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History Reference Center . The world’s most comprehensive full text history database for secondary schools, public libraries, junior colleges and undergraduates. History Reference Center Content Types. Cover-to-cover Historical Encyclopedias & Other History Reference Books

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History Reference Center

The world’s most comprehensive full text history database for secondary schools, public libraries,

junior colleges and undergraduates

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History Reference Center

Content Types

Cover-to-cover Historical Encyclopedias& Other History Reference Books

Cover-to-cover History Magazines & Journals

Historical Documents

Historical Biographies

Historical Photos & Maps

Historical Film & Video Clips

940

119

57,600

43,000

12,000

2,338

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Major Reference Works from

Oxford University Press

  • Oxford History of Christianity
  • Oxford History of Ireland
  • Oxford History of Italy
  • Oxford History of Medieval Europe
  • Oxford History of Modern Europe
  • Oxford History of Modern War
  • Oxford History of Roman Britain
  • Oxford History of the Classical World
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Major Reference Works from

Oxford University Press

  • Oxford History of the Crusades
  • Oxford History of the French Revolution
  • Oxford History of Western Philosophy
  • Oxford Illustrated Historyof English Literature
  • Oxford Illustrated Historyof Pre-Historic Europe
  • Oxford Illustrated Historyof the British Monarchy
  • Oxford Illustrated Historyof the Vikings
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32 Full Text History Books

from Lerner Publishing, including:

  • Ancient Agriculture
  • Ancient Communication
  • Ancient Construction
  • Ancient Medicine
  • Ancient Transportation
  • Ancient Warfare
  • Echoes of World War II
  • Salem Witch Trials
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15 Full Text History Books

from Toucan Valley Publications, including:

  • California Explorers
  • California Indians
  • California Missions
  • California Ranchos
  • California Through the Decades
  • Countries of the World
  • Early Civilizations
  • Florida Forts & Missions
  • Illinois Through the Decades
  • Inside the Missions
  • Northeast Indians
  • Presidents of the U.S.
  • Texas Indians
  • Texas Missions
  • Wonders of the World
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140 Full Text History Books

from Mason Crest, including:

  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient History
  • Ancient Rome
  • Broken Promises:The U.S.Government &Native Americansin the 19th Century
  • Early French Explorersof North America
  • Election of 1828 & TheAdministration of Andrew Jackson
  • Election of 1860 & The Administration of Abraham Lincoln
  • Gandhi
  • History of Culture
  • History of Mexico
  • Journey ofLewis & Clark
  • Marco Polo
  • Modern History
  • Pathfinders of theAmerican Frontier
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117 Full Text History Books

from Chelsea House, including:

  • Arab Americans
  • Archaeology of North America
  • Black Cowboys
  • Cherokee
  • Cuban Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Italian Americans
  • Jewish Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Navajos
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Seven Wonders of the Medieval World
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50 Full Text History Books

from Compass Point Books, including:

  • African-Americans in the Colonies
  • Battle of Gettysburg
  • Bill of Rights
  • Ellis Island
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • French & Indian War
  • Great Depression
  • Great Women of the Old West
  • Jamestown Colony
  • Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Thirteen Colonies
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19 Full Text History Books

from Morgan Reynolds Inc., including:

  • Andrew Jackson:Frontier President
  • Anne Bailey: Frontier Scout
  • Failure is Impossible:The Story of Susan B. Anthony
  • Ishi: The Last of His People
  • John Adams: Public Servant
  • J.P. Morgan:Banker to a Growing Nation
  • Mary Wollstonecraft &the Rights of Women
  • More Perfect Union: The Story of Alexander Hamilton, 2nd Ed.
  • Pullman Strike of 1894:American Labor Comes of Age
  • Shot Heard Round the World:The Battles ofLexington & Concord
  • Victoria Woodhull:First WomanPresidential Candidate
  • Women’s Rights & Nothing Less:The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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51 Full Text History Books

from Rourke Publishing LLC, including:

  • Historic & Famous Cities
  • Historic Sites & Monuments
  • Korean Conflict
  • Pilgrim
  • Revolutionary War
  • Treasures from China
  • U.S. Treasury
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Vietnam War
  • War of 1812
  • World War I
  • World War II
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14 Full Text History Books

from Stackpole Books, including:

  • Alamo Reader
  • American Counter Revolution
  • Dear Young Friend: Letters ofAmerican Presidents to Children
  • Exploring the Outdoorswith Indian Secrets
  • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 1
  • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 2
  • Eyewitness to the Indian Wars, Volume 3
  • Friend Among the Senecas
  • George Washington’s Indispensable Men
  • Joshua Chamberlain
  • Life of Daniel Boone
  • Medieval Celebrations
  • Sketch of the Life &Character of Daniel Boone
  • We Trailed the Sioux
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Additional Full Text History

Encyclopedias & Other Reference Books

  • Encyclopedia of World History (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
  • Reader’s Companion to American History (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Complete Idiot’s Guide to American History
  • Great Events 1900-2001 from Salem Press[includes 10 volumes, 3 supplements, 591 entries]
  • Webster Publishing’s History of Australia
  • Civil War Battlefield Guide (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Reader’s Companion to Military History (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Reader’s Companion to Women’s History (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Encyclopedia of Britain (Hutchinson)
  • Encyclopedia of Australia (Webster Publishing)
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Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared

EBSCO’sHistory Reference Center

Full Text Coverage

Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage

InfoTrac OneFile

Full Text Coverage

Top History Periodicals

June 2002 to present(12-month embargo)

September 1990 to present(NO embargo)

