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US History Databases
U.S. History in Context
full-text journal and reference articles covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
Original comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news from 1923 to the present
Issues & Controversies in American History
In-depth explorations on issues, includes primary source documents, timelines, biographies, images, historical texts, interviews, and more
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Gale's Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.
See Database Off-Site Access for usernames and passwords if you are not on campus and cannot connect to a database directly.
Here are some US History websites full of primary sources to help with your research:
Boston Public Library
The Boston Public Library gives you access to numerous databases including JSTOR. Sign up for an eCard for full access to JSTOR.
Find the databases here. Use your BPL card number and PIN.
JSTOR Early Journal Content
Articles from 200+ journals in arts, humanities, economics, politics, mathematics, and other sciences published prior to 1923 in the U.S. and prior to 1870 elsewhere, free of charge. Check the box for “Include only content I can access” below the Advanced Search box and click “Search”.
NoodleTools is a citation management website subscribed to by Pescosolido Library. It will manage your sources, provide proper footnote format, export your Bibliography direct to Google Docs, and manage online notecards. Many databases including JSTOR and GALE export sources directly into NoodleTools.
Creating a NoodleTools account through the school will give you free access to the full version of NoodleTools with more options than the free version.
DIRECTIONS FOR CREATING A NEW ACCOUNT:
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