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Academic Search Complete Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Peer Reviewed Articles | Broad Subject Coverage | Area Studies | Ethnic & Multicultural Studies | General Sciences | Social Sciences | Law | Politics & Government | Women`s Studies | Popular Culture

America: History and Life Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Peer Reviewed Articles | Citations and some Fulltext Journal Articles | United States History | Pre-Colonial Era to Present | Canadian History

Historical Abstracts Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Peer Reviewed Articles | Citations and some Fulltext Journal Articles | World History | Excluding the United States and Canada

JSTOR Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Peer Reviewed Articles | Broad Range of Disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences & Field Sciences

Project Muse Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Peer Reviewed Articles | Literature and Criticism | History | Visual and Performing Arts | Cultural Studies | Education | Political Science | Gender Studies | Social Sciences.

Related and Interdisciplinary Databases

19th Century UK Periodicals Digital Archive: New Readerships Collection Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | British Magazines | 1800s | Victorian Life and Culture

African American Newspapers: The 19th Century Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | African-American Newspapers | 1800`s

American History in Video Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Streaming Video | United States History | Documentaries | Archival Footage | Newsreels | Public Affairs Footage

American Periodicals Series Online Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | American Magazines | 1740`s - Early 1900`s

Black Thought and Culture Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Historical African American Leaders | Representative Letters | Speeches | Essays | Political Leaflets | Interviews | Periodical Articles | Trial Transcripts

British Periodicals Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | British History and Culture | 1680s to the 1930s

Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | New York Herald | Charleston Mercury | Richmond Enquirer | November 1, 1860 to April 15, 1865

Clase and Periodica Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Scholarly Articles | Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English Languages | 24 Latin American and Caribbean Countries

Dictionary of Old English: Old English Corpus Requires Library ID when used off-campus
The Corpus contains all surviving Old English materials, over 3000 different texts.

Digital Image Collections Includes some full-text articles
Various digital photograph resources either created by or licensed to Booth Library.

Dissertations and Theses (WorldCat) Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Over 8 million records representing all dissertations, theses and published material based on theses and dissertations cataloged in WorldCat.

Early English Books Online Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext | Virtually Every Work Printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America | 1473-1700

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 Requires Library ID when used off-campus
A bibliographic index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in early European works that relate to the Americas. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Godey's Ladys Book Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Louis Antoine Godey`s magazine was intended to entertain, inform, and educate the women of America (1830-1885).

Harper's Weekly Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | 1857-1889

Historical Statistics of the United States : Earliest Times to the Present : Millennial Edition Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Published in 2006, this resource provides access to statistical data on American social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences - including economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration and trade.

Humanities International Complete Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Peer-Reviewed Articles | Authors | Artists | Musicians | Literature & Theater Criticism | Fiction, Short Story, Poetry, Drama Criticism | Photography | Painting | Music | Theater | Graphic Arts | Film | Contemporary Arts | Society & Culture

Illinois Sanborn Insurance Maps Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Insurance Maps of Illinois Towns and Cities from 1867 to 1970 | Placement of Homes and Businesses | Building Sizes and Addresses | Property Boundaries, etc.

Lexis-Nexis Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext articles | Newspapers | Business, Political, Social, Entertainment Topics | Legal Research | Case Law | Law Reviews | Corporate Information

New York Times (Historical) Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | 1851-2010

Newspaper Library, University of Illinois
Search for newspaper holdings at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the "World`s Largest University Newspaper Library."

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Full-Text Articles | Biographies | British History | Irish History | Earliest Times to Year 2000

Oxford English Dictionary Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
English Words | Meaning, History & Pronunciation | Quotations

Oxford Islamic Studies Online Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Key Concepts | Global Islamic History | Peoples | Practices | Politics | Culture

Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1800 Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Published in Philadelphia from 1728 through the early 1800`s | Benjamin Franklin`s Newspaper | Firsthand View of Colonial America

Readers' Guide Retrospective Requires Library ID when used off-campus
Index to Popular Magazines | 1890 to 1982 | Some Linked to Fulltext Articles

Salem History Online Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Online access to Salem Press reference sets: Decades (1920s-2000s); Great Events in History, Great Lives, Milestone Documents and Great Athletes.

Times (London) Digital Archive Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Fulltext Articles | 1785-1985

Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database Includes some full-text articles
Records of 35,000 Slaving Voyages | 1514 to 1866

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Historical and Modern Topics | Significant Social and Political Developments

Women and Social Movements, Scholar's Edition Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
History (1600 2000) of U.S. Women in Social Movements | Primary Documents | Online Journal | Online Biographical Dictionary of Notable American Women | Digital Archive (1961-2005) of Federal, State and Local Commissions on the Status of Women

Women Writers Online Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
English texts by women before 1830. Includes texts by Renaissance Women Writers.

World History in Video Requires Library ID when used off-campus Includes some full-text articles
Streaming Video | Explore Human History | Global in Scope | War | Natural Disasters | Space Exploration | Globalization