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.
Arts & Humanities Database
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Index to journal articles, essays, and book reviews in the field of religion.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Communications and Mass Media Collection (Gale)
Journals on advertising, public relations, writing, and other aspects of communications.
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.
General Business File ASAP (1980 to present)
Covers finance, acquisitions & mergers, international trade, money management, business trends, investments and banking.
Draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
PsycInfo (1887 to present)
Covers the academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, sociology, education, and other areas.
PubMed (1966 to present)
Premiere biomedical index, includes MEDLINE and links to molecular biology databases.
Social Science Database (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
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
Search across all ProQuest databases in a range of disciplines (which don't appear in Discover).
Chicago Manual of Style
Provides answers to style and editing questions.
Standard general encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia of American Studies
Leading reference work for American Studies, with searchable articles and accompanying bibliographies, related websites, illustrations, and supplemental material.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
70 reference e-books, including multivolume works like the Encyclopedia of Religion, American Decades, and more.
Digitized entries from Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning multiple subject areas.
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.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on social, political, and economic conditions from a wide range of agencies and sources.
Primary-source collection descriptions from WorldCat records and archival finding aids.
Ancestry Library Edition
Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.
Early American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800)
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.
Early American Imprints. Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)
Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the distinguished bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker.
A union catalog of millions of records representing open-access digital resources.
US government's web portal, with searches across federal and state agencies.
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.
Oregon Wine History Project
Digitized oral histories and artifacts from pioneer winemakers to help document the history of wine in Oregon.
Duke University Advertising Collections
Digitized advertisements from several collections curated by the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History
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.
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)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.
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.
Alternative Press Index (1969 to present)
Covers alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
Alt-PressWatch (1970 to present)
Full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
Ethnic NewsWatch (1959 to present)
News and analysis from ethnic popular and scholarly publications.
Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.
America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers, Series I and II (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).
Chronicling America (1860-1922)
Search or browse hundreds of newspapers through the Library of Congress National Digital Newspaper Program. Includes descriptions of papers, and images are downloadable.