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  • Gale eBooks on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
    Gale eBooks on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
  • Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
    Topics: Literary Criticism for Authors and their Works | Cross-searchable with Children's Literature Review - Dictionary of Literary Biography - Gale Literature - Something About the Author | Great Sources of Information about the Lives of Authors and their Works
  • Gale Primary Sources
    Cross search Gale Primary Sources | 19th Century British Theatre, Music, and Literature | 19th Century Women's Transnational Networks | 19th Century UK Periodicals | London Times Digital Archive | 19th Century US Newspapers
  • GARD Genetic and Rare Disease Information Center Open Access
    Causes | Symptoms | Prognosis | Treatments | Daily Life | Research
  • GeoRef Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    Comprehensive Geosciences Database | Journal Articles | Maps | Government Reports | Economic Geology | Engineering Geology | Environmental Geology | Geochemistry | Geophysics | Hydrology | Marine Geology and Oceanography | Mineralogy | Paleontology | Petrology | Articles available through the Get Full Text link
  • Global Newsstream
    Newspapers | US, Canadian, and Other International News | Includes current New York Times & Wall Street Journal | Newswires and News Blogs | Business, Political, Social, Entertainment Topics | 1980 to present for some titles
  • Godey's Lady's Book
    American Magazine Published for Women 1830-1898 | Fashion | Literature | Health and Hygiene | Recipes | Handicrafts | Color Plates best viewed in Chrome Browser
  • Google Scholar with EIU Electronic JournalsResearch Help
    Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Use the Get Full Text @ EIU link to access Booth Library`s electronic journals. View this tutorial http://booth.eiu.edu/gscholarsettings to learn how to set Google Scholar preferences for EIU journals in the generic Google Scholar.
  • GovInfo Open Access
    Free public access to the full text of official publications from all three branches of the US Federal Government.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Find Federal Government Publications | Coverage from 1976-Present | Links to Online Publications and Federal Depository Libraries
  • GreenFile Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Grove Music Online
    The most comprehensive reference for all aspects of music. Over 29,000 articles on music, musical instruments and musicians from the past and present. Oxford Music Online provides the access point for Grove Music. Please LOGOUT when you finish a session so another user may access the database.

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  • American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library Open Access
    United States history
  • Chronicling America Open Access
    Selected Fulltext Newspaper Pages | California | District of Columbia | Florida | Kentucky | Minnesota | Nebraska | New York | Texas | Utah | Virginia | 1836 to 1922
  • Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Open Access
    A searchable compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. (Call Number for the print volumes located in the Book Stacks: E464 .A512)
  • Gale Primary Sources
    Cross search Gale Primary Sources | 19th Century British Theatre, Music, and Literature | 19th Century Women's Transnational Networks | 19th Century UK Periodicals | London Times Digital Archive | 19th Century US Newspapers
  • Illinois Sanborn Insurance Maps
    Insurance Maps of Illinois Towns and Cities from 1867 to 1970 | Placement of Homes and Businesses | Building Sizes and Addresses | Property Boundaries, etc.
  • London Lives 1690-1800 Open Access
    London Lives has been designed to facilitate historical research on poverty, crime and illness, and on social conditions, as reflected in institutional records.
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture (Gale)
    Topics: Arts in the Victorian Era | Playbills | Scripts | Scores | Popular Culture
  • Nineteenth Century U. S. Newspapers (Gale)
    Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century America | American Civil War | African American Culture and History | Westward Migration | Antebellum-Era Life | Political Party Newspapers
  • Old Bailey Online Open Access
    The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts, 1690 to 1772. It allows access to over 210,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 3,000 men and women executed at Tyburn, free of charge for non-commercial use.
  • Scopus
    Peer-reviewed research | Citations and abstracts | Science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities | Search for cited references and author and affiliation profiles | Data from over 22,000 journals and over 150,000 books | Track, analyze, and visualize scholarly research | Create an account to save searches and set up email alerts
  • Spectator Online Open Access
    Scanned and digitised copies of the British weekly magazine The Spectator from July 1828 to December 2008.
  • Victorian Women Writers Project Open Access
    Highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century.
  • Wiley Online Library eBooks
    Over 3000 ebooks from Wiley from 2017-2021 across 60+ subject areas | May be used as course materials or for course reserves | Unlimited access through June 30, 2021 | Provided through Booth Library's CARLI consortium membership