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Finding Articles--History and Other Disciplines
For the most comprehensive coverage use America: History & Life. But historians also branch out into other scholarly disciplines, and on this page you will find a number that may help in your research.
America: History and Life This link opens in a new window
1964-present. International database for research on all periods of U.S. and Canadian history, including very recent years. Includes abstracts of journal articles and listings of books and dissertations.
Reviews in American History This link opens in a new window
1973- present. Scholarly reviews of books in American history. These can be brief or lengthy, and valuable not only for evaluating books but in finding out about them.
Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window
1954-present. Research on the rest of the world. International database for research on history of all regions (except the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the current decade
History of Science, Technology and Medicine This link opens in a new window
1975-present. Covers a wide range of topics in the history of science.
Women's Studies International This link opens in a new window
1972-present. Abstracts of journal articles, books and other materials drawn from a variety of women's studies databases, including Womens Studies Abstracts (1984-present).
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America This link opens in a new window
Database indexing journal articles, books and other publications, covering all aspects of native North American culture and history. Includes materials published from 1500s to present.
Chicano Database This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive bibliographic index representing all types of material on Mexican-American topics. Provides extensive indexing from 1960s to the present; selective coverage back to early 1900s. Since 1992 includes articles on the broader Latino experience.
HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index This link opens in a new window
1970-present. Lists journal articles on Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the U.S.
IIBP: International Index to Black Periodicals
Citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean (as far back as 1902)--and full-text coverage of over 40 core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward)
Bibliography of World Slavery This link opens in a new window
Lists about 25,000 scholarly works published since 1900 in all academic disciplines and in all western European languages on slavery and slaving, worldwide and throughout human history, including modern times.
Index to Legal Periodicals
1908-1981.Indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia,New Zealand. Also annual surveys, yearbooks, and annual reviews of work in a given field or topic
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective This link opens in a new window
1913-1983. Provides a single resource for seven decades of articles on the most important events, issues & trends in the history of business & industry, plus the most important historical sources in the applied science & technology for the 20th Century.
Business Source Complete This link opens in a new window
Dates of coverage vary, some journals back to early 20th century. Abstracts and full text in virtually all subject areas related to business. Journal and magazine articles; also books, industry reports, company profiles, SWOT analysis, much more
Finding Articles -- General and Multidiscipline
These databases combine journals from all areas of the social sciences, humanities and arts; also general interest publications. With one search, you may be able to pull out research from many different disciplines. Articles from the 19th and early 20th century can also be used as primary sources
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Always the best starting point, indexes and abstracts articles in every field from more than 10,900 journals and other publications. Not only social sciences and humanites, but also science, technology, business and popular magazines. Full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.[Full Description]
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
1900-present. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.
Periodicals Index Online This link opens in a new window
1665-1995. Index to 22 million articles from over 7,000 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language.
Periodicals Archive Online This link opens in a new window
1665-2006. Full text of 3 million articles from 796 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Also try the much larger Periodicals Index Online
American Periodicals Series (APS) Online This link opens in a new window
1740-1900. Full text of North American periodicals (magazines and newspapers) from 1740 through the 19th century; a few early 20th century periodicals also included. Search APS Online by keyword or browse by journal
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks or Google may ask you to pay for resources UCSD has already purchased.
Reader's Guide Retrospective This link opens in a new window
1890-1982. Online version of Reader's Guide to Periodicals, index to general-interest U.S. magazines during the 20th Century.