History & Political Science

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Online Encyclopedias

  • History Research Center
    A collection of three databases covering different topics (American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History) from an extensive collection of reference sources.
  • History (Gale eBooks)
    A collection of 45 subject specific history encyclopedias covering various periods, cultures and topics Searchable individually or altogether.

Key Databases

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Other Resources

  • ArchiveGrid
    Search through historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world.
  • Clase Periodica
    Over 450,000 citations from scholarly Latin American journals; most entries are in Spanish, though some are in Portuguese, French and English. Full text not included, but may be available through other sources.
  • PAIS International & PAIS Archive
    Database chronicling the world's public affairs, public and social policies, international relations, and world politics.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: History
    Over 1 million downloadable full text dissertations and theses, covering a wide range of graduate research topics, including history and political science.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA)
    Database providing indexing and abstracts to international literature of political science, international relations, international law and public administration/policy.


LibGuides are resources that are built by scholarly professionals with content specifically related to a given subject.

Citing Sources


Books related to History have call numbers in the 900's. 

Legal Resources