Utah State University Library

Link to Utah State University Home Page.

Articles & Databases

Link to Face Book Link to Twitter Link to You Tube Welcome

Hours : 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Helpful Information


Quick Search

Articles in Academic Search Premier

Databases by Title


Ask A Librarian

JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.

E-mail: Library.Help@usu.edu

Phone: (435) 797-2678

Text us: (435) 612-0380


Key Resources in History

America: History and Life
Citations to the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. [More about America: History and Life]  Service Alert

Historical Abstracts
World history and culture citation-and-abstract database. [More about Historical Abstracts]  Service Alert

JSTOR
Multidisciplinary journal collection, including the social sciences, humanities, and sciences. [More about JSTOR] 

Mountain West Digital Library
Easy-to-use search portal for finding online text, images, and sound files from libraries and archives in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. [More about Mountain West Digital Library] 

WorldCat
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content with more than 2 billion records for books, CD, DVD, audio books, some articles, documents, photographs, digital collections, etc. [More about WorldCat] 
WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org will no longer be available at some point in 2016. Please be sure to use WorldCat Discovery.

Additional Resources in History

Accessible Archives
Accessible Archives provides diverse primary source materials assembled into comprehensive databases, reflecting broad views across American history and culture. [More about Accessible Archives ] 
Trial running from 09/08/2015 to 09/08/2016

Acta Sanctorum
Encyclopedic Latin text examining the lives of Christian saints, organized by each saint's feast day. [More about Acta Sanctorum] 

American History in Video
Features 6,000 video titles with searchable transcripts synchronized to video. [More about American History in Video] 

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism Digital Archive
FBI files illustrate the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism. [More about American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism Digital Archive] 

American Periodicals Series Online
Full text database ranging from 1740 to 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically significant periodicals. [More about American Periodicals Series Online] 

American West: Everett D. Graff Collection of the Newberry Library
Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources documenting the US West. [More about American West: Everett D. Graff Collection of the Newberry Library] 

Arts & Humanities Citation Index
This Index provides access to bibliographic and citation information for journal articles in the arts and humanities. [More about Arts & Humanities Citation Index] 
Access is via ISI's Web of Science portal.

Artstor
The Artstor Digital Library provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible collection of software tools for organizing and presenting research. [More about Artstor] 
See special terms for important information on use restrictions.

Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
Similar to the CIA Country Fact sheets this database from the U.S. Department of State specifically concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations. [More about Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State] 

Bibliography of British and Irish History
References to books and articles on British and Irish international relations and domestic history. [More about Bibliography of British and Irish History] 

Biography Reference Bank
More than 46,000 full-text biographies of people from Antiquity to present. [More about Biography Reference Bank]  Service Alert

Cambridge Histories
Extensive essays and annotated bibliographies arranged topically from the renowned print series published since the 1960s. [More about Cambridge Histories] 

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)
Access the publications issued by all branches of the US Government. [More about Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Marcive)] 

Cecil Papers
The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612). [More about Cecil Papers] 

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The online version of the 16th edition of the Chicago Manuel of Style. [More about Chicago Manual of Style Online] 

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Chronicling America is a website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. [More about Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers] 

Colonial State Papers
Primary source documents of the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries from the earliest English settlements in North America. [More about Colonial State Papers] 

Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)
Indexes historical Congressional publications, including hearing and reports from both House and Senate as well as the Serial Set. [More about Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)] 

Dictionary of National Biography
Illustrated biographies of men and women who shaped Britain's past from the 4th century to 21st century. [More about Dictionary of National Biography] 

Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities. [More about Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)] 

Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. [More about Digital Public Library of America] 

Digital Scriptorium
Image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts. [More about Digital Scriptorium] 

Early American Imprints
Full-text and full-image access to books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the United States from 1639 to 1819. [More about Early American Imprints] 
Use the Evans Text Creation Partnership interface for full text searching of the Evans/Series I titles.

Early American Newspapers, 1690-1876
Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers. [More about Early American Newspapers, 1690-1876] 

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Digitized books from the Short Title Catalog. [More about Early English Books Online (EEBO)] 
Use the EEBO Text Creation Partnership interface for full text searching of the Short Title Catalog books.

