Wine, History and the Environment

Spring 2014

Listed in: Environmental Studies, as ENST-401  |  History, as HIST-402; Rick A. Lopez (Section 01)Anna M. Martini (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Data
  • Primary Sources

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

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

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.

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

Full-text legal materials back to volume 1, historic English law and more. (Alumni access)

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

Political Science Database (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Full-text articles from leading political science and international relations journals.

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

Web of Science (1984 to present)
Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.

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

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

Environment Complete
A full-text database covering environmental studies, ecology, energy, urban planning, and affiliated areas of study.

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

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)

Google Scholar
Check citations and use the Cited by feature to find articles that reference an earlier article


Chicago Manual of Style
Provides answers to style and editing questions.

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

Oxford Reference
Digitized entries from Oxford's Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning multiple subject areas.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
Provides statistical tables and charts covering various aspects of social, political and economic conditions of the United States.

Library guide to Zotero, including step-by-step instructions for downloading from and configuring.


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.

IMF Statistical Databases
Includes International Financial Statistics with history to 1948, Direction of Trade with history to 1980, Balance of Payments with history to 1960 and Government Finance Statistics with history to 1990.

Database contains survey questions and answers asked in the US over the last 70+ years by more than 150 survey organizations. Create a personal registration for access to full features.

Social Explorer (1790 to present)
Access to data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey, religious congregations, and other sources, with options to create thematic and interactive maps and reports.

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.

Wine Institute statistics
Includes consumption, acreage, and production by country and more on California production.

Primary 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.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1976)
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Preceded by American State Papers.

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.

United Farm Workers Printed Matter Collection, 1970-1979
Farmworker Movement Documentation Project

Dwight W. Morrow Papers, 1877-1954
Includes Prohibition correspondence, literature, memoranda, and briefs


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.

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.

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.