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HIS 1220:
U.S. History Since the Civil War

Databases

  • Academic OneFile
    The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
  • JSTOR
    Over 300 titles cover humanities, literature, language, art history, education, business, and law disciplines. Dates of coverage vary by journal title. All go back to the very first issue published, but most have a "moving wall" embargo that excludes issues from the most recent 3-5 years.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Covers today’s hottest social issues presenting each side of a topic.
  • Statista
    Aggregates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.
  • American Indian Experience
    Illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.
  • Biography in Context
    Includes more than 600,000 biographies on more than 500,000 people and integrates video, audio, podcasts, primary sources, and images.
  • Black Life in America
    Highlights the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today. Black Life in America offers coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day, sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
  • Ethnic Diversity Source
    A dedicated resource covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies, and primary source documents.
  • Hispanic Life in America
    Focuses on the experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, covering the early 18th century to the present day, sourced from more than 17,000 publications, including 700 Spanish-language newspapers and periodicals.
  • History Reference Center
    Includes full text for 150 leading history periodicals and features more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.
  • Library of Congress Digital Collections
    Provides open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music.
  • Religion & Philosophy Collection
    Includes hundreds of journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy, and philosophy of language.
  • U.S. History in Context
    Find comprehensive coverage of the most-studied topics, from the arrival of Vikings in North America 1,000 years ago to Vietnam, Watergate and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • World History in Context
    Reaches back to the ancient world and forward to today’s headlines. Provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.
  • Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection
    Includes more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing 160+ individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Due to copyright restrictions, CHNC does not generally include newspapers published after 1923.
  • NewsBank
    Offers access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents, and other publications.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Provides full text for more than 1,200 newspapers, 40 news magazines, news from more than 130 newswires and 1.7 million television and radio news transcripts.
  • DocuSeek2
    Offers access to over 800 documentary films covering a variety of topics with a focus on environmental and social justice issues.
  • Films on Demand
    Provides access to over 35,000 educational videos covering a wide variety of disciplines.
  • Hoopla
    Offers over 300,000 movies, TV shows, music albums, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics.