For example:
"Great Britain" OR England