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Cross-disciplinary, scholarly electronic journal collection containing the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. Also includes thousands of eBooks. Especially strong in Arts and Sciences.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Secondary sources, including peer-reviewed journal articles, covering American history.
Coverage dates: 1955 - Current.
Peer-reviewed journal articles covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada).
Coverage dates: 1955 - Current.

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Primary source periodical literature from the UK.
Coverage dates: 1800-1900.
Primary source periodical literature from the UK.
Coverage dates: 1800 - 1900.
A massive multidisciplinary resource with an abundance of full text. Abstracts and indexes 10,000+ journals and includes the full text of 6,500+ journals. 9000+ of the journals are peer-reviewed.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Contains more recent local, state, national, and international newspaper articles.
Coverage dates: Early 20th century - Current.
Contains digitized historical books, periodicals and newspapers from the American 19th Century.
Coverage dates: 19th century.
Includes more than 4300 ebook titles, and adds about 300 titles to the collection each year. Subject strengths include history, economics, politics and women's studies.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Biographies, rare books, and historical information on thousands of African-Americans.
Coverage dates: 1790-1950.
Reference source for African American Studies. Limited to 3 users at once.
Coverage dates: 1619 - Current.
International primary, secondary source documents, and video curated for the Black Studies, African American History, and World History scholar.
Coverage dates: 1860 - Present.
High quality academic films from BroadwayHD, Milestone Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. More than 30 subcollections including Dance, Drama, History, Music, and Theatre.
Coverage dates: 1900s to present.
Digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Coverage dates: 1691 - 1877.
Contains images and information about soldiers, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War.
Coverage dates: 1861 - 1865.
Includes more than 153,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 70,000 new citations for theses and dissertations. The new citations include a link to access the full text, when available, via the Institutional Repository where the thesis or dissertation is housed.
Coverage dates: 1902 to present.
Streaming historical documentary films from PBS and the History Channel as well as original newsreels from 1929-1967.
Coverage dates: 16th century - 1990s.
Contains primary source documents relating to American history from the earliest settlers to the mid-twentieth century.
Coverage dates: 1493-1945.
Primary source document collection about Native American history.
Coverage dates: 1492-present.
A searchable collection of 18,000 biographies, thousands of illustrations, 80,000+ hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities. Limited to 5 users at once.
A multidisciplinary full text collection of 1100+ periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Coverage dates: 1740 - 1900.
Primary source document collection covering topics about the American West.
Coverage dates: 18th century-early 20th century.
Historical newspaper articles published mostly in the 18th Century.
Coverage dates: 1690 - 1876.
Genealogy database providing access to U.S. and U.K. census data, ship's logs and passenger indexes, vital records, WWI draft cards, maps, reference books, and more. Basic library subscription. Documents in the library can be saved or emailed. Users will need a personal subscription to create a tree online.
Coverage dates: 1790 - 1940.
Updated annually, this international bibliography of books, periodical articles, and dissertations covering classical antiquity indexes publications about the history, language, literature, and civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. Many entries contain short abstracts.
Coverage dates: 1969 - 2017.
Digitized version of the 250+ volume reference work that details the current events and affairs of the world, years 1758 to present.
Coverage dates: 1758 - present.
A current directory describing over 220,000 collections of primary source material housed in repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Limited to 4 users at once.
An important destination for searching for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. It provides access to detailed archival collection descriptions. It includes nearly a million descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.
Coverage dates: Renaissance - 20th century.
Prominent newspaper from the South.
Coverage dates: 1868-1945.
Black newspaper from the South.
Coverage dates: 1931-2003.
Prominent Texas newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1989 - Current.
Founded by a former slave, became one of the most widely circulated African-American newspapers on the Atlantic Coast. Contributors included Langston Hughes. Featured first Black female reporter.
Coverage dates: 1893-1988.
Represented Baltimore by reporting on pivotal issues and events of the 19th and early 20th centuries: immigration, the slave trade, commerce, the Civil War, Washington D.C. politics (predates the Washington Post by 40 years), Americana, and literature. H.L. Mencken wrote for this renowned newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1837 - 1990.
