Search the full text of books. Copyright (as applicable) will prevent you from reading the full text in Google. If you find a book of interest, search Helmke Library's Catalog or WorldCat to locate a print or digital copy.
An EBSCO database, this resource provides abstracts and indexing of articles popular magazines, scholarly journals, and major newspapers in all fields of study, with several thousand titles available full text.
Search across many Helmke Library databases to find both primary sources and scholarly materials. After searching, try the filters at the left hand side. This is also a good place to look for items found in footnotes or a bibliography. If you don't find the full text of the item you're looking for, make a Document Delivery request. The "Everything" search is also the default search on the Library's homepage.
Includes Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003), Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001) and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002). See also the Black Studies Center Newspapers.
Search across Helmke Library's collection of ProQuest U.S. historical newspapers, including major newspapers, ethnic and African American titles, regional titles and more. Click on "Databases" to view available titles.
After searching, try filtering by publication title to identify potential publications of interest. This link searches three ProQuest periodical databases: American Periodicals, Periodicals Archive Online and Periodicals Index Online.
Consists of the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens, Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, Redbook, Seventeen, WIN News, and Woman's Day.
An archival research resource containing primary sources in the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies in the late 1800s through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Includes magazines in cinema, film, music, radio, television, and theater.
Searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of the Harper's Bazaar US and UK editions, from 1867 to the present. A chronicle of American, British, and international fashion, culture, and society, supporting researchers by offering unique insights into the events, attitudes, and interests of the modern era.
A large-scale online archive with digitized books, journals, documents and more. Especially useful for finding materials in the public domain. Try both the Catalog and Full Text search and make sure to also use the filters at the left hand side.
Contains an extensive collection of official U.S. documents. After searching, use the filters at the filters at left to narrow by date and collection. For example, try narrowing by U.S. Congressional Document, U.S. Presidential Documents and other documents of interest.
EndNote Web is a bibliographic management tool that allows users to collect, organize, and share citation information. It is compatible with most proprietary databases and indexes. Use the Cite While You Write™ download to input citations into Microsoft Word.
A Pocket Guide to Writing in History by Mary Lynn RampollaA Pocket Guide to Writing in History is a brief, inexpensive, and easy-to-use guide to the writing and research skills needed for undergraduate history courses. Its concise yet comprehensive coverage of every step of the research and writing process—including detailed advice on documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism—have made A Pocket Guide to Writing in History the trusted choice in history.