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Academic Search Complete. Articles from over 6,000 journals in many fields.

Academic Video Online. Online streaming video on many academic topics.

America: History and Life. Articles and book reviews on United States and Canadian history. 

American History in Video. Newsreels, archival footage and important documentaries. 

American Song. Songs by and about children, cowboys, immigrants, Native Americans, pioneers, slaves and others. Songs about politics and civil rights, war and peace.

Chicago Tribune. Articles from 1985 to the present. For articles from 1849 to 1984, use Chicago Tribune historical files.

CQ Electronic Library. Research reports on United States government, politics, history, public policy and current events.

Ethnic Newswatch. Articles from alternative-press newspapers, magazines and journals.

GPO. A listing (no full text) of all types of United States government documents, including congressional reports, hearings, debates, records, judiciary materials and documents issued by executive departments.

HarpWeek. Articles from the 19th-century illustrated newspaper Harper's Weekly (1857–1912).

Historical Statistics of the United States. Quantitative data on a wide range of topics, including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade.

Homeland Security Document Library.United States policy documents, presidential directives and national-strategy documents, plus theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

International Medieval Bibliography. Indexes articles, notes, and similar literature on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the date range of 400 to 1500.

JSTOR. Articles from scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, sometimes going back to the first issues. The Library subscribes to the Arts and Sciences I–X and Life Sciences collections.

Military & Government Collection. Articles on military-related journals and general-interest magazines.

New York Review of Books. Full text of every article dating from 1963 to the present. You must be on-campus to use the NYRB; there is no off-campus access.

The New York Times historical files. Articles from 1851 to 2008. For articles after 2008, use Lexis-Nexis.

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