Index of books and articles published about Native Americans.
Coverage dates: 16th century - Current.
Provides biographical information and major accomplishments for more than 1.4 million individuals worldwide. Often referred to as Who's Who. Limited to 5 users at once.
Coverage dates: 1607 - Current.
Includes biographical material from authoritative reference works, full-text newspapers, journals, and video and audio clips from NBC and NPR
Primary source collection of African Americans efforts to abolish slavery. With 15,000 writings and publications of nearly 300 black abolitionists from 1830-1865.
Coverage dates: 1830-1865.
Collection of primary and secondary sources that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times. Includes dissertations and video of history makers.
Coverage dates: 1600- present.
Collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering 250 years of history.
Coverage dates: 18th century to present.
explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; etc. Text, video and images
Coverage dates: 1800 - present.
A window through which to study New England and American history. Whether your researchers are interested in genealogy, “Yankee” perspectives on local and national events,politics, culture, urban development, business, religion, or other topics, The Boston Globe provides a window through which to study firsthand this fascinating time and place in American history
Coverage dates: 1872 - 1985.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in diaries and letters. The collection now includes primary materials spanning more than 300 years. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.
Coverage dates: 1500 - 1950.
Contains the full runs of 48 newspapers selected by the British Library to represent 19th century Britain. This collection includes national and regional newspapers. Collection also includes newspapers that lead particular political or social movements. The penny papers are also in the collection.
Coverage dates: 19th century.
Almost 500 journals, newspapers and magazines spanning the late 17th through early 21st centuries, and covering a range of topics such as literature and drama, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
Coverage dates: 1681 -2005.
Index of books, periodicals, government documents, and newspaper articles published in the 19th century. The acquisition of this database was made possible by a gift from the Friends of the TCU Library.
Coverage dates: 1801 - 1900.
Prominent black newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1910-1975.
Search or browse the full text of the latest edition of this important style manual. Tools, such as sample forms, proofreader's marks, letters, and style sheets are also provided. Limited to 25 users at once.
Coverage dates: Current.
Prominent newspaper from the midwest.
Coverage dates: 1849-1993.
Collection of 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers for a 120 year period.
Coverage dates: 1832 - 1953.
Grad Student/Faculty/Staff only. Provided secular, balanced coverage of international news and events, as a public service. Reported on wars, scientific discoveries, human rights abuses, political campaigns, the arts, the environment, and people trying to make a positive difference.
Coverage dates: 1908 - 2006.
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages. Christian Muslim Relations Online comprises introductory essays on the treatment of Christians in the Qur’an, Qur’an commentaries, biographies of the Prophet, Hadith and Sunni law, and of Muslims in canon law, and the main body of more than two hundred detailed entries on all the works recorded, whether surviving or lost.
Coverage dates: 600-1500.
Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online, is a general history of relations between the two faiths as this is represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other. It covers all parts of the world in the period 1500-1914. Christian-Muslim Relations comprises thousands of comprehensive entries on individual works and their authors, together with introductory essays to the periods and areas covered, making it the fullest available source in this field.
Coverage dates: 1500-1914.
Contains newspaper publication information and articles.
Coverage dates: 1860 - 1922.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1841 - 2009.
Contains primary source materials from newspapers, government documents, broadsides, and ephemera.
Coverage dates: 1840 - 1877.
Prominent African-American newspaper, known for it's support of equal rights, participation in politics, establishment of legal aid societies by the African-American community. Encouraged Black solidarity and self-reliance.
Coverage dates: 1934-1991.
ProQuest Congressional hearings provides full text to every published and unpublished Congressional hearing.
Coverage dates: 1824 - Current.
Archive of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine that chronicles affairs of interest to the United Kingdom’s upper classes and source for restoration of early 20th-century structures. Every page is fully searchable, and reproduced in full color and high resolution.
Coverage dates: 1897 - 2005.
Digital version of the Daily Express newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1900 to present.
Prominent British newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1896-2004.
