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    • History Reference Center The world’s most comprehensive full text history database for secondary schools, public libraries, junior colleges and undergraduates
    • Cover-to-cover Historical Encyclopedias & Other History Reference Books Cover-to-cover History Magazines & Journals Historical Documents Historical Biographies Historical Photos & Maps Historical Film & Video Clips 940 119 57,600 43,000 12,000 2,338 History Reference Center Content Types
    • Major Reference Works from Oxford University Press
      • Oxford History of Christianity
      • Oxford History of Ireland
      • Oxford History of Italy
      • Oxford History of Medieval Europe
      • Oxford History of Modern Europe
      • Oxford History of Modern War
      • Oxford History of Roman Britain
      • Oxford History of the Classical World
    • Major Reference Works from Oxford University Press
      • Oxford History of the Crusades
      • Oxford History of the French Revolution
      • Oxford History of Western Philosophy
      • Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature
      • Oxford Illustrated History of Pre-Historic Europe
      • Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy
      • Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings
    • 32 Full Text History Books from Lerner Publishing, including:
      • Ancient Agriculture
      • Ancient Communication
      • Ancient Construction
      • Ancient Medicine
      • Ancient Transportation
      • Ancient Warfare
      • Echoes of World War II
      • Salem Witch Trials
    • 15 Full Text History Books from Toucan Valley Publications, including:
      • California Explorers
      • California Indians
      • California Missions
      • California Ranchos
      • California Through the Decades
      • Countries of the World
      • Early Civilizations
      • Florida Forts & Missions
      • Illinois Through the Decades
      • Inside the Missions
      • Northeast Indians
      • Presidents of the U.S.
      • Texas Indians
      • Texas Missions
      • Wonders of the World
    • 140 Full Text History Books from Mason Crest, including:
      • Ancient Egypt
      • Ancient History
      • Ancient Rome
      • Broken Promises: The U.S. Government & Native Americans in the 19 th Century
      • Early French Explorers of North America
      • Election of 1828 & The Administration of Andrew Jackson
      • Election of 1860 & The Administration of Abraham Lincoln
      • Gandhi
      • History of Culture
      • History of Mexico
      • Journey of Lewis & Clark
      • Marco Polo
      • Modern History
      • Pathfinders of the American Frontier
    • 117 Full Text History Books from Chelsea House, including:
      • Arab Americans
      • Archaeology of North America
      • Black Cowboys
      • Cherokee
      • Cuban Americans
      • Irish Americans
      • Italian Americans
      • Jewish Americans
      • Mexican Americans
      • Navajos
      • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
      • Seven Wonders of the Medieval World
    • 50 Full Text History Books from Compass Point Books, including:
      • African-Americans in the Colonies
      • Battle of Gettysburg
      • Bill of Rights
      • Ellis Island
      • Emancipation Proclamation
      • French & Indian War
      • Great Depression
      • Great Women of the Old West
      • Jamestown Colony
      • Lewis & Clark Expedition
      • Louisiana Purchase
      • Thirteen Colonies
    • 19 Full Text History Books from Morgan Reynolds Inc., including:
      • Andrew Jackson: Frontier President
      • Anne Bailey: Frontier Scout
      • Failure is Impossible: The Story of Susan B. Anthony
      • Ishi: The Last of His People
      • John Adams: Public Servant
      • J.P. Morgan: Banker to a Growing Nation
      • Mary Wollstonecraft & the Rights of Women
      • More Perfect Union: The Story of Alexander Hamilton, 2nd Ed.
      • Pullman Strike of 1894: American Labor Comes of Age
      • Shot Heard Round the World: The Battles of Lexington & Concord
      • Victoria Woodhull: First Woman Presidential Candidate
      • Women’s Rights & Nothing Less: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • 51 Full Text History Books from Rourke Publishing LLC, including:
      • Historic & Famous Cities
      • Historic Sites & Monuments
      • Korean Conflict
      • Pilgrim
      • Revolutionary War
      • Treasures from China
      • U.S. Treasury
      • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
      • Vietnam War
      • War of 1812
      • World War I
      • World War II
    • 14 Full Text History Books from Stackpole Books, including:
      • Alamo Reader
      • American Counter Revolution
      • Dear Young Friend: Letters of American Presidents to Children
      • Exploring the Outdoors with Indian Secrets
      • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 1
      • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 2
      • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 3
      • Friend Among the Senecas
      • George Washington’s Indispensable Men
      • Joshua Chamberlain
      • Life of Daniel Boone
      • Medieval Celebrations
      • Sketch of the Life & Character of Daniel Boone
      • We Trailed the Sioux
    • Additional Full Text History Encyclopedias & Other Reference Books
      • Encyclopedia of World History (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
      • Reader’s Companion to American History (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Complete Idiot’s Guide to American History
      • Great Events 1900-2001 from Salem Press [includes 10 volumes, 3 supplements, 591 entries]
      • Webster Publishing’s History of Australia
      • Civil War Battlefield Guide (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Reader’s Companion to Military History (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Reader’s Companion to Women’s History (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin)
      • Encyclopedia of Britain (Hutchinson)
      • Encyclopedia of Australia (Webster Publishing)
