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Martha S. Grafton Library

American History: Articles

Guide to resources in American history, including reference works, databases, and websites.

Using Databases

The library has access to a number of different databases that will help you with your historical research.

Use the article databases to search for citations, abstracts and full-text articles.

Make sure you try your search in multiple databases since different databases have access to different journals.

If full-text is not available in your database, first check the Journal Finder to check for access in one of our other databases.  If still not available, you can request articles through Interlibrary Loan.

Google Scholar

Search the web for articles using Google Scholar. Remember to check the Journal Finder to find full-text of any articles you find.

American History Journals

Keep up with current scholarship by browsing through these selected scholarly journals.