February 1975 to present(NO embargo)

January 1992 to present(NO embargo)

January 2000 to present(12-month embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

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March 1981 to present(12-month embargo)

January 1995 to present(NO embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

January 1990 to present(NO embargo)

January 2002 to present(6-month embargo)

January 2003 to present(6-month embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

American Communist History

American Heritage

American Historical Review

American History (formerly American History Illustrated)

American Nineteenth Century History

America’s Civil War

Archaeology

Art History

Australian Historical Studies

Aviation History

Beaver

Black History Bulletin

Book History

British Heritage

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September 1992 to present(NO embargo)

September 1992 to present(NO embargo)

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February 1998to June 2000

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October 2001 to present(NO embargo)

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April 1999 to June 2000

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Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared

EBSCO’sHistory Reference Center

Full Text Coverage

Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage

InfoTrac OneFile

Full Text Coverage

Top History Periodicals

March 1975 to present(6-month embargo)

April 1975 to present(NO embargo)

March 1975 to present(12-month embargo)

January 1997 to present(NO embargo)

January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

December 1996 to present(NO embargo)

January 2000 to present(12-month embargo)

January 2004 to present(12-month embargo)

January 2000 to present(12-month embargo)

January 1954 to present(12-month embargo)

March 1994 to present(12-month embargo)

September 1922 to present(NO embargo)

January 2004 to present(NO embargo)

January 1958 to present(12-month embargo)

Canadian Historical Review

Canadian Journal of History

Central European History

Chinese America: History & Perspectives

Chinese Studies in History

Civil War Times (formerly Civil War Times Illustrated)

Cold War History

Connecticut History

Contemporary British History

Ethnohistory

European Review of History

Foreign Affairs

French Colonial History

French Historical Studies

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December 1999 to present(NO embargo)

December 1992 to present(NO embargo)

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January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

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December 1991 to present(NO embargo)

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Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared

EBSCO’sHistory Reference Center

Full Text Coverage

Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage

InfoTrac OneFile

Full Text Coverage

Top History Periodicals

January 1998 to present(12-month embargo)

January 1998 to present(NO embargo)

March 2003 to present(NO embargo)

June 1990 to present(12-month embargo)

February 1975 to present(12-month embargo)

January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

January 1975 to present(NO embargo)

March 2000 to present(12-month embargo)

March 2000 to present(12-month embargo)

January 2002 to present(6-month embargo)

January 1990 to present(6-month embargo)

September 2003 to present(NO embargo)

July 2004 to present(NO embargo)

January 1993 to present(12-month embargo)

April 2002 to present(NO embargo)

Gender & History

German History

Hawaiian Journal of History

History

History & Theory

History Teacher

History Today

Indiana Magazine of History

Jewish History

Journal of African American History

Journal of American Ethnic History

Journal of American History

Journal of Military History

Journal of Pacific History

Kansas History

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January 1993 to present(NO embargo)

November 1992 to present(NO embargo)

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January 2002 to present(6-month embargo)

June 1994to January 2001

June 1994to January 2001

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June 1997to June 2000

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Coverage of Full Text History Periodicals Compared

EBSCO’sHistory Reference Center

Full Text Coverage

Gale’s History Resource Center (U.S. & World) Full Text Coverage

InfoTrac OneFile

Full Text Coverage

Top History Periodicals

April 2000 to present(NO embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

July 1999 to present(NO embargo)

January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

March 2003 to present(NO embargo)

July 2003 to present(NO embargo)

January 2001 to present(NO embargo)

October 1993 to present(NO embargo)

January 2000 to present(NO embargo)

March 1997 to present(NO embargo)

October 1934 to present(NO embargo)

January 1997 to present(NO embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

July 1996 to present(NO embargo)

Literature & History

Military History

Naval History

North Carolina Historical Review

Northern History

OAH Magazine of History

Russian Studies in History

Social History

Teaching History

Virginia Magazine of History & Biography

Vital Speeches of the Day

War in History

Wild West

World War II

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June 1999to June 2000

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January 1993to July 2002

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October 1996to June 2000

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May 1999to May 2000

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Historical Documents

& Other Resources

  • Essential Documents in American History (includes the U.S. Constitution,the Declaration of Independence, etc.)
  • American Reference Library
  • Historical Speeches
  • Presidential Papers
  • Supreme Court Decisions
  • McCarthy Hearings 1953-1954
  • Tens of thousands of biographiesof historical figures
  • Historical Timelines for all 50U.S. States (from Our States)
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Photos & Maps

  • 12,000 Historical Photos from an image collection
  • Photos and Maps from the Encyclopedia of World History and other reference books
  • Photos and Maps from full text periodicals
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Now Available

  • Full Text of the McCarthy Hearings of 1953 & 1954(from the transcripts of the Executive Sessions of the SenatePermanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committeeon Government Operations)
  • More than 83 Hours of Historical Film & Video(from Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century, whichalso includes some footage from the late 19th Century)
    • 2,338 individual clips
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In Summary…

  • More than 860 full text encyclopedias and other non-fiction books, including Branden Publishing, Chelsea House Publishers, Columbia University Press, Compass Point Books, Great Neck Publishing, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, MacMillan Publishing USA, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Primedia Special Interest Publications, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications, Webster Publishing, and more
  • Korean Conflict.htm
  • CleverEgyptians.htm
  • AncientRome.htm
  • RomeHistry.htm
  • 60 full text history magazines & journals
  • 58,000 full text historical documents
  • 12,000 historical images & historical maps
  • More than 80 hours of historical film & video
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