History and Humanities Databases

Academic Search Complete
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text from various publications including newspapers, magazines, and peer-reviewed journals.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from eras and genres.

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources

Provides access to all Gale literary sources, Dictionary of Literary Biography complete Online,Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, and Something About the Author.

Provides access to Harper's Weekly 1857-1912.

Historical Satistics of the U.S.
Provides access to Historical Statistics of the United States.

This database provides full text articles from various academic/peer-reviewed journals in language and literature.

Military and Government Collections
This database provides full-text access to various articles to related to all branches of the military and government.

Sanborn Maps of Illinois
Contains maps from Illinois for the time period of 1867 - 1970,


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