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The library subscribes to many primary and secondary databases that can be used to contextualize your own family history with what was going on in the world during the time period under study. Sign in with your campus NetID & Password.
Primary Source Databases (Click "View More Results" to see the entire list of library databases)
Useful for finding secondary source material.
America: History & Life
U.S. and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, featuring coverage of academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955. Selected full-text.
A 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).
WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
Expand your search beyond the MSUB library collections by using the Worldcat database, the world's largest network of library content. Items can be ordered via Interlibrary Loan.
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