History

Texshare ImageAcademic Search Complete ­ designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Archives of Americana (published by Readex) This family of historical collections contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.  Collections available American State Papers(1789-1838), Early American Imprints (1639-1819), Early American Newspapers (1690-1876) and U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980).

Texshare ImageBibliography of Native North Americans - Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

The Biography Resource Center is a comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 185,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It contains approximately 250,000 biographies from respected Gale Group sources. The database also includes full-text articles from nearly 250 periodicals.

Dissertations Abstracts ProQuest Digital Dissertations provides online access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database.  Titles published since 1997 are available in PDF digital format and have 24 page previews.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online a comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century, the world’s largest library of the printed book on microfilm, available through its imprint Primary Source Microfilm™. In the most ambitious single digitization project ever undertaken, nearly 150,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800 will be made available online over the course of the next two years. When complete, the product will allow full-text searching of more than 33 million pages of material, in essence, every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.

Texshare ImageELibrary Curriculum - Designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts-plus thousands of pictures, maps, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, plus audio/video content.  (ProQuest)

Texshare ImageThe Handbook of Texas Online - is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin. (Free Resource)

GPO Access– GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993.  (Government Printing Office)

Texshare ImageHeritageQuest Online™ - Provides a unique and continuously expanding collection of research materials to help patrons trace their family lineage and American culture. It is designed specifically for libraries and can be used from a remote location such as a home or office.  Beginning with more than 25,000 family and local histories, HeritageQuest Online is growing to include the complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), the Revolutionary War Pension Applications & Bounty Land Warrant Applications, and the Freedman's Bank Records. (ProQuest)

The History Resource Center: World combines Gale's proprietary reference content, from imprints such as Gale Group, Macmillan Library Reference USA, and Charles Scribner's Son, with Primary Source Microfilm original documents, from collections such as Churchill at War, History of Women, and The Middle East from the Rise of Islam. Along with these resources, History Resource Center: World provides seamless access to the full-text from almost 200 periodicals and 4,000 maps and images.  (GALE)

The History Resource Center: U.S. includes some material from Gale's proprietary reference content, including American Decades, American Eras, DISCovering U.S. History, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations and our American Journey series. The History Resource Center: U.S. also delivers full-text periodicals, newspapers, primary source documents, radio/television transcripts, streaming audio and video clips, professional development tools, and student research tools. (GALE)

JSTOR - The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. New titles and disciplines are being added regularly. Issues of journals are never "out"; they are always accessible, and in excellent condition. The capacity for searching across disciplines opens up vast possibilities for scholarship and research. The John F. Moss Library has access to all five Arts & Sciences Collections, the Health & General Science Collection, Biological Sciences Collection and the Business II Collection.

Texshare ImageMasterFILE Premier ­ Designed specifically for the Public Library, MasterFILE Premier offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, and much more. Searchable full text for over 1,820 journals, including Consumer Reports and Business Week. Also included are searchable full text for nearly 5,000 Magill's Book Reviews, nearly 1,400 journals with images, the Essential Documents in American History database, over 1.7 million company records from Dun & Bradstreet, and much more. (EBSCOhost)

Project Muse -  is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, affordable and user-friendly online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.

Research Library - One of the most comprehensive databases available through the ProQuest® online system, Research Library provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology. (ProQuest)

Texshare ImageTexas Digital Sanborn Maps ­ These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years. The maps enable researchers to trace the architectural history of individual buildings or entire communities. One can see everything from building outline, size and shape, construction materials, height, building use, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, house numbers, and more. Symbols for stables, garages, warehouses, and other commercial sites are also included. Factories are often labeled with the owner's name, as well as the products manufactured there. Also depicted are pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, and dumps. Search for the maps by typing in the state or community. One a map is obtained, they pinpoint the streets, landmarks, and other places noted in the map's index. Once displayed, the maps can be manipulated, expanded, printed, and downloaded.  (UMI)

Texshare ImageTexas Reference Center - Texas Reference Center includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Also available in the Texas Reference Center is the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage. This EBSCOhost database is updated weekly.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition is a multi-disciplinary database providing the complete content - indexing, abstracts, and full text - from six of Wilson's full-text databases: Education, General Science, Humanities , Readers' Guide , Social Sciences, and Wilson Business; plus five additional periodical databases: Applied Science & Technology , Art , Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science.  Indexing begins in 1982, abstracts in 1984, and full-text coverage in 1994.  Each database has its own start dates for indexing, abstracting, and full text; start dates for full-text rights to individual journals vary within a database. (H.W. Wilson)

Texshare ImageWorld History Collection - offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for nearly 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964. (EBSCOhost)

 

 

Texshare ImageIndicates all or partial funding for this database provided by the Texas State Library and Archives and the Texas Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund (TIF) support for the Library's TexShare database program.

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