Search for full-text articles from this local Texas newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1885 - Current.
Search for full text articles from historical editions of this newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1885 - 2016.
Primary source documents that cover topics in gender studies and includes topics such as the family, education, and consumer culture.
Coverage dates: 1450 - 1910.
TEN PULITZER PRIZES. Four Emmy Awards. First U.S. paper to print a regular Sunday edition, to publish court testimony, to embed battlefield reporters and to be published in Europe. Rich details for study of labor relations, union history, and the automotive industry.
Coverage dates: 1831-1999.
Published in collaboration with the Royal Irish Academy, the Dictionary of Irish Biography is a comprehensive and authoritative reference work for Ireland. The dictionary outlines the careers at home and overseas of prominent people born in Ireland, north and south, and the noteworthy Irish careers of those born outside Ireland.
Coverage dates: Ancient - 2002.
Contains full-text, fully searchable database with hundreds of titles written during the 16th and 17th centuries during th Catholic Reformation.
Coverage dates: 16th - 17th centuries.
Curated collection of declassified government documents covering U.S. policy on critical world events from 1945 to present.
Coverage dates: 1945 - 2014.
Comprehensive and international set of resources to enrich study of disability in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global searches millions of dissertations and theses from around the world, and has over one million dissertations in full text.
Coverage dates: 1743 - Current.
Primary source books, pamphlets, and broadsides that describe life in early American history.
Coverage dates: 1631-1819.
Contains narratives, diaries, journals, and letters documenting the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women.
Coverage dates: 1534-1850.
Early English Books Online contains full text of over 125,000 titles, spanning 1473 to 1700, from Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue, Wing's Short-Title Catalogue, the Thomason Tracts, and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Works are from Great Britain, British North America, and texts in English printed elsewhere.
Coverage dates: Varies.
The collected series of Early European Books brings online 200 years of remarkable insights into pre-18th century Europe.
Coverage dates: 1450 - 1700.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains searchable digitized materials for every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom and thousands of American works.
Coverage dates: 1701 - 1800.
The Encyclopaedia of Islam (Second Edition) Online sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live.
Coverage dates: 600-present.
The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Online (EJIW) is the first cohesive and discrete reference work which covers the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Online is updated with newly commissioned articles, illustrations, multimedia, and primary source material.
Coverage dates: 600 - present.
This collection comprises thousands of fully searchable images (alongside transcriptions) of monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. The collection is especially rich in conduct of life and domestic management literature.
Coverage dates: 1800-1920.
Highlights the experiences of soldiers, civilians and governments on both sides of the conflict and in multiple theatres of war. Contains personal narratives, wartime propaganda and recruitment material, the global reach of the conflict, and the role of women in war through various documentary and visual forms.
Coverage dates: 1914-1920s.
Food Studies Online brings together 80,000 pages of primary archival materials, images, and secondary works, plus 200 hours of documentaries and series. It includes works about how food shapes and defines people’s lives through the eyes of philosophers, historians, scientists, sociologists, artists, anthropologists, activists, physicists, psychologists, chefs, artists, and others. Topics include the evolution of utensils, hunger, menu design, food policy, ethics, urban food production, eating disorders, religious diets, food waste, and more.
Coverage dates: 1900 - present.
Search for full-text articles from this local Texas newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1902 - Current.
Full text of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1902 through 1991. Search options include the ability to limit to articles, matrimony notices, birth notices, and obituaries. Classified and display advertising, photos and graphics are also included. Major news topics and events are highlighted.
Coverage dates: 1902-1991.
GenderWatch contains full text publications that focus on the historical and current perspectives on the evolution of gender roles. The database contains academic literature as well as gray and popular literature. GenderWatch supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) studies, family studies, gender studies, and women's studies. Limited to 1 user at a time.
Coverage dates: 1970 - Current.
"Greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world". Books, pamphlets and periodicals tracing the evolution of feminism and women's rights movements. Documents from the U.S., U.K., and continental Europe.
Coverage dates: 1543 - 1945.
