Dictionary of American History
The classic reference source for American history.American National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
All articles originally included in the ANB Online were on biographical subjects who died before the end of 1995. Articles on important figures who have died since 1995 are being added in quarterly updates.Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in AmericaEncyclopedia of Popular Music
Covers all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music.Cambridge History of American MusicCambridge History of World MusicCambridge History of Twentieth-Century MusicCambridge History of Musical PerformanceCambridge Companion to Pop and RockCambridge Companion to the MusicalGale Virtual Reference Library
Provides cross reference searching in encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research including arts, business, social sciences and sciences.A self-paced interactive tutorial is available for those new to this resource.
America: History and Life (EBSCO)
Indexes the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes citations for journal and magazine articles, book reviews and dissertations. Abstracts of journal articles are included together with selected full-text. Indexing goes back to 1964. America: History & Life is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics.MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
Indexes literature, language, linguistics, and folklore journals.Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
Indexes sociology journals.
America’s Historical Newspapers (Readex)
Includes full-text of selected early American newspapers published between 1690 and 1922. Villanova University has access to series 1 through 5 and 7. Washington Post Historical: 1877- (ProQuest)
Contains the full text of all Washington Post
and Washington Post/Times-Herald
title variations, from 1877 until seventeen years ago. For more recent Washington Post
articles, see Nexis Uni
(1977 - present).
Provides an accessible and invaluable source of information of electronic archives to leading journals of opinion. Search the full text of over 740 years of archives including Harpers Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review and The New York Review of Books. An invaluable resource, providing in-depth analysis of topics such as the cold war, the Arab-Israeli conflict, American foreign policy, defense, the Supreme Court, affirmative action, welfare, crime, immigration, religion, education, art, literature, militarism, human rights violations, environmental destruction, classical music, and much more. Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film & television, gardening, health & medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news & current events, photography, popular & classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports & fitness, transportation, travel and much more. Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (EBSCO)
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. Subject coverage includes arts, business, computers, crafts, dance, drama, education, entertainment, fashion, film & television, food, gardening, health and medicine, home improvement, literature, news and current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, sports and fitness, technology, transportation, travel and more. Primary Sources Research Guide