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  1. Index to 2000+ journals which cover American and Canadian history from 1450 to the present.
  2. Index to 2000+ journals which cover world history (except United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
  3. This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, at least 3,900 of which are peer-reviewed.
  4. This database focuses on history periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues.
  5. Full text backfiles of 525+ major scholarly journals dating from the very first issue. Current issues from recent years of 39 journals are available in this collection. The Vaughan has these journals as individual subscriptions. It's possible to search subsets of the collection as well as the entire collection.
  6. Access to 300+ full text journals in the arts and humanities, social science and mathematics. Coverage (in some cases) extends from 1993-present.

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  1. An index to books and articles on Greek and Roman civilization, including topics such as literature, history, religion, and philosophy.
  2. Monographs, speeches, essays, and interviews written by leaders from the black community.
  3. The immediate experiences of British and Irish women, as revealed in diaries and letters.
  4. Full text access to approximately 245 Cambridge journals covering the social sciences, humanities and sciences.
  5. The Héritage project is a 10-year initiative to digitize and make accessible online some of Canada’s most popular archival collections encompassing roughly 60 million pages of primary-source documents.
  6. The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century
  7. A collection of original source material from British and European archives to enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective.
  8. Access to Acadia Masters theses. Full text is available from 1997 to 2008 and theses from the early 1990s are indexed with abstracts.
  9. Books & pamphlets on English and French Canada from first contact to late 19th century.
  10. Prints, drawings, paintings, maps, bibliographies, letters, and photographs documenting the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534-1850.
  11. Early English Books Online contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America.
  12. A multi-faceted collection of 17th- and 18th-century newspapers and periodicals supporting studies in Literature, the Theatre, the origins and rise of Romanticism, Politics, Revolution and Revellion, Social issues, Gender, Society Life, Religion and the influence of the Press.
  13. A variety of material examining cultural contacts throughout five centuries of Empire, from Columbus to decolonisation.
  14. English Historical Documents Online contains over 5,500 indexed and fully searchable British history primary documents from 500-1914. The sources include treaties, statutes, declarations, government and cabinet proceedings, military dispatches, orders, acts, sermons, newspaper articles, pamphlets, personal and official letters, diaries and more. Each section of documents and many of the documents themselves are accompanied by editorial commentary. The sources cover a wide spectrum of topics, from political and constitutional issues to social, economic, religious as well as cultural history.
  15. Full text access to English- and French-language Canadian and international news sources.
  16. Frontier Life provides over 240,000 Images and 7,895 Documents pertaining to the Frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia.
  17. A full text archive of The Globe & Mail from June 1844 to December 2013. For current full text access to The Globe & Mail, see Factiva.
  18. Bibliography of articles covering all aspects of the European Middle Ages (400-1500) and Renaissance (1300-1700) in 260+ journals.
  19. An extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy.
  20. ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.
  21. Full text of over 100,000 pages of personal narratives by immigrants to North America, between 1840 and the present.
  22. Full text of letters and diaries written by North American women from Colonial times to 1950.
  23. Covering political science and related fields, including international relations, law, public administration, and policy.
  24. Access to thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images relating to trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition.
  25. ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.
  26. ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.

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