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Academic Search Premier
The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. Contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. Over 3,600 journals are peer-reviewed.
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from pre-history to the present.
American Song is a history database that contains 50,000 tracks from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
Cambridge Histories Online
Instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series with the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content.
Historical coverage of the World from 1450 to the present.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection, History
Offers a large range of fully-indexed subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Published since 1878, Statistical Abstract is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
U.S. History In Context
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information. Includes extensive image galleries, as well as audio and video.
American Memory (from the Library of Congress)
Emphasizes Anglo-American history
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
The Internet History Sourcebooks are collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts.
Making of America
The collection contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
University of Washington Libraries Digitial Collections
Includes the award-winning project American Indians of the Pacific Northwest, as well as collections especially strong in Seattle history, architecture, labor and industry, the Klondike Gold Rush, and our natural environment.
Dictionary of American History (electronic resource)
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (electronic resource)
A Dictionary of World History (electronic resource)
Historical Dictionary of Palestine (electronic resource)
OED (electronic resource)
Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive record of the Engish language.
International encyclopedia of the social sciences (electronic resource)
Cambridge Histories Online (electronic resources)
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages (electronic resource)
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (electronic resource)
Encyclopedia of North American Indians (electronic resource)
Oregon Encyclopedia Project (electronic resource)
By subject search
Below are some links to various subject searches in the catalog. The subject search is a specific and helpful way to find materials about your area of interest. Explore these or try some of your own subject searches using the "Subject" tab in Foxtrax. For more information on "power searching" by subject, ask your reference librarian.Church history
Oregon History, Local.
United States History 1783-1865.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
By call number
If you want to browse for books in the library, use the call numbers below to find the subject areas that are of interest to you. You can use them to browse the reference section or the main stacks. The Library of Congress website may have a more detailed outline of call numbers for your subject area.
|DB||Austria - Liechtenstein - Hungary - Czechoslovakia|
|DC||France - Andorra - Monaco|
|DG||Italy - Malta|
|DH||Low Countries - Benelux Countries|
|F1-975||United States local history|
|F1001-1145.2||British America (including Canada)|
|F1201-3799||Latin America. Spanish America|
Google search: History
This Google Custom Search engine searches quality, discipline specific web sites selected by the librarians.