Search article databases like the ones recommended below when you need to find journal, magazine, or newspaper articles written about history and related topics:
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowA multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage areas include: archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
America: History & Life (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowAn index of articles covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
American Antiquarian Society Historial Periodicals (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowThe AAS Historical Periodicals Collection contains a limited data set from the extensive collection at the American Antiquarian Society, the premier library documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
American Periodicals Online (Proquest)This link opens in a new windowContains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. The collection is arranged in three series: 1741-1800, the period of transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800-1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over slavery; and 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. Magazines of these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time.
Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowProvides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.
Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK)This link opens in a new windowOffers full text of more than 7,000 online journals in many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
HarpWeekThis link opens in a new windowThe electronic version of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, 1857-1871. HarpWeek includes all the pages of Harper's Weekly as scanned images, together with a series of indexes.
Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowCovers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more - essential for libraries supporting upper-division and graduate research.
JSTORThis link opens in a new windowOffers several subject specific collections of full text academic journals. The JSTOR collections the MSJ Library provides focuses specifically on the areas of music, art, religion, and literature:
Arts & Sciences I
Arts & Sciences II
Arts & Sciences VI
Arts & Sciences VII
Arts & Sciences VIII