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Definitive History Resources for Community Colleges

History scholars, researchers, and educators turn to ProQuest for comprehensive reference material. ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive digital archive with significant full-text and full-image newspapers dating back to the 18th century. Researchers can get a full picture of historical events by reviewing editorials, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, photos, and ads. Periodicals Archive Online, with more than 3 million articles, offers an archive of leading academic journals, from 1802 to 2000, with some 20% in non-English languages.

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Art, Design & Architecture Collection

A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art, together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest’s Arts & Humanities Database.

Black Abolitionist Papers, 1830-1865

This collection searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. The content includes letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays from libraries and archives in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and the United States. Over 15,000 items written by nearly 300 Black men and women are available for searching.

CultureGrams®

CultureGrams® is the leading primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

eLibrary®

eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of user, including elementary students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators. Educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

Primary sources for film, broadcasting, popular music and theatre, 1880-2000

Fold3 Library Edition

Distributed by ProQuest, Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

Historic Literary Criticism

Historic Literary Criticism is a collection of over 20,000 historical contemporary reviews, essays and commentary related to more than 500 influential authors from the 17th-early 20th century.

Index Islamicus

The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world.

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC)

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC) is an unparalleled database that provides an exhaustive bibliography of over 1.2 million records for the 19th-century holdings of eight of the world's top research libraries. It covers virtually all printed materials published in the U.S. and the British Empire from 1801 to 1919.

Nineteenth-Century Fiction

The most extensive collection of its kind available in fully searchable, digital form, Nineteenth-Century Fiction not only represents the great achievements of Victorian fiction but also features the landmarks of Gothic, Jacobean, and other fiction of the Romantic period.

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