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To search specifically for primary source books, use the Advanced Search screen, and in one of the boxes, use subject terms like: sources, correspondence, diaries, journals, interviews, or personal narratives, in addition to your keywords in another box.
Academic Search Complete
Articles (or article summaries) from scholarly journals, newspapers and popular magazines covering most academic disciplines. Some as far back as early 1900's, but mostly since about 1970.
Journal article archive, covering humanities, social sciences and science. Begins with vol. 1, issue 1, 1800's, or even earlier (most titles exclude the most recent 3-5 years; some titles have current issue access).
This is the entire A-Z list of databases - use the "subject" drop-down menu at the top left to browse other databases by discipline (ex. music, WGSS, film, etc.)
New York Times (Historical)
Full text of newspaper from 1851 to four years ago (new year added every January).
Women's Magazine Archive
Archives of Better Homes & Gardens, Chatelaine, Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents and Redbook. Cosmopolitan, Essence, Seventeen, Town and Country, Woman’s Day, Women’s International Network News
Chicago Tribune (Historical)
Full text & pdf of the Chicago Tribune newspaper from 1849 - 1992.
Newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, predominately in the United States, 1959-present. Includes Asian-American, Jewish-American, African-American, Native-American, Arab-American, Eastern-European-American, multi-ethnic communities and more.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940
Provides primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world.
Women & Social Movements US 1600-2000
Full text from books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, etc. Records of women’s reform organizations throughout the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.