Northeastern University Libraries have become a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), vastly increasing access to important resources for research in all aspects of history.
For more information about CRL, please visit the CRL subject guide.
Articles from journals. Search the JSTOR database, which is the most comprehensive of our resources for articles covering all aspects of history.
Books at Northeastern University Libraries. Search in Scholar One Search, limiting your search to "Library Catalog."
Encyclopedia articles. Search Cambridge Histories Online for scholarly articles.
Historical Newspaper articles. Choose the region of the world you are searching from the tabs above.
Primary source materials. Choose the region of the world you are searching from the tabs above.
American Periodical Series Online 1740-1940 Over 1,000 magazines, and newspapers published between 1740-1940.
JSTOR Full text of 100s of journals in most disciplines, including history. In some cases, current 3 years of articles not included.
Project Muse Many full text, academic journals, including in history. Coverage from 1994 to date.
Web of Science. This database covers all disciplines, not just science. Useful for citation tracking or citation analysis.
For books, print and electronic, owned by Northeastern University Libraries, search Scholar OneSearch by author, title, or keyword. Or, browse the print collection on the 3rd floor by call number.
General History D1-D1075
European History DA1-DR2285
Middle East & South Asia DS1-DS495
East Asian History DS501-DS937
African History DT1-DT671
US History E1-F975
Canadian History F1001-F1140
Latin American History F1201-F3799
3rd floor reference books include specialized history encyclopedias, dictionaries, and biographical listings.
For finding and requesting books unavailable at Snell Library, please check WorldCat Local.
Note: See the tab above for finding history books on the web.
Cambridge Histories Online is a major online reference and research collection, covering all geographic areas and all time periods. The articles are scholarly, with excellent bibliographic listings at the end of the individual articles.
Bancroft Prize 2015
National Book Award 2014
Pulitzer Prize 2015