Research shows that primary sources – government documents, archival collections, periodicals, newspapers, books and video, and more – are assigned across disciplines. These sources develop critical-thinking skills, allow students to draw their own conclusions and interpret secondary sources, aid in the understanding of a subject, inspire new thinking and improve academic results.
Access a (growing) wealth of coverage that includes 350 million pages with collections in emerging areas like LGBT studies, global issues and human rights.
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With ProQuest Historical Newspapers, trace the Revolutionary War rebel cause, Reconstruction after the Civil War, learn about a break-through medical discovery, the inauguration of a world leader, both world wars, the Civil Rights Movement, experiment with a tasty new recipe, laugh at a comic strip and experience the birth of freedom —all from one source.
Sanborn fire insurance maps are detailed property and land-use records covering more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities.
Click here for the home of ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (1867-1970), which provides digital access to thousands of large-scale maps of American towns and cities, searchable by address and GPS coordinates.
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.
Click here for the home of Historic Map Works Library Edition, one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 1.5 million high-resolution, full color historic maps.
Historical Statistical Abstracts of the United States allows researchers to discover, work with, and analyze unaltered data on economic trends, social climate, and demographic makeup over time.
USC Shoah Foundation and ProQuest bring the 55,000 testimonies in the Visual History Archive to thousands of students and researchers at colleges and universities around the world.
Offering full runs of 20th-century titles, in full-color, page-image format, News, Policy and Politics Magazine Archive makes newly available and accessible these key sources, for which the archival print issues have not consistently been retained by libraries.
Click here for the home of ProQuest History Vault. ProQuest History Vault gives researchers what they need — with access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including articles, correspondence, government records, and more, documenting the most widely studied topics in eighteenth- through twentieth-century American history.
Women’s Magazine Archive comprises archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the twentieth century. On completion the collection will offer approximately 850,000 pages, scanned in full color.