Databases

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America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database covers 1700 journals, and in addition to its historical coverage, the database includes citations to related materials for... Connect
Historical Abstracts
Bibliographic information pertaining to world history from the 15th century to the present—excluding the United States and Canada.Historical Abstracts is an exceptional bibliographic database that covers the... Connect
19th Century UK Periodicals
Full runs of nearly 600 titles, from the period 1800 to 1900. Some titles exist only in a single copy; such is the fragile state of much nineteenth-century printed material. The collection contains over six million... Connect
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Over 3000 works of major importance to historical studies on this website. ACLS is collaborating in this initiative with 20 learned societies and 100 publishers to assist scholars in the electronic publishing of high-... Connect
America's Historical Imprints
Contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is... Connect
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database covers 1700 journals, and in addition to its historical coverage, the database includes citations to related materials for... Connect
American Broadsides and Ephemera
Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection of American Broadsides and Ephemera, this full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides... Connect
American Periodicals
Periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant... Connect
AnthroSource
AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association providing a digital searchable database containing the past, present and future AAA publications.  It contains  more than 250,000 articles... Connect
Archives Unbound: Women War and Society
Primary source materials brought together in the Imperial War Museum, London. These unique documents, charity and international relief reports, pamphlets, photographs and press cuttings are published here for the first... Connect
ARTbibliographies Modern
Covers modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography with abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.... Connect
Artstor
Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of your discipline.  With... Connect
Assumption College Purple and White
The Purple And White was the Assumption College (later Assumption University) student newspaper for almost 35 years. It began publication on November 15th, 1924 and continued until early 1959. With the February 26th,... Connect
Avery Brundage Olympics and Sports Collection
This collection can only be accessed in person at the Leddy Library, Media Centre. This link will take you to the Media Centre information page, please contact staff for assistance with this collection. A major resource... Connect
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America
Citations to literature about Indigenous peoples in North America published from the sixteenth century to the present. Populations include Aleuts; Eskimos or Inuit of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and eastern... Connect
Black Studies Center
Combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), The Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index.... Connect
Brill E-Books: Classical Studies and the Social Sciences Collections
Access to the 2010 and 2011 titles published by Brill for Classical Studies (49 titles) and the Social Sciences collections (73 titles). These titles can be found in the Leddy Library catalogue. Connect
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
The immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever... Connect
British Periodicals
Hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth. British Periodicals traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century... Connect
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index
Draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over... Connect
Cairn Journals
Over 150 French and Belgian journals in human and social sciences, from Economics, Politics, Public affairs, Sociology, Education, Psychology, History to Geography and more. Connect
Canadiana Collection
More than 80, 000 volumes dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, freely available online. This CIHM digital archive complements the materials digitized and... Connect
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