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History databases

24 results. (See in alphabetical order)

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  1. 1. America: History and Life - EBSCOhost
    Historical and cultural coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals from 1910 to the present. Some full-text linking available. Also includes citations and links to book and media reviews.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.

Also Recommended

  1. 1. ABC-CLIO Databases - ABC-CLIO
    EbooksRecommended for younger studentsProvides access to four cultural resources: The African American Experience, Daily Life Through History, Modern Genocide, and Pop Culture Universe. Includes ebooks, interviews, maps, images, audio, music files, and timelines.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  2. 2. African-American Experience - ABC-CLIO
    Recommended for K-12Covers the African-American experience from its African origins to the present day, including contributions to science, business, education, the arts, the military, and politics. Includes primary source documents, photographs, maps, and other images.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  3. 3. American Civil War: Letters and Diaries - Alexander Street Press
    Contains detailed, firsthand descriptions of historical characters and events, glimpses of daily life in the army, anecdotes about key events and personages, accounts of sufferings at home, a battles database, and more in a 100,000-page collection. The materials are indexed with dozens of search fields, and there are 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscript images.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  4. 4. American History in Video - Alexander Street Press
    Over 1,000 hours of video for the study of American history.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  5. 5. ArchiveGrid - FirstSearch (OCLC)
    Online access to nearly a million descriptions of archival collections owned by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. ArchiveGrid is an important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  6. 6. Biography in Context - Gale Cengage Learning
    Recommended for K-12 Full-text database provides biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  7. 7. Black Thought & Culture - Alexander Street Press
    Provides approximately 100,000 pages of monographs, essays, articles, speeches, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from the earliest times to the present.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  8. 8. Civil War : Sources in U.S. History Online - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
    Explore writings from the Civil War by those who lived it. Sources in U.S. History Online: The Civil War includes primary source documents ? personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children's books ? that present readers with a rare chance to learn firsthand what life was like when the violent divide between north and south threatened to destroy the United States.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  9. 9. Daily Life Through History - ABC-CLIO
    Recommended for K-12Provides full text information, maps, images, website links, etc. on folklore, cultures, and customs of peoples around the world from ancient times to the present.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  10. 10. Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970 - ProQuest
    The Sanborn Map Company was the primary American publisher of fire insurance maps for nearly 100 years. This digital collection contains Sanborn maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
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  11. 11. Ebook Central - ProQuest
    Ebook Central is the new platform for accessing the NSU Libraries EBL e-books. Subject content includes Science & Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Health & Medicine. E-books are downloadable for offline reading in both PDF and EPUB or can be read online with the e-book viewer.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  12. 12. Filmakers Library Online - Alexander Street Press
    Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum including race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 1,019 titles, equaling approximately 806 hours.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  13. 13. Gale Student Edition - Florida Electronic Library Resource - Gale Cengage Learning
    InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  14. 14. History (Oxford Scholarship Online) - Oxford University Press
    Includes ebooks Full-text of books of history covering from Antiquity to the twentieth century with an emphasis on American and British history.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  15. 15. LGBT Studies in Video - Alexander Street Press
    LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual people and the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. The collection will have cross-disciplinary relevance beyond LGBT courses, serving research and teaching in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, politica
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  16. 16. Making of America (Cornell University) - Making of America (Cornell)
    The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
    Local access for all users. Remote access is not available.
  17. 17. Making of America (University of Michigan) - Making of America (Michigan)
    Making of America (MOA) represents a major collaborative endeavor to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of primary sources related to development of the U.S. infrastructure. Funded originally by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MOA sought to involve research institutions and national consortia to develop common protocols and consensus for the selection, conversion, storage, retrieval, and use of digitized materials on a large, distributed scale.
    Local access for all users. Remote access is not available.
  18. 18. Modern Genocide - ABC-CLIO
    Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences also includes 300 primary sources that illustrate the process and outcome of genocide, supplying memoirs, narratives, domestic and international legal documents, as well as first-hand accounts that vividly depict the impact of destruction on entire societies as well as on individuals' lives. These invaluable resources enable students to fully grasp the history and events of each modern genocide, and can be used as a springboard for the discussion of human and civil rights issues.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  19. 19. National Geographic Magazine Archive from 1888 to present | People, Animals and the World - Gale Cengage Learning
    The National Geographic Magazine Archive from 1888, provides unlimited access to full-text searching of every article of the world?s most recognized magazine from its first publication in 1888. This comprehensive archive is an essential tool for researchers of all ages for the study of science, nature, geography and much more. Includes full text books on travel, science and technology, history, environment, animals, photography, peoples and cultures. Over 325 videos on topics from the Islamic world to the lifestyle of Beluga whales and much more.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU Broward and Alumni.
  20. 20. North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories - Alexander Street Press
    Provides more than 100,000 pages of personal narratives including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories describing what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. Several thousand pages of Ellis Island Oral History interviews are included.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  21. 21. North American Women's Letters and Diaries - Alexander Street Press
    Provides personal experiences of hundreds of women over 300 years. Contains approximately 150,000 pages of letters and diaries from Colonial times to 1950, including 7,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts. More than 1,500 biographies enhance the use of the database.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  22. 22. OAIster - FirstSearch (OCLC)
    Catalogs more than 19 million digital resources from over 1,000 organizations including digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  23. 23. University of California Press Journals - University of California Press
    University of California Press Journals contains access to 31 peer reviewed publications covering humanities and the social sciences.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
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