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History - Primary Resources

Journal literature

When you are in the Source, click on “Databases A-Z” to access the library’s online indexes and databases. Databases that you might find most useful for journal literature that might be considered primary sources are:

 JSTOR - includes full text of scholarly journal articles back into early the nineteenth century.

 Readers Guide Retrospective. - indexing to popular magazines, most of which are available in the bound periodicals on second floor, back to early 20th century.

The Making of America - courtesy of Cornell University. A free, online, fulltext collection of nineteenth century American monographs, magazines and periodicals.

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