Early English Books Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of many titles in the Short Title Catalog of English Books. [More about Early English Books Text Creation Partnership (TCP)] 

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-century English-language texts digitized from the holdings of the British Library. [More about Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)] 

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)
The English Short Title Catalogue lists over 460,000 items, mainly in English, published between 1473 and 1800. [More about English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)] 

European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies-League of Nations Mandates in Africa
U.S. National Archives collection of Consulate documents related to German colonies in Africa from 1910 to 1929. [More about European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies-League of Nations Mandates in Africa] 

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
Citations to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. [More about European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750]  Service Alert

Evans Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of titles in the Evans Bibliography of works printed in America from 1639-1800. [More about Evans Text Creation Partnership (TCP)] 

Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
Contains citations to scholarly journals, books, and book reviews about US-Hispanic and Latin American topics, in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages. [More about Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)] 

HathiTrust
The HathiTrust is a shared digital repository, incorporating digitized content from some of the largest research libraries in the United States. [More about HathiTrust] 
Login required for some collections

HeinOnline
Provides access to more than 80 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. [More about HeinOnline] 

Historical Atlases Online
Collection of historical atlases from around the world. [More about Historical Atlases Online] 

Historical Statistics of the United States
Includes annual time series of statistical historical information covering quantifiable dimension of American history--population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations--all from the earliest times to the present. [More about Historical Statistics of the United States] 

Humanities International Complete
Abstracts and some full text covering diverse subject areas of the humanities. [More about Humanities International Complete]  Service Alert

Illustrated London News Historical Archive
Historical content from the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. [More about Illustrated London News Historical Archive] 

Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC)
International database of 15th-century European printing created by the British Library with contributions from institutions worldwide. [More about Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC)] 

International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
Indexes books, articles, book chapters, and other publications on the European Middle Ages, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500. [More about International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)] 
The Library's subscription to the IMB has been reinstated, thanks to the Tanner Endowment Fund.

Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. [More about Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994] 

Latin American Newspapers
This online collection provides more than 50 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. [More about Latin American Newspapers] 

Legislative Insight
Featuring public law, this database provides 18,000 legislative histories for laws passed from 1929 to the present. [More about Legislative Insight] 
Also known as: ProQuest Legislative Insight (replaced Congressional Universe) 

LIFE Magazine
Produced by Google, this is a freely available, fully digitized archive of every LIFE Magazine issue. [More about LIFE Magazine] 

Logan Historical Newspapers
Historical Logan Herald Journal and its earlier incarnations. [More about Logan Historical Newspapers] 

Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history. [More about Making of America] 

Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.
Primary-document collection of two major responses to 40 years of failed Native American policies. [More about Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.] 

Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
Index to government publications published from 1895 to 1976. [More about Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications] 

National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
Aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2010. [More about National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)] Users must register in order to download data (registration is free).

New York Times Historical File (1851-2009)
New York Times in full text and full image. [More about New York Times Historical File (1851-2009)] 

NewspaperCat
The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. [More about NewspaperCat] 

North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Primary-source material documenting women's experience in the United States. [More about North American Women's Letters and Diaries] 

Perseus Project
An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the humanities. [More about Perseus Project] 

Presidential Recordings Program
From 1940 to 1973, US presidents secretly recorded just under 5,000 hours of in-person and telephone conversations. [More about Presidential Recordings Program] 
Requires sound card and media player.

Project MUSE
Multidisciplinary e-journal collection for humanities and social sciences. [More about Project MUSE] 

Regesta Imperii
European History foreign language database. [More about Regesta Imperii] 

Shen Bao Digital Archive
A digital archive of the Shanghai-based newspaper. [More about Shen Bao Digital Archive] 

Slavery and Anti-Slavery
Primary source database primarily including documents from the United States and Europe related to slavery and abolition. [More about Slavery and Anti-Slavery] 

Social Explorer
Provides easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States. [More about Social Explorer] 

State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)
16th- and 17th-century British government documents, primarily from the papers of the Secretaries of State. [More about State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)] 

TEAMS Middle English Texts
Middle English texts--excluding Chaucer and Langland. [More about TEAMS Middle English Texts] 

Utah Digital Newspapers Project
Digitized runs of small-town newspapers from throughout Utah. [More about Utah Digital Newspapers Project] 

WorldCat Discovery
Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world's libraries. [More about WorldCat Discovery]