A visual, annotated record that brings together 53,000 pages of full text, photographs, songs for listening online, and other primary materials.
Coverage dates: 1865 - 1902.
One of the most popular ways of teaching World History is through the story of Global Commodities and the way in which these transformed the world. This project focuses on fifteen significant commodities whose stories are often intertwined.
Coverage dates: 18th-20th Century.
Historical and contemporary events that contextualize the issues that have transformed the human experience globally.
Coverage dates: 1890s - Present.
Prominent British newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1791-2003.
An annotated bibliography of works on Latin America covering various topics in the humanities and social sciences, Handbook of Latin American studies have academic scholars choose choose over 5,000 works to be included in the bibliography.
Coverage dates: 1936 - Current.
Encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture published by the Texas State Historical Association and University of Texas at Austin.
Coverage dates: 1999.
Full color collection of the US (1867-present) and UK (1929-2015) editions of the fashion magazine. Includes searchable index.
Coverage dates: 1867 - Present.
Weekly American newspaper.
Coverage dates: 1857-1912.
This digital collection includes books and primary source documents from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, and libraries around the world.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Fully searchable PDF image-based government documents and legal research materials. Coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and 2,300+ scholarly journals, all of the world's constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and the full text of state and federal case law.
Coverage dates: Late 18th century to present.
Genealogy research indexing census, ship passenger lists, marriage, and other vital records as well as family history full text books. Access to PERSI, the premier source for journals relating to genealogy.
Coverage dates: 1790 - 1930.
The single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. Including many newspapers published bilingually in Spanish and English. As part of the America's Historical Newspapers, Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 can be cross-searched with other historical collections.
Coverage dates: 1808 - 1980.
Statistical data representing United States history.
Coverage dates: 1790 - 2000.
Access digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and many more primary source materials. Major areas include Civil Rights, Reconstruction, American Politics and Society, Women's Studies, and Workers, Labor Unions, and Radical Politics
Coverage dates: Late 18th - Late 20th Century.
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP) are the most detailed primary source for the past two centuries for Britain, its colonies, and the wider world. They are the working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy, showing how issues were explored and legislation was formed.
Coverage dates: 1800 - 2020.
Prominent newspaper in Texas.
Coverage dates: 1901 - Current.
An online cross-cultural database containing information on world’s prehistory. The annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions and the documents are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies.
Coverage dates: Mostly prehistory.
An online cross-cultural and ethnographic database that contains descriptive information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and every document is subject-indexed at the paragraph level, facilitating precise retrieval within documents.
Coverage dates: Historical to present.
Collection that include 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that give voice to the countless victims of human rights crimes in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
Coverage dates: 20th and 21st century.
Important and rare periodicals from Confederate, Union, Abolitionist, and British Presses
Coverage dates: 1860-1865.
Complete digital edition (over 260,000 full color pages) of the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. Celebrated for its vivid pictorial commentary on global news, the ILN is a unique resource for the history of the last 150 years.
Coverage dates: 1842-2003.
Photographs, Posters, and ephemera documenting military and civilian life during the American Civil War.
Coverage dates: 1860 - 1865.
A digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals.
Coverage dates: 1951 - present.
An international bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. It covers their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literature. The file contains indexing for over 3,400 titles with coverage dating back to 1906.
Coverage dates: 1906 to present.
The Irish Newspaper Archive contains over 6 million pages in over 500,000 issues of Irish newspapers.
Coverage dates: 1763 - Current.
Oldest and most influential English-language newspaper in Korea, covering regional and international news and events such as April Revolution and the Cold war.
Coverage dates: 1956-2016.
Cover-to-cover full color scans of periodicals that chronicle the evolution of myriad aspects of LGBT history and culture.
Coverage dates: 1957 - 2015.
American photojournalism magazine. Focused on story-telling through documentary photographs.
Coverage dates: 1936 - 2000.
The digital Loeb Classical Library offers online editions of every book in the Loeb Classical Library in print. Greek and Latin texts are offered alongside English translations.
Coverage dates: Classical.
