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NEW! Access to legal history and government documents with HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 160 million pages & 160,000 titles of legal history & government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, & Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, & entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, & much more.


How-To Video: Searching for Secondary Sources

Secondary Source Databases

History Databases

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A repository for digital collections. Items in the public domain (works published before 1923) are freely accessible online.

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A digital library of Internet sites & other cultural artifacts in digital form. Includes digitized books, periodicals, media, & more.



Research Tips

When using Academic Search Premier & Historical Abstracts, be sure to use "&" between the terms.  (E.g. Black death & Italy)
Quotation Marks...
When using JSTOR an & is automatically inserted between every word. To keep words together as a phrase, use quotation marks. (E.g. "Black death" Italy) 
An asterick at the end of a word can find alternate endings. (E.g. Jew* will find Jew, Jews, Jewish, etc)

Journal Search


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