History Indexes

Periodicals Indexes for History

America History & Life  (1950s-current Ebsco)
Index with abstracts pertaining to the history and culture of the United States and Canadian from prehistoric times to the present. Available from Ebsco.

Archive of Americana
This database entails the US Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980 (reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives) and the American State Papers 1789-1838 (legislative and executive documents).

Bibliography of British History  (in paper)
1) Tudor, 1485-1603; 2) Stuart, 1603-1714; 3) 18th Century, 1714-1789; 4) 1851-1914; 5) 1914-1989. Check this link for call numbers of this 5 vol. set.

Bibliography of English History to 1485  (in paper)
Available in the reference section; call # REF DA130 .B5 1975.

Ebsco Academic Search Premier (1975-current)
This database is the world’s largest scholarly, multidisciplinary database, including coverage of over 12,000 journals, with full text for over 4,500 of these, 3,600 of which are peer reviewed publications.  

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index (formerly Medieval Feminist Index) Scholarship on Women, Sexuality, and Gender. Covers subjects such as  women, sexuality, and gender (including  masculinity and male homosexuality) during the Middle Ages. A work in progress.

Handbook of Latin American Studies 
Bibliography of scholarship on Latin American studies published by the Library of Congress. An annual, the Handbook  alternates coverage of the humanities and the social sciences each year. All volumes since 1935 (including future volumes in draft stage) are online and available for searching.

Historical Abstracts  (Ebsco)
Index with abstracts covering the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding North America which is covered by America: History & Life). Available from Ebsco.

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest; back files)
The database offers the full-text back files of the following national newspapers: The Christian Science Monitor (1908-1993); Hartford Courant (1764-current); The New York Times (1851-2003); The Wall Street Journal (1889-1989); The Washington Post (1877-1990).

History Cooperative
Full text access to the current issues of premier History journals. Search by keyword and phrase or browse by issue.

Humanities International Complete (1960s – current Ebsco
Available on Ebsco, Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. The database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.

International Bibliography of Historical Sciences  (paper)
Index covers pre-history to modern; history of modern culture, economic and social history, modern legal history, modern religious history, history of international relations; Asia, and Africa, America, and Oceania up to colonization. Available in the reference section; call # REF Z6205 .I61 (coverage 1926-1991).

Internet Library of Early Journals
Full-text of the following 18th and 19th century journals, provided by Leeds, Manchester and Oxford: Gentleman’s Magazine (1731-1750), The Annual Register (1758-1778), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1757-1777), Notes and Queries (1849-1869), The Builder (1843-1852), and Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine (1843-1863).

A bibliography of approximately 135,000 records from scholarly journals pertaining to the Renaissance and Middle Ages.

Search and retrieve the back files of over 575 core scholarly journals from various disciplines including close to 50 History journals. Full-text extends back to the 1800’s for some of the titles covered.

Making of America Journal Collection (Cornell)
Full-text of 24 19th century American periodicals in digital format. Includes such titles as Scribner’s Magazine, Littell’s Living Age, Putnam’s Monthly and others. Provided by Cornell University. Also included are over 100 digitized, 19th century monographs. See also the adjacent collection at Michigan featuring a different set of 19th Century items: Making of America Collection (Michigan)

Recently Published Articles (in paper)
Index to ancient, and medieval history; modern history for all geographic areas. Available in the reference section; call # REF D1 .A49   (coverage 1976-1990).

SocINDEX with Full Text (1895-present Ebsco)
Available through Ebsco. SocINDEX with Full Text features more than 1,660,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus. The database contains full text for 344 “core” coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 129 “priority” coverage journals. Also includes full text for more than 700 books and monographs, and full text for 6,800 conference papers.