* = MSL/UMS-funded
M = Mobile Site

America: History and Life
Indexing/abstracts of historical literature for the United States and Canada, 1964 on. (M)

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. It brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. (*)

Annals of American History
Provides access to over 2,100 original full-text source documents on United States history from 1493 to the present. Includes speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, poems, interviews, and editorials from more than 1,500 authors. (*)


CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
A full-text source for coverage of international relations, comparative politics, area studies, international law and human rights, security and strategic studies, development and globalization, and peace and conflict studies.

JSTOR provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial-1950
A massive, ongoing project to catalog and index Canadian and American women's diaries and correspondence through history and to digitize and index over 1,000 volumes of published and unpublished material to the highest standards.

Project Muse
Provides full text of over 100 journals in the humanities and social sciences, including literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, & gender studies.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Searches 5 historical newspapers simultaneously:
Guardian and Observer: 1791-2003
Hartford Courant: 1764-1985
New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993
New York Times: 1851-2007
Washington Post: 1877-1994

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 


The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to history. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


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For assistance with research on this topic, please contact Cadence Atchinson at the Biddeford Campus library, catchinson@une.edu, 207-602-2497,