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Wine, History and the Environment

Fall 2012

Listed in: History, as HIST-402; Margaret R. Hunt (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Data
  • Primary Sources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Arts & Humanities Full Text
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

AGRICOLA (1970 to present)
Index of journal articles and reports from the National Agriculture Library.

America: History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.

AnthroSource (1988 to present)
Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource indexes 100 years of anthropological material.

Art Abstracts (1984 to present)
Index to leading English-language publications in the world of the arts.

ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)

Book Review Digest (1908 to present)
Reviews of English-language fiction and nonfiction books from U. S., Canadian, and British periodicals.

Business Insights: Essentials
Company and industry news and information, with profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports.

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)

EconLit with Full Text (1969 to present)
From the American Economic Association -- the foremost source of references to economic literature.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection (Gale)
Covers environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

GreenFILE
Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).

Index Islamicus (1906 to present)
Covers literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, including Muslim areas of Asia and Africa.

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

PAIS International (1972 to present)
Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.

Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

PubMed (1966 to present)
Premiere biomedical index, includes MEDLINE and links to molecular biology databases.

Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Website devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities.

Sociological Abstracts (1952 to present)
Covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

ProQuest Search Platform (beta)
Searches all ProQuest databases (including historical newspapers), which aren't included in Discover.

Reference

Chicago Manual of Style

Gale Virtual Reference Library
70 reference e-books, including multivolume works like the Encyclopedia of Religion, American Decades, and more.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.

Oxford Reference Online

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Data/Statistics

Anything Research
Market research and industry trends.

Historical Statistics of the United States
Standard source for quantitative information about the U.S., updated and includes 37,000 data series.

Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
Searches U.S. federal government (1974-present), international intergovernmental (1983-present), state government and privately published documents (1981-present) that contain statistics. Many tables are available online as images or Excel files.

WDI Online (1960 to present)
World Development Indicators providing international social and economic statistics from the World Bank.

Primary Sources

Ancestry Library
Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.

ArchiveGrid
Primary-source collection descriptions from WorldCat records and archival finding aids.

Early American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800)
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.

EEBO: Early English Books Online (1473-1700) 
Full text of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).

Electronic Enlightenment (18th century) 
Full text of over 53,000 letters and documents from the best critical editions.

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) 
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies) 
Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.

LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies) 
National and international newspapers, business information, and legal materials.

Newsstand (ProQuest) 
Full text for over 1,300 local, regional and national newspapers, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, and more.

SALDRU (1975-2000) 
Archival news clippings from Southern Africa digitized as .pdf files. Over 1 million clippings, arranged into broad subject areas.

usa.gov
US government's web portal, with searches across federal and state agencies.

Europeana
Digital resources from Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections.

Online Archive of California
Detailed descriptions of and some online access to primary resource collections maintained by libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California

Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913
Fully searchable edition of 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.

Amherst Library Primary Sources topic guide
Answers to all your questions about what a primary source is and how to find them in the catalog and in the wild.