These databases are designed to help you identify relevant periodical articles through keyword or subject searches. In most cases there will be links to either the online version of the article or a listing of the library's holdings. If you are not sure, you may check the library's Periodical Holdings List and/or its alphabetical list of article databases. These databases are listed in the order in which the library recommends them.
America: History and Life. Indexes more than 2,000 journals covering American and Canadian history from prehistory to the present. Also includes citations to relevant book reviews and dissertations.
Bibliography of British and Irish History. Provides bibliographic data for books, essays within books, and journal articles on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, for all time periods.
No Off Campus Access
Historical Abstracts. Indexes more than 2,000 journals covering the history of the world (except the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life) from 1450 to the present. Also indexes relevant book reviews and dissertations.
ITER. A bibliography of books and articles related to all aspects of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (400-1700) in Europe.
No Off Campus Access
TOCS-IN. Free-to-all, TOCS-IN (Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists) provides keyword searching to the tables of contents of some 185 journals related to classics, Near Eastern studies, and religion. A volunteer project affiliated with the University of Toronto, most coverage begins in 1992, although older material is included.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index. This free to all index covers journal articles, essays in books, and book reviews about women and gender in the Middle Ages.
Humanities International Complete. Indexes and abstracts some 1,900 periodical titles with some coverage as far back as 1925. Also indexes books, essays, reviews, and original creative work including fiction and poems.
Academic Search Complete. Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts some 9,300 periodicals, both popular and scholarly. Provides full-text to more than 5,300 journals.
Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Searchable, full-text issues of journals from a number of major publishers. More than 7,000 journals are available.
JSTOR. Fully searchable full-text of nearly 1,000 scholarly journals. JSTOR provides back files to the first issue of a journal, but stops 3 to 5 years before the current publication year. Covers all disciplines.