World History Databases

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EBSCO HistorySearch

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Searches Historical Abstracts, America: History and Life, History Reference Center, and SocIndex with Full Text.

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Historical Abstracts with Full Text

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An index of over 3,000 academic journals which covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), focusing especially on the 15th century and beyond.

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Internet History Sourcebook

Links to electronic versions of primary historical documents, sorted by subject. 

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Oxford English Dictionary

An online version of the famous historical dictionary that traces the development of a word over time using evidence such as books, periodicals, and films. 

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Nations of the World

A database that offers political, economic and business information on all the nations of the world.

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Academic Search Complete

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A collection of journals covering all academic disciplines, with full text provided for over 4,600 titles.

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Google Scholar

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A public search engine specially designed to find academic research.

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ebrary: Electronic Books

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Online access to a variety of academic and popular books. 

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