List of HSU Databases
for
History
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
Cambridge Histories Online (Direct) Full Text. Provides access to over 250 Cambridge history volumes published since 1960. These authoritative and scholarly works cover a broad range of topics including American, British, and world history, as well as history of economics, science, language, linguistics and other historical topics.
America: History and Life (EBSCO) Full Text. Indexes literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Provides an international perspective on topics and events through citations, abstracts, and many full text articles and books dated 1955 to present.
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Full Text worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought. Offers articles, original works, book and performance reviews, interviews and more, covering all aspects of the humanities such as art, communications, history, literary and social criticism, music, dance and the performing arts, literature, philosophy, religion, and many other topics.
World History Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East with full text as far back as 1964. Covers anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, military, politics, and regional issues.
SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology and encompasses all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study such as criminology and criminal justice, ethnic and racial studies, marriage and family, social work, and sociological aspects of history, politics, psychology, and religion. Indexes journals, books, conference proceedings and other content.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 (Web) A free resource on the EBSCOhost platform, this collaborative effort with the John Carter Brown Library is a comprehensive index to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration, portrayals of Native American peoples, and other topics such as natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and slavery. Free web access.
Original Sources (Direct) Full Text. An extensive collection of original source documents in history, politics and government, philosophy, religion, science and mathematics, language, literature and the social sciences.
JSTOR (Direct) Full Text. An archive of back issues of scholarly journals in the disciplines of the arts, sciences, humanities, business, and mathematics. No current issues.
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military with full text for nearly 300 periodicals, academic journals and other content.
Lexis Nexis Academic (LexisNexis) Full Text. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes back files and current national and regional newspapers, wire services, and international news.
New York Times Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) Coverage from the first issue in 1851 with digital reproductions of every page, including editorials, obituaries and advertising. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text. Updated annually.
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive (Direct) Full Text. Digitized pages of the Dallas area newspaper from 1885 to 1984, including articles, display and classified ads, photos, and graphics, all searchable by keyword and date.
Heritage Quest (TexShare) Full Text. An essential resource for genealogical and historical researchers, this database includes Census images and name indexes, thousands of family and local histories, periodical articles index, and Freedman's Bank records.
Bibliography of Native North Americans (EBSCO) Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life from the sixteenth century to the present.
Texas Reference Center (EBSCO) Full Text. Provides journals and books about Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, literature, business, home and garden, sports, leisure, news coverage, and biographies of famous historical and contemporary Texans.
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (TexShare) Full Text. Digitized maps chart the growth and development of Texas towns and cities. Maps include street names and building numbers, and provide some architectural and historical details. Browse by city and date.
Index to Texas Magazines and Documents (Web) Online coverage begins in 1990 and includes major statewide magazines and Texas documents of broad interest, particularly in business, education, history and government.
CQ Researcher (Direct) Full Text. Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports go back to 1991, and each offer an introductory overview, background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Book Review Digest Plus (EBSCO) Full text. An essential tool for readers’ advisory and collection development, this database brings together book reviews on a wide array of subjects, including art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music, and religion.
Encyclopedia Britannica (Direct) Full Text. Provides searchable content from one of the most authoritative information sources in the world. Offers cross-referenced articles, images, maps, video, country statistics and comparisons, history timelines, notable quotes, and classic essays.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
American Memory Project (Web) Provides free and open access to a digital record of American history and creativity through spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music to chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Handbook of Texas Online (Web) Full Text. A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin. Contains articles on Texas historical and cultural events, people, places, and more.
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