    • Top History Periodicals EBSCO’s History Reference Center Full Text Coverage Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage InfoTrac OneFile Full Text Coverage American Communist History American Heritage American Historical Review American History (formerly American History Illustrated ) American Nineteenth Century History America’s Civil War Archaeology Art History Australian Historical Studies Aviation History Beaver Black History Bulletin Book History British Heritage June 2002 to present (12-month embargo) September 1990 to present (NO embargo) February 1975 to present (NO embargo) January 1992 to present (NO embargo) January 2000 to present (12-month embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) January 1999 to present (NO embargo) March 1981 to present (12-month embargo) January 1995 to present (NO embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) January 1990 to present (NO embargo) January 2002 to present (6-month embargo) January 2003 to present (6-month embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) None September 1992 to present (NO embargo) September 1992 to present (NO embargo) February 1998 to June 2000 February 1998 to June 2000 October 2001 to present (NO embargo) October 2001 to present (NO embargo) January 2002 to present (6-month embargo) April 1999 to June 2000 None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared
    • Top History Periodicals EBSCO’s History Reference Center Full Text Coverage Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage InfoTrac OneFile Full Text Coverage Canadian Historical Review Canadian Journal of History Central European History Chinese America: History & Perspectives Chinese Studies in History Civil War Times (formerly Civil War Times Illustrated ) Cold War History Connecticut History Contemporary British History Ethnohistory European Review of History Foreign Affairs French Colonial History French Historical Studies March 1975 to present (6-month embargo) April 1975 to present (NO embargo) March 1975 to present (12-month embargo) January 1997 to present (NO embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) December 1996 to present (NO embargo) January 2000 to present (12-month embargo) January 2004 to present (12-month embargo) January 2000 to present (12-month embargo) January 1954 to present (12-month embargo) March 1994 to present (12-month embargo) September 1922 to present (NO embargo) January 2004 to present (NO embargo) January 1958 to present (12-month embargo) None December 1999 to present (NO embargo) December 1992 to present (NO embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) December 1991 to present (NO embargo) None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared
    • Top History Periodicals EBSCO’s History Reference Center Full Text Coverage Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage InfoTrac OneFile Full Text Coverage Gender & History German History Hawaiian Journal of History History History & Theory History Teacher History Today Indiana Magazine of History Jewish History Journal of African American History Journal of American Ethnic History Journal of American History Journal of Military History Journal of Pacific History Kansas History January 1998 to present (12-month embargo) January 1998 to present (NO embargo) March 2003 to present (NO embargo) June 1990 to present (12-month embargo) February 1975 to present (12-month embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) January 1975 to present (NO embargo) March 2000 to present (12-month embargo) March 2000 to present (12-month embargo) January 2002 to present (6-month embargo) January 1990 to present (6-month embargo) September 2003 to present (NO embargo) July 2004 to present (NO embargo) January 1993 to present (12-month embargo) April 2002 to present (NO embargo) None November 1992 to present (NO embargo) None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None January 1993 to present (NO embargo) None None January 2002 to present (6-month embargo) January 2002 to present (6-month embargo) June 1994 to January 2001 June 1994 to January 2001 June 1997 to June 2000 None Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared
    • Top History Periodicals EBSCO’s History Reference Center Full Text Coverage Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage InfoTrac OneFile Full Text Coverage Literature & History Military History Naval History North Carolina Historical Review Northern History OAH Magazine of History Russian Studies in History Social History Teaching History Virginia Magazine of History & Biography Vital Speeches of the Day War in History Wild West World War II April 2000 to present (NO embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) July 1999 to present (NO embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) March 2003 to present (NO embargo) July 2003 to present (NO embargo) January 2001 to present (NO embargo) October 1993 to present (NO embargo) January 2000 to present (NO embargo) March 1997 to present (NO embargo) October 1934 to present (NO embargo) January 1997 to present (NO embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) July 1996 to present (NO embargo) None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None None January 1993 to July 2002 May 1999 to May 2000 None June 1999 to June 2000 October 1996 to June 2000 None None None None None Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared
    • Historical Documents & Other Resources
      • Essential Documents in American History (includes the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, etc.)
      • American Reference Library
      • Historical Speeches
      • Presidential Papers
      • Supreme Court Decisions
      • McCarthy Hearings 1953-1954
      • Tens of thousands of biographies of historical figures
      • Historical Timelines for all 50 U.S. States (from Our States )
    • Photos & Maps
      • 12,000 Historical Photos from an image collection
      • Photos and Maps from the Encyclopedia of World History and other reference books
      • Photos and Maps from full text periodicals
    • Now Available
      • Full Text of the McCarthy Hearings of 1953 & 1954 (from the transcripts of the Executive Sessions of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations)
      • More than 83 Hours of Historical Film & Video (from Video Encyclopedia of the 20 th Century , which also includes some footage from the late 19 th Century)
        • 2,338 individual clips
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      • More than 860 full text encyclopedias and other non-fiction books, including Branden Publishing, Chelsea House Publishers, Columbia University Press, Compass Point Books, Great Neck Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, MacMillan Publishing USA, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Primedia Special Interest Publications, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications, Webster Publishing, and more
      • Korean Conflict.htm
      • CleverEgyptians.htm
      • AncientRome.htm
      • RomeHistry.htm
      • 60 full text history magazines & journals
      • 58,000 full text historical documents
      • 12,000 historical images & historical maps
      • More than 80 hours of historical film & video
      In Summary…
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