Last Updated: Aug 25, 2016
Search the Destiny Online Catalog by keyword and sort your results. When you find relevant books, follow the subject headings. To refine results, add more keywords search (such as "italy" or "europe*"). You can also use the "not" function to eliminate terms (for example, NOT "harlem" to remove any books about the Harlem Renaissance).
*Note: For off-campus use, you must get a username and password from one of the librarians*
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- Britannica Online Academic
The highly regarded online encyclopedia has articles covering many aspects of history, including supplementary materials and links to outside resources. The article on the history of Europe is broken down into phases and covers all aspects of society. Password is required off campus.
- Oxford Reference Online
A wealth of 100+ Oxford reference works covering many subjects. Includes a growing number of titles from the acclaimed Oxford Companions Series, plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
- Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Full text of thousands of academic (scholarly) journals, going back to 1975 or further.
A great database for scholarly articles, JSTOR has a wealth of articles from academic journals, going back to their first issues (but not including the past 3-5 years).
- Salem History
Includes the series, Great Events from History, which gives a summary of important occurrences and their significance.
These are great sources that are freely available on the web.