This digital collection of primary source documents brings to life the teeming streets of Victorian London. Materials include: Fast literature, posters & advertisements; penny fiction; cartoons; chapbooks; Swell's guides to London prostitution, gambling and drinking dens; reform literature; and interactive mapping.
Coverage dates: 1800 - 1900.
70 years of cover-to-cover reporting of the Los Angeles Sentinel forms a unique cultural perspective of the Los Angeles African-American community.
Coverage dates: 1934 - 2005.
Prominent newspaper from the West Coast.
Coverage dates: 1881-1991.
Primary source documents collection covering topics in American social history.
Coverage dates: 1800s.
Prominent American weekly magazine.
Coverage dates: 1865 - present.
Magazine providing an in-depth look at American politics, foreign policy, and culture.
Coverage dates: 1914 - present.
Over 70 years of cover-to-cover coverage of the New Amsterdam News, the nation's leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions.
Coverage dates: 1922 - 1993.
Prominent newspaper from the U.S.
Coverage dates: June 1980 - present.
Prominent newspaper from the U.S.
Coverage dates: 1851 - 4 years ago.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1841 - 1962.
Contains historical newspaper articles.
Coverage dates: 1759 - 2006.
Search historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond.
Coverage dates: 1700s - 2000s.
Primary source for news relevant to courtrooms and legislatures.
Coverage dates: 1811 - 1849.
Primary source document collection covering the 19th century.
Coverage dates: 1790 - 1900.
Index of historical periodicals, newspapers, books, U.S. Congressional Record, U.S. and U.K. government documents, and U.S. patents.
Coverage dates: 1786 - 1930.
Provides access to full text newspaper content and images from a range of U.S. urban and rural regions during the 19th century. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration, and antebellum life.
Coverage dates: 1801 - 1900.
Personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada with more than 100,000 pages of personal narratives, including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories.
The largest compilation ever created of biographical information on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America. With 100,000 pages of content, including biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, reference works, manuscripts, and photographs, the database presents the life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others.
Coverage dates: 17th - 21st centuries.
North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women. Material has been indexed for more thorough searching. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests, and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. Includes biographies.
Coverage dates: Colonial America - 1950.
Online version of the Official Museum Directory. Includes all types of museums within the United States. Limited to 1 user at a time.
Coverage dates: Current.
A Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world. We publish monographs and textbooks in all areas, and offer the academic excellence of a traditional press, with the speed, convenience and accessibility of digital publishing. All our books are available to read for free online.
Coverage dates: 2007-present.
Full-text archives of America's oldest political, cultural and religious magazines. Contains the spectrum of opinion from progressive to conservative, Catholic, Jewish, Latin American, environmental as well as international coverage. Click the journal title next to "Go to Resource" to see full text.
Coverage dates: 1850 - Current.
Offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture. It includes over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines.
Coverage dates: 570 CE - Current.
Brings together 100+ renowned dictionaries and reference works. Cross-searchable access to comprehensive coverage 20+ subject areas. Note: The TCU Library has purchased access to the Core Collection, the Premium Collection, and the Literature Collection. Limited to 5 users at once.
Peer-reviewed, historiographically-informed articles in all areas of Latin American history. Articles are continuously updated, and also include images, links, and audiovisual clips.
Coverage dates: Pre-1492 - Present.
Connects researchers to a rich digital archive of leading international journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, spanning more than two centuries.
3rd oldest surviving newspaper in the U.S. Noted for Civil War coverage, and works by Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe.
Coverage dates: 1860-2001.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1912 - 2001.
Prominent black newspaper from the east.
Coverage dates: 1911-2002.
Very early newspaper coverage of the U.S., excellent coverage of the westward expansion into Ohio and the Northwest Territory. Printed the newly adopted constitution in 1787.
Coverage dates: 1786 - 2003.
NOTE: If you are off campus and get a Polling the Nations logon screen after first logging on with your TCU username and password, click your browser back button and click "Logon" again at the logon form. Full text of 700K questions and responses from 18k+ public opinion surveys and 1700+ polling organizations. Polls for the U.S and more than 100 other countries. Data on all the pressing social issues of the day.
