History Research Guide
DIRECTORY OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals not available in EBSCOhost.
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DOAJ journal titles include:
History Studies: International Journal of History
World History Connected
Journal of Historical Biography
... and many more!
US HISTORY RESOURCES
Free access to documents for the study of American history.
Library of Congress: American Memory
Search a digital record of American history and creativity, including the written word, the spoken word, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music.
U.S. Government Printing Office
Direct online access to the basic federal government documents that define America's democratic society.
Documenting the American South
Primary resources for the study of southern history, literature, and culture.
Making of America Primary Sources
Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
Immigration to the US, 1789-1930
A web-based collection of historical materials from Harvard that documents voluntary immigration to the United States from 1789 to 1930.
The Avalon Project
Sponsored by Yale Law School, this project provides access to documents in law, history, and diplomacy.
Explore national history through documents, photos, and records. Includes engaging lesson plans and other classroom materials.
American Presidency Project
Online resources that has consolidated, coded, and organized papers of the presidents into a single searchable database.
Presidents of the United States
View background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and points of interest on each of the presidents.
OTHER RECOMMENDED HISTORY RESOURCES
Best of History Websites
Provides links to the best history-oriented resources online, designed to benefit history teachers and their students.
Duke University Digital Collections
Digitized historic photographs, advertisements, texts and more from Duke's unique library collections.
East Asian History
Online sourcebook provided by Fordham University.
Online sources for European history.
Resources for Medieval Studies, sponsored by Georgetown University.
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