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History & Political Science Resources

Titles with or (L) beside them indicate NCLive or LMC resources, accessible from campus computers or by password only. LMC students, faculty, and staff may obtain passwords by contacting the library.


General and Interdisciplinary Databases from NCLive

Academic Search Premier Provides abstracts and indexing for over 8,200 scholarly journals covering a wide variety of subject areas from 1975 to present.

American Slavery

CQ Researcher OnlineOriginal, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Updated 44 times per year, the single-issue reports offer non-biased coverage of political and social issues.

CQ Weekly Your complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, backroom maneuvering, and more. Updated weekly and includes a searchable archive back to 1983.

HeritageQuest

Historic Events of the 20th Century A collection of 5 individual source books covering The collapse of communism in the Soviet Union, The Civil Rights Movement, The Holocaust, World War I and World War II.

MasterFile Premier Covers a wide variety of topics from about 3,100 magazines and journals from 1984 to present.

North American Women's Letters & Diaries

WorldCat Union catalog of materials held in libraries world-wide.


Subject Specific Electronic Books, Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The following ebooks in history are available via the Gale Virtual Reference Library. To use any of these ebooks, click on the icon above and then select the history option when the Gale page opens.

Africa: An Encyclopedia for Students, c2002
Historical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, c2006
Historical Dictionary of the Civil War, c2002
History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide, c2003
History in Dispute, Vol. 1: The Cold War: First Series, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 2: American Social and Political Movements, 1945-2000: Pursuit of Liberty, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 3: American Social and Political Movements, 1900-1945: Pursuit of Progress, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 4: World War II, 1939-1943, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 5: World War II, 1943-1945, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 6: The Cold War: Second Series, c2000
History in Dispute, Vol. 7: Water and the Environment Since 1945: Global Perspectives, c2001
History in Dispute, Vol. 8: World War I: First Series, c2002
History in Dispute, Vol. 9: World War I: Second Series, c2002
History in Dispute, Vol. 10: The Crusades, 1095-1291, c2003
History in Dispute, Vol. 11: The Holocaust, 1933-1945, c.2003
History in Dispute, Vol. 12: The American Revolution, 1763-1789, c.2003
History in Dispute, Vol. 13: Slavery in the Western Hemisphere, circa 1500-1888, c2003
History in Dispute, Vol. 14: The Middle East Since 1945: First Series, c2004
History in Dispute, Vol. 15: The Middle East Since 1945: Second Series, c2004
History in Dispute, Vol. 16: Twentieth-Century European Social and Political Movements: First Series, c2004
History in Dispute, Vol. 17: Twentieth-Century European Social and Political Movements: Second Series, c2004
History in Dispute, Vol. 18: The Spanish Civil War, c2005
History in Dispute, Vol. 19: The Red Scare After 1945, c2005
History in Dispute, Vol. 20: Classical Antiquity and Classical Studies, c2005
History in Dispute, Vol. 21: Revolutionary Russia, 1890-1930, c2005
History of World Trade Since 1450, c2006
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources, c2007
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources, c2007

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of British History

HyperHistory Online

Timelines

(L) JSTOR

Metasites

History Guide

Political Science Resources on the Web

The Victorian Web

Best of History Web Sites

Primary Sources

The American Memory Project

American Slave Narratives

Avalon Project at the Yale Law School

Documenting the American South: Beginnings to 1920

EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe

The Historical Text Archive

Historical United States Census Browser

Other Scholarly Resources

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Governments on the WWW

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

The Library of Congress: Country Studies

Political Database of the Americas