Coverage dates: 1986 - present.
Rock and roll, counterculture, peace and protest.
Coverage dates: 1950-1975.
Search all Gale British and American primary source documents from a single site. Includes newspaper and magazine archives, as well as pamphlets, letters, books, etc. Use the "Searching Databases" dropdown to focus on specific collections.
Coverage dates: 1500-2012.
Provides full-text to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Every journal is peer-reviewed.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Combines continuous runs of regional newspapers, as well as pamphlets that encompass the buildup to and evolution of the US Civil war, all in scanned image. From Manifest Destiny through the war's end. Titles: Richmond Dispatch, Charleston Mercury, New Orleans Times Picayune, Boston Herald, New York Herald, Columbus State Journal, the Kentucky Daily Journal, Memphis Daily Appeal.
Coverage dates: 1840 - 1865.
Search all Proquest databases: historical newspapers, other primary sources, dissertations, current periodicals, etc. from a single page. Documents can be limited to desired source(s) from the results list.
Coverage dates: 15th century - present.
Index of books and articles relevant to topics in race relations including ethnic studies, discrimination, and immigration.
Coverage dates: 1975 to Current.
Primary source material from records of Freedman's Saving & Trust, Freeman's Hospital, Office of Civil Affairs, Southern Claims Office, and other records of Reconstruction.
Coverage dates: 1865 - 1877.
Covers American, French, Cuban, and Russian revolutions, and other independence movements in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Labor movements, gender revolutions, student movements, non-violent revolutions, guerilla movements also discussed. Mix of primary and secondary sources, videos and images
Coverage dates: 18th century - 21st century.
RBP is the World’s only comprehensive online archive of music journalism and writing, providing access to an ever-expanding collection of primary-source, full-text music writing (currently over 32,000 articles), sourced from the pages of the music and mainstream press. Not just a resource for music courses, but also journalism, literature, national and international cultural studies, gender studies, sociology, politics and economics. RBP contains articles (reviews, interviews, features and more) from the '50s up to present day and includes a growing collection of exclusive audio interviews. The content represents the work of over 670 of the best music writers on the planet from over 4,500 publications (Rolling Stone, NME etc etc), representing over 2,500 artists from all genres of music.
Coverage dates: 1950 to present.
Contains primary source documents relevant to the drafting of the United States Constitution and early presidential papers.
Coverage dates: Late 18th - early 19th century, 20th century.
Primary source documents relevant to the history of the Americas, including Central, North, and South America.
Coverage dates: 1500-1926.
SAGE Research Methods Video contains more than 125 hours of video, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more, covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum. The videos can help to bring methods to life: instead of reading about how to conduct a focus group, students can watch one in action. Through these videos, 60% of which are exclusive to SAGE, students can find extra help and support to guide them through every step of their research project and succeed in their research methods course.
Salem Press Online provides online access to reference books published by Salem Press.
Coverage dates: Prehistory - 21st Century.
Prominent newspaper from the West Coast.
Coverage dates: 1865-1922.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1817 - 1950.
Delves into conflicts, policies, and relationships that have impacted the global arena. Themes include Iran (1940s to the Present), 1960 U-2 Incident, World War II and Intelligence, Cold War: The Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1961-1962, Primary and secondary sources
Coverage dates: 20th and 21st centuries.
Video and textual personal accounts by the people who experienced firsthand the key events, trends, and movements in 1960s America.
Coverage dates: 1960 - 1974.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice contains both primary source documents and secondary sources for research and teaching; including an interactive map, scholarly essays, tutorials, a visual sources gallery, chronology and bibliography.
Coverage dates: 1490-2007.
Creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. An invaluable repository of information, the site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000. Users can customize, save, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.
Coverage dates: 1790 - present.
Correspondence, speeches, pamphlets, articles from the America Socialist magazine, photos from various branches of the Socialist Party of America.
Coverage dates: 1895 - 1976.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1903 - 1998.
