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Project Muse

A collection of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more.

History Reference Center

Collection of articles from history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.


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Contemporary Women’s Issues

A focus on critical issues and events influencing women’s lives in more than 190 countries with content from mainstream periodicals, “gray” literature, and the alternative press.


Scholarly journal articles in area studies, art, business & economics, history, humanities, law, medicine & allied health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.  See the video tutorial.

New York Slavery Records Index

Compiled by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, this is a publicly searchable compilation of records that identify individual enslaved persons and their owners, beginning as early as 1525 and ending during the Civil War.

U.S. History In Context

Includes reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, as well as rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.

World History In Context

Contains primary sources and multi-media content aligned with state and national curriculum standards.

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