History Databases

Primary Databases

Brill's New Pauly Encyclopedia
Covers Greco-Roman antiquity, from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe, as well as its continuous influence on culture and religion

Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial | See login information

Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app!

Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks

Encyclopedia Britannica
Information on every topic imaginable

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! See our How-To Guide for this database

HeritageQuest Online
Find genealogical information on people and places from various sources

Humanities Ebook Collection
Over 2000 FullText Ebooks in history and the humanities

Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

Oxford Reference Online - Archaeology
Fulltext reference books in archaeology

Oxford Reference Online - Classical Studies
Fulltext reference books in classical studies

Oxford Reference Online - History
Fulltext reference books in history

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Tennessee Records
A collection of Tennessee birth, death, and tax records stretching back to the 1700s that have been digitized by Ancestry.com. They are accessible to everyone in Tennessee for free with the creation of a free guest account.

Women And Social Movements In The U.S., 1600-2000
Full Text database

Additional Databases

Descriptions of items in archival collections around the world

Cambria Press eBooks
A small collection of downloadable eBooks. See how to use these on a mobile device

Art Museum Images Online

Directory of Open Access Journals
A database of thousands of scholarly online journals

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks

Government Publications
Fulltext U.S. government publications

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory
Critical survey of figures, schools and movements in literary theory

LexisNexis Academic
FullText journal articles, plus news, legal content, and business data. See our Lexis tutorial

News Bank
Explore issues and events from news coverage that is local, international, and everywhere in-between.

Digital resources, images, audio, and artworks

World Book Encyclopedia
Fulltext reference database on every topic imaginable


American Historical Review
Extended archives available online

European History Quarterly
Fulltext articles from 2000-2004

Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies
Peer-reviewed quarterly journal devoted to the culture and history of Greece from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Fulltext articles from 1958-present

Journal of Early Christian Studies
Archives from 1993-present

Royal Society Journal
The world's first peer-reviewed scientific journal! Free archives from 1665 - 1940s

Time Magazine
Search the archives from 1923-present

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

"The American Dream is at the Expense of the American Negro" Debate
Video of famous debate between William F Buckley and James Baldwin at Cambridge University, October 26, 1965

Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Contains digital legal and historical documents from 17th Century - present

Black America Web
News and information featuring a wide array of viewpoints and perspectives

Digital Tennessee History
Photographs, original documents, digital archives of Tennessee history

Documentary Films
Free documentaries films from snagfilms

Photographs of TVA Archaeology
Several hundred images of prehistoric sites along the Tennessee River

Southeastern Native Americans, 1730 - 1842
Over 2,000 artifacts and original documents - letters, military orders, maps, etc.

Tennessee Document History 1796-1850
Documents and images related to antebellum Tennessee

World History Sources
World history survey on the web