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Academic Search Complete
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ERIC/EBSCO
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ERIC/EBSCO
America: History and Life
Communication & Mass Media Complete
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
Historical Abstracts
Academic Search Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
PubMed with EIU Electronic Journals
PsycInfo
PsycInfo
JSTOR
Humanities International Complete
GeoRef
Music Index Online
JSTOR
Humanities International Complete
Hospitality & Tourism Complete
JSTOR
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
JSTOR
Academic Search Complete
JSTOR
SciFinder
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
Academic Search Complete
Gale Literature (formerly Gale Artemis Literary Sources)
SPORTDiscus
ERIC/EBSCO
Military & Government Collection
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Primary Sources Databases

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  • OAIster
    A union catalog of more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations developed by the University of Michigan and harvested using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting).
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Open Access
    Profiles of hundreds of occupations that describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.
  • 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.
  • Ornithological Worldwide Literature (OWL) Open Access
    OWL is a compilation of citations and abstracts from the worldwide journals, conference proceedings, reports, and doctoral dissertations that pertain to the science of ornithology.(Generally 1953-present)
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    English Words | Meaning | History | Pronunciation | Quotations
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Criminology and Criminal Justice Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    In-depth scholarly articles from online handbooks | Research and current thinking on major Criminology & Criminal Justice topics | 17 ebooks in collection | Searchable and browsable by book and chapter
  • Oxford Handbooks Online: Political Science Includes Peer Reviewed Content
    In-depth scholarly articles from online handbooks | Research and current thinking on major Political Science topics | 36 ebooks in collection | Searchable and browsable by book and chapter

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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