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Secondary Source Databases
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary database containing scholarly journals, popular periodicals, reports, books, and other information resources. Coverage: Varies. Some full text.
America: History & Life
History and culture of North America including United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes secondary source articles from more than 1700 journals, as well as books and book reviews. This is the most important source of secondary research material for the study of U.S. history. Note: for world history, use Historical Abstracts
. Coverage: 1964-present. Full-Text.
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including military history, women's history, history of education, history of science, and more. Includes secondary source articles from more than 1800 journals, as well as books and book reviews. This is the most important source of secondary research material for the study of modern world history. Note: for U.S. history, use America: History and Life
; for medieval history, use Iter
. Coverage: 1955-present. Full-Text.
An interdisciplinary archive of over 2,500 journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, with some natural science coverage. Coverage: Historical & current publications up to 1 - 5 years from current date, contains primary sources. Full-Text.
A multi-disciplinary database of full text scholarly journals and e-books in both humanities and social sciences. Most journals covered are up to date. E-books include titles in Global Cultural Studies, Poetry, Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction. Coverage: Historical and current. Full-Text.
Collection of approximately 200,000 e-books from over 700 scholarly publishers and university presses. Books can be read online, and portions of each book may be downloaded permanently. Many titles may be accessed by multiple users at the same time, but some limitations apply. Entire e-books may be downloaded for 14 days to a computer or mobile device. No guest access: Dickinson login required. Coverage: Varies. Full-Text.
Subjects: Africana Studies
, American Studies
, Dickinson History & Special Collections
, Equity & Inclusivity
, Latin American, Latinx & Caribbean Studies
, Master's Program in Managing Complex Disasters
, Middle East Studies
, Native American / Indigenous Studies