Noted for investigative reporting and human interest stories. Mark Twain wrote here 1874-1891. News, sports and culture coverage from the lower Midwest.
Coverage dates: 1874-2003.
Indexes these TCU publications: The Skiff, Image, TCU Magazine and TCU This Week. (The Skiff portion covers issues from 1993 to current.)
Coverage dates: 1993 - Current.
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides access to large-scale maps of Texas towns and cities. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
Coverage dates: 1867 - 1970.
Collection of newspapers published in Texas.
Coverage dates: 1829 - 1922.
Provides access to Texas state government information from over 150 Texas agencies. Topics include education, business, economics, geography, government, history, laws and regulations, cities and counties, and more.
Coverage dates: Current.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is a full text collection of Greek texts and translations that can be searched and read online. Most texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453 are available.
Coverage dates: Varies.
Prominent American weekly newsmagazine, covering national and international current events, politics, sports, and entertainment.
Coverage dates: 1923-2000.
Offers every issue of The Times of London newspaper from 1785 to 2012 in a digital format.
Coverage dates: 1785-six years before Current year.
This historical newspaper provides researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Coverage dates: 1838 - 2008.
Cover-to-cover scans of more than 1,500 World War I periodicals. Includes indexing of both publications and articles.
Coverage dates: 1914-1919.
Shares the voices of more than 50 theologians and pairs the original materials with complementary resources, including meaningful interfaith writings and scholarly analysis of archival texts.
Coverage dates: Early 1900s - early 2000s.
Includes the most important works and primary sources that document the evolution of Judaism.
Coverage dates: 1890s - 2010s.
U.S. Government publications including Congressional reports, documents, executive agency reports, departmental reports, and legislative reports, all published under the directive of Congress. The acquisition of this database was made possible by a gift from Dr. Paul Boller.
Coverage dates: 1789 - 1969; 2004 - Current.
First ever scholarly, primary source database focusing on adult comic books and graphic novels. Beginning with the first underground comix from the 1960s to the works of modern sequential artists, this collection will contain more than 75,000 pages of comics and graphic novels, along with 25,000 pages of interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this art form.
Coverage dates: 1960s to present.
Provides access to the five most respected US national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, co-exclusive access to The Wall Street Journal, and exclusive access to Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The content is available by 8am each day. Images are not included.
Coverage dates: 1985 - Current day.
Contains documents and papers from the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624. Also documents settlements in North America, including the Bermudas, trade between Britain and America, the ethnic and gender composition of early Virginia, tensions and early relations between colonists and Native Americans, and London’s early economic history.
Coverage dates: 1590-1790.
Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names.
Coverage dates: 1892 - Current.
Full text articles from prominent U.S. newspaper, complete through current day. No images.
Coverage dates: 1987 - Current.
Prominent newspaper from the U.S.
Coverage dates: 1877-2001.
Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900, is a subject bibliography of 50,000 publications intending to include every periodical and newspaper published on a regular basis, from daily to annually, in every language, within England during the time period.
Coverage dates: 1800 - 1900.
Leading source of up-to-date information about over 34,000 influential people from all walks of life, worldwide. Who Was Who collects together the entries of nearly 100,000 people, now deceased. Provides fascinating insights into the private lives of public figures with detailed information for each person. Limited to 3 users at once.
Coverage dates: 1849 - Current.
Unique content about some of modern history’s greatest activists and the movements they shaped.
Coverage dates: 1600 - 2015.
An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines.
Coverage dates: 1846 - 2005.
Full-text for 10 newspapers published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in the 19th and early 20th century. Covers the aftermath of the Indian Rebellion; construction of railroads; effects of British Colonial rule; Hindu-Muslim conflicts; life on coffee, tea and rubber plantations; Morely-Minto Reforms; formation of the Indian National Congress; start of Mahatma Gandhi's independence movement, and more.
Coverage dates: 1864-1922.
Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Millions of bibliographic records in 400 languages and different formats such as books, computer programs, films and slides, journals and magazines, articles, chapters and papers, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, sound recordings and videotapes are included.
Coverage dates: Before 1000 BC - Current.

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