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United States History: Electronic Journal & Newspaper Articles

Select library and Internet resources for researching United States History.

Electronic Newspapers

EBSCOhost

Newspaper Source   (EBSCOhost) - provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided

New York Times Historical - Access to news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, stock photos, and advertisements. 1851-2008

ProQuest Newsstand

ProQuest Newsstand – includes the following:
Chicago Tribune (1985-current)
Los Angeles Times (1985-current)
New York Times (1980-current)
The Philadelphia Inquirer (1983-current)
Wall Street Journal (1984-current)
Washington Post (1987-current)
Plus International newspapers

 

 

Electronic Journal Articles

 

 EBSCOhost graphic

  • EBSCOhost - (All Databases) - Broad subject coverage, including both scholarly and popular periodicals. Has several "sub-databases" from which to choose.1984-current [abstracts]; 1990-current [full-text] Sub-databases that have articles on Religion include:

                             Academic Search Complete

                             Masterfile Premier

                             Religion & Philosophy Collection

                             Reader's Guide Full Text

                             Social Sciences Full Text

                             Humanities Full Text

Jstor

  • JSTOR - Growing archive of backfiles of journals in fields such as history, economics, political science, mathematics, philosophy, etc. Files start with the first volume of each journal. Late 19th Century-2006

  • Project Muse - Provides access to the full-text of over 250 scholarly journals in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, etc. 1990-current

 

 

Opposing Viewpoints

The Opposing Viewpoints database is a premier full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues. It provides a variety of sources on many topics. The types of resources can include:

Viewpoint essays (Pro and Con Perspectives on an issue)

Academic Jounals

Primary Sources

Statistics

Images

Videos

Audio

News

Magazine

Reference Sources

Websites

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