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History - U. S. Civil War: Database Tutorials

Research guide with resources about the United States' Civil War.


JSTOR stands for Journal Storage. It is digital archive collection of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, basic science, life sciences, and physical and applied sciences. Often starts with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s).


The WorldCat database contains over 1 billion items in more than 80,000 libraries worldwide.

Congressional Record Online

Full text and imaging of the Congressional Record, the official record of the debates and proceedings of the U.S. Congress.  Covers 1789-2001. 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Database of record for doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.  Represents the work from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities in North America and from around the world.