History

 
 

Databases

AncestryLibrary.com

Ancestry
Ancestry® Library Edition,  delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. This resource is only available on-campus.

Biography In Context

Biography In Context

Offers authoritative reference content alongside, videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers to provide contextual information on the world's most influential people.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

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Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. State of Maine funded.

JSTOR

jstor_0.pngProvides 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.

 

Kanopy

Kanopy

 

Over 10,000 streaming films, documentaries and training videos from 800 producers, including PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, HBO, First Run Features, BBC and more.

Maine Memory Network

Maine Memory Network, a project of the Maine Historical Society, provides access to thousands of historical items belonging to over 200 organizations from across Maine. Search for or browse these items, explore online exhibits, or create your own collection of images from the database.

Project Muse

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Provides full text of  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

ProQuest Historical NewspapersSearches 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.

RefWorks

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Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks tutorials

 

U.S. History Collection

The U.S. History Collection is useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, providing full-text, balanced coverage of both current thoughts on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field. State of Maine funded.

U.S. History In Context

Offering outstanding primary and secondary history sources combined with the media-rich selections that today's users demand,U.S. History In Context delivers the best titles from Macmillan, Scribner, and other world-class sources. Students will find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.