guide to finding information on the US Civil war and Reconstruction
Last Updated: Oct 1, 2015
- American History in Video
provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
- America: History and Life
Locate research articles on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Citations, summaries, and links full text articles are available.
- Humanities International Complete
This database includes all data from Humanities International Index plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases.
Provides a comprehensive backfile of major scholarly journals in the Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology & Botany, General Science, Language & Literature, and Music. Journals are not current, most having a "moving wall" or "embargo" of three to five years, depending on publication.
The full text, full image edition of Harper's Weekly, a civil war era magazine. Dates of coverage: 1857-1865.