Selected History Databases for Finding Articles
America: History and Life
Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. This bibliographic database provides citations and abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations, as well as link-outs to full text. In many cases, embedded full text is supplied. From 1989 onward, the database also includes citations to reviews of films, videos, and non-print media.
Provides abstracts to scholarly articles, books, and dissertations on world history (excluding the history of Canada and the United States; see America: History and Life, above), from 1450 to the present. Includes link-outs to online full text; in many cases, embedded full text is supplied. Coverage includes all branches of world history: political; diplomatic; military; economic; social; cultural; religious; and intellectual. Also covers the history of medicine, science, and technology.
Provides keyword, title, author, and subject access to material published in a number of historically important Canadian periodicals, including: Maclean's Magazine; Financial Post; Monetary Times of Canada; Massey's Magazine; Canadian Bookman; Canadian Magazine; Saturday Night, and University Magazine. Indexing for most publications begins in the late 19th or early 20th century, and extends until the mid-20th century.
Bibliography of British and Irish History
Provides bibliographic information on the history of the British Isles, as well as the British Empire and Commonwealth, from 55 BC to the present. As well as providing publication details, BBIH links to library catalogues to help locate items found in research libraries in North America, Britain, and Ireland. Links to online text are included where available.