History - Recommended Databases

Best Bets for this Subject

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America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO) 
BHI: British Humanities Index (ProQuest) 
Cambridge University Press eBooks (via Cambridge Core) 
Héritage Open Access
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO) 
Humanities Index (Proquest) 
Project Muse 
Province (1894-2010) ProQuest Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) 
Times Colonist (1884 – 2010) ProQuest Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) 
Vancouver Sun (1912-2010) ProQuest Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) 

Other Resources

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17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale) 
19th Century U.S. Newspapers Parts I and II (Gale) 
19th Century UK Periodicals Part I and II (Gale) 
ACLS Humanities Ebook (HEB) 
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection 1684-1912 (EBSCO) 
American Broadsides and Ephemera (Readex - NewsBank) 
American State Papers 1789-1838 (NewsBank) 
American West (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Archives of Sexuality and Gender 
Archives Unbound (Gale) 
Aristoteles Latinus Database (BREPOLiS) 
Associated Press Collections Online (Gale) 
AUSPORT Australian Sport Database (Informit) 
BCcampus Open Textbooks (BCcampus) Open Access
Bibliography of Asian Studies 
Bibliography of British & Irish History (BREPOLiS) 
Bloomsbury Collections 
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries 1500-1950 (Alexander Street Press) 
British Columbia Reports and Digest of British Columbia Case Law (1867-1948) 
British Library Newspapers Parts I-IV (Gale) 
British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900 (Gale) 
British Periodicals (ProQuest) 
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index (ProQuest) 
Cairn (Cairn.Info) 
Cambridge Histories Online (via Cambridge Core) 
Canadian Parliamentary Database  Open Access
Canadiana Online 
Champlain Society Archives 
Chatham House Online Archive (Gale) 
China, America and the Pacific (Adam Matthew Digital) 
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 (Adam Matthews) 
Confidential Print: Africa 1843-1966 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Confidential Print: Middle East 1839-1969 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Confidential Print: North America 1824-1961 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Daily Mail Historical Archive (Gale) 
Defining Gender, 1450-1910 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online 
Digital South Asia Library 
Discovering American Women's History Online 
Drama Online (Bloomsbury Publishing) 
e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection 
Early American Imprints - Evans 1639-1800 (Readex - NewsBank) 
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 (Readex - NewsBank) 
Early American Newspapers Series 1: From Colonies to Nation: An Essential Record of 18th- and Early 19th- Century America (Readex - NewsBank) 
Early Encounters in North America: People, Cultures, and the Environment (Alexander Street Press) 
Early English Books Online (EEBO) (Proquest) 
Early European Books I and II (ProQuest) 
Economist Historical Archive 1843-2020 (Gale) 
eDuke eBooks Scholarly Collection 
Eighteenth Century Collections Online ECCO (Gale) 
Eighteenth Century Journals Portal (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Electronic Enlightenment 
Empire Online (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples (MHSO) 
English Historical Documents 
Europa Sacra (BREPOLiS) Cancelled
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCO) 
Financial Times Historical Archive (Gale) 
First World War: Personal Experiences (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Foreign Office Files for China Sections I, II, III (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies (Yale University) 
Frontier Life (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Gale Virtual Reference Library - eReference 
Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada 
History Cooperative Journals Cancelled
Holocaust Encyclopedia 
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers UK (18th-21st Century)(Proquest) 
Illustrated London News (Gale) 
Images from the History of Medicine 
Independent and Revolutionary Mexican Newspapers (East View Information Services) Open Access
Independent Voices (Reveal Digital) 
Index Islamicus (ProQuest) 
India, Raj and Empire (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law (HeinOnline) 
Indigenous Peoples:North America (Gale) 
International Historical Statistics (IHS) 
Iter: eBooks 
Journal Citation Reports JCR (Clarivate) 
Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers (East View Information Services) Open Access
Liberty Magazine Historical Archive 1924-1950 (Gale) 
Literary Print Culture: The Stationers' Company Archive (Adam Matthew Digital) 
LLMC Digital 
London Low Life (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Making of the Modern World (Gale) 
Mass Observation Online Part I, II, III, and IV 1937-1967 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Meiji Japan: The Edward Sylvester Morse Collection from the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Memory BC Archives 
Middle East Series Online 1: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970(Gale) 
Middle East Series Online 2: Iraq 1914-1974 (Gale) 
Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers (East View Information Services) Open Access
Migration to New Worlds (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO) 
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Archives (NTRC) 
NATO Archives Online 
New York Times (1851-4 years ago) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 
New York Times: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: (1851-4 years ago)  
NINES Nineteenth-century Scholarship Online 
Nineteenth Century Collections Online - NCCO (Gale) 
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Histories (Alexander Street Press) 
North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press) 
Our Roots: Canada's local histories online 
Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford) 
Oxford Reference  
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History (Oxford University Press) 
Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 
Perdita Manuscripts (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Periodicals Archive Online 1 - 10 (ProQuest) 
Picture Post Historical Archive (Gale) 
Points to the Past 
Pravda Digital Archive (East View Information Services) 
Princeton University Press Ebook Collection (De Gruyter) 
Punch Historical Archive; 1841-1992 (Gale) 
Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (T&F) 
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 
Sabin Americana (Gale) 
SAGE Research Methods Cases  
SAGE Knowledge eBooks 
SAGE Research Methods 
SAGE Research Methods - Datasets 
SAGE Research Methods Video  
San Francisco Chronicle Collection with Historical Archives (NewsBank) 
SciVal (Elsevier) 
Scopus (Elsevier) 
Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period (Alexander Street Press) 
Slavery and Anti Slavery: a Transnational Archive: Pts 1-4 (Gale) 
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice 1490-2007 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Smithsonian Collections Online (Gale) 
Stanford University Press Ebooks (De Gruyter) 
State Papers Online (Gale)  
Statistics Canada Beyond 20/20 WDS (Digital Liberation Initiative) 
Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (JSTOR) 
Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2016 (Gale) 
Talon Conspiracy 
Taylor & Francis eBooks  
Taylor & Francis Journals Online 
Times Colonist Victoria BC 1884 – 2010 (Proquest Historical Newspapers) 
Times Digital Archive 1785 -2008 (Gale) 
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps (Readex - NewsBank) 
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 (Readex - NewsBank) 
U.S. Declassified Documents Online (Gale) 
Vancouver Sun 2011 -2016 (Proquest Digital Newspapers) 
Very Short Introductions (Oxford) 
Victorian Popular Culture (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Vogue Archive (ProQuest) 
Wall Street Journal (1889-8 years ago)(ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 
Wall Street Journal: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: (1889-8 years ago)  
Washington Post (1877-7 years ago)(Proquest Historical Newspapers) 
Washington Post: Proquest Historical Newspapers: (1877-1999) 
Women's Magazine Archive I (ProQuest) 
World Heritage Sites: Africa (JSTOR)