HY 410/420 World History Databases
Interim Interdisciplinary Programs Liaison Librarian
AccuNet/AP Multimedia ArchiveCoverage: 1826 - currentOver one million photographs provided by the Associated Press.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Electronic IndexCoverage: 1975 - 1996Index only to translations of foreign news media by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Microfiche text found in Documents/Microfiche area-PrEx 7.10.
Coverage: 1975 – 1996
Index only to translations of foreign news media by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Microfiche text found in Documents?Microfich area (PrEX 7.10).
Foreign Language News and Newspapers
Search by title, city, country, language, etc. Items loaned via Prospector.
ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers
In The First PersonCoverage: mostly 19th and 20th centuryFind primary-source, first person accounts such as oral histories, diaries, etc. Indexes Alexander Street databases (via CC subscription) and material freely available on the Web.
Nineteenth Century MasterfileCoverage: 1200's-1930Collection of dozens of indexes to English-language publishing prior to 1930. Indexing coverage includes Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, 1802-1906. Index to Nineteenth century historical periodicals. Government Documents Indices include indexes to: U.S. patents, 1790-1873; U.S. government publications, 1774-1881; British House of Commons and House of Lords, 1803-1830. Indexing also books, newspapers and periodicals. Links to full text in other databases, HathiTrust and Google Books.
Oral History OnlineCoverage: 1930 - 2008Growing index to 2,700+ collections of oral history in English from around the world; 280,000+ pages by over 9,000 individuals and pointers to thousands of audio/video files. Browse the Table of Contents by repository, interview, date, place, event or subject. Advanced search allows for detailed searching by factors like names, ages, historical events discussed, and more.
Highlights and links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers from around the world and in the U.S. (Most are free, some cost).
Periodicals Archive OnlineCoverage: 1665-2000Online periodical archive containing the digitized backfiles of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences.
Periodicals Index OnlineCoverage: 1665-1995Electronic index to the contents of thousands of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, including both scholarly and popular titles. Every article is indexed.
Readers Guide AbstractsCoverage: 1983 - currentPopular periodicals published in the U.S. and Canada. 1983-current.
Readers' Guide RetrospectiveCoverage: 1890 - 1982The premier index to popular periodicals. No full text links, but Tutt owns a large percentage of the magazines/journals indexed by this resource. Continued by Readers Guide Abstracts.
South Asian NewspapersCoverage: 1864 - 1922Collection of newspapers published in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; languages include English, Bengali and Gujarati. When completed, this collection will provide 400,000+ pages.
Women Writers OnlineCoverage: 1400 - 1850Contains fulltext of nearly 400 works of early modern women writers.
World Digital Library
World News Connection
Coverage: 1995 – current
Translations of foreign news media by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS).
Alternative Press IndexCoverage: 1969 - currentAlternative Press Index is a classic bibliographic database of articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. API is now part of EBSCOHOST in two databases: Alternative Press Archives, 1969-1990; and Alternative Press Index, 1991-current. The link above will search both simultaneously; API is cross-searchable with other EBSCOHOST databases.
CiaoCoverage: variesJournal articles and papers relating to International Affairs.
Contemporary Women's IssuesCoverage: 1992 - currentProvides full text access to global information on women. Journals, newsletters, research reports from non-profit groups, government and international agencies, and fact sheets on women in over 150 countries. *Password required for full text. Contact Reference Desk x6662.
The EconomistCoverage: 1843-2009HISTORICAL ARCHIVE 1843-2009. Digitized version of the famous magazine which has analyzed British and global affairs for 150+ years. For more recent issues of the Economist, please see the print version in Tutt Library or access through EBSCO: http://0-search.ebscohost.com.tiger.coloradocollege.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&jid=ECO&site=ehost-live
Gender Studies DatabaseCoverage: pre-1972 - currentCombines the Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with sexual diversity issues and gender-engaged scholarship. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations, and freely available full text articles & documents on the Web.
Historical AbstractsCoverage: 1967 - currentCovers world history.
Humanities International CompleteCoverage: 1929 - currentA comprehensive humanities database, with almost 500 full text titles and indexing and abstracting for more than 1,700 titles. Subject areas include (but are not limited to) literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture-oriented and multi-disciplinary humanities titles with some coverage going back as far as 1929. This database replaces Humanities Abstracts.
PAIS InternationalCoverage: 1915 - currentArticles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories about public affairs.