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List of History and Social Science Databases along with tutorials on how to access the databases.

Britannica Encyclopedia US Version and UK Version & Britannica Image Quest. Use an encyclopedia for general background information. The UK version has a text read aloud tool.

CultureGrams - Statistical and cultural information on countries of the world.

JSTOR includes more than 1500 journals as well as primary sources and books.

EBSCO - A complete and optimized research solution comprised of research databases, e-books and e-journals from sources housed within EBSCO such as: Academic Search Elite, MagillOnLiterature Plus, GreenFILE, ERIC, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, TOPICsearch, Health Source - Consumer Edition and others.

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society - Background articles from ABC Clio.

National Digital Library (India) - is a digital collection of freely accessible thesis, papers, text books, articles, rare books collected from various libraries in India

New York Times: Sign in with your School Account to peruse through the archives and news coverage of recent events.

World Geography - Country information from ABC Clio

World Religion on line by Infobase

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras & Modern Era - Historical information from ABC Clio.

Virtual Tours and Exhibitions

The British Museum: The British Museum hosts thousands of exhibitions from all around the world. it also organizes free and paid tours into different museum from other countries.

National Women's History Museum: The Museum researches, collects and exhibits the contributions of women to the social, cultural, economic and political life of American nation in a context of world history.

World Wide Museum of Natural History: An online museum featuring photo galleries and quality educational products for homes, schools and museums.

Eternal Egypt: Eternal Egypt is a living record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions.

Some Open Access Databases - (Multidisciplinary subjects)

HathiTrust Digital Library

Book and journal content from the collections of a partnership of major research institutions and libraries, digitized and made public; free full-text


Collection of articles from 2450+ peer-reviewed open access journals; multidisciplinary; free full-text

Q-Sensei Scholar

Bibliographic database of scholarly books and articles in the Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, arXiv, IngentaConnect, and Research Papers in Economics (RePEC); multidisciplinary; 40+ million citations; alerts and other tools


Portal to 3000+ scholarly journals and other publications partnered with HighWire Press (Stanford University); click "For Researchers" tab to search for articles; some free full-text

Ingenta Connect

Search for articles in 13,500+ scholarly and professional publications on a range of topics; some free full-text

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