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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) 
African American Song (see American Song)(Alexander Street Press) 
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection 1684-1912 (EBSCO) 
American Broadsides and Ephemera (Readex - NewsBank) 
American Song (Alexander Street Press)  
American State Papers 1789-1838 (NewsBank) 
American West (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature (BREPOLiS) Cancelled
Archives Unbound (Gale) 
Associated Press Collections Online (Gale) 
ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials(EBSCO) 
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries 1500-1950 (Alexander Street Press) 
British Colonist 1858-1980 
British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900 (Gale) 
British Periodicals (ProQuest) 
Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online 
Canada Gazette Open Access
Canadian National Digital Heritage Index Open Access
Canadiana Online 
Champlain Society Archives 
Chatham House Online Archive (Gale) 
China Daily 
China Yearbook Full-Text Database (CYFD)(1912-2015) 
China: Culture and Society (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) 
Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Alexander Street Press) 
Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (Alexander Street Press) 
Documents on Australian Foreign Policy 1937-1959 
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) 
Economist Historical Archive 1843-2020 (Gale) 
Eighteenth Century Collections Online ECCO (Gale) 
Eighteenth Century Journals Portal (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Electronic Enlightenment 
Empire Online (Adam Matthew Digital) 
English Historical Documents 
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCO) 
Financial Times Historical Archive (Gale) 
First World War: Personal Experiences (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 (Readex - NewsBank) 
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) 
Frontier Life (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Globe and Mail (1844-4 years ago)(Proquest Historical Newspapers) 
Heidelberg Historic Literature Digitized 
Héritage Open Access
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada 
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers UK (18th-21st Century)(Proquest) 
Illustrated London News (Gale) 
Images from the History of Medicine 
Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC) 
Independent Digital Archive (Gale)  
Independent Voices (Reveal Digital) 
India, Raj and Empire (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Indigenous Peoples:North America (Gale) 
Japan Times Digital Archive 1897-2016 (East View) 
Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers (East View Information Services) Open Access
LGBTQ+ Source (EBSCO) 
Liberty Magazine Historical Archive 1924-1950 (Gale) 
Libris Canadiana 
Listener Historical Archive 1929-1991 (Gale) 
Literary Manuscripts, 17th & 18th Century Poetry from the Brotherton Library, Leeds (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Literary Print Culture: The Stationers' Company Archive (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Loeb Classical Library  
London Low Life (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Making of Modern Law (Gale) 
Making of the Modern World (Gale) 
Mass Observation Online Part I, II, III, and IV 1937-1967 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Medieval Travel Writing (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Meiji Japan: The Edward Sylvester Morse Collection from the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Middle East Series Online 1: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970(Gale) 
Middle East Series Online 2: Iraq 1914-1974 (Gale) 
New York Times (1851-4 years ago) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) 
New York Times: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: (1851-4 years ago)  
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) 
Orlando Women's Writing in the British Isles 
Past Masters (Intelex) 
People's Daily Online (Renmin Ribao) 
Perdita Manuscripts (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Picture Post Historical Archive (Gale) 
Punch Historical Archive; 1841-1992 (Gale) 
Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscape (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Sabin Americana (Gale) 
Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period (Alexander Street Press) 
Shen Bao 
Slavery and Anti Slavery: a Transnational Archive: Pts 1-4 (Gale) 
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice 1490-2007 (Adam Matthew Digital) 
Smithsonian and Air & Space Magazine Archive, 1970-2010 (Gale) 
Smithsonian Collections Online (Gale) 
State Papers Online (Gale)  
Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (JSTOR) 
Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2016 (Gale) 
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) 
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 and Social Movements US 1600-2000 (Alexander Street Press) 
Women Writers Online (1400-1850) 
Women's Magazine Archive I (ProQuest) 

Other Resources

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Chinese Cultural Revolution database / 中国文化大革命文库  
Database of Chinese great leap forward & great famine, 1958-1962 = 中國大躍進-大饑荒數據庫, 1958-1962  
Literature Online (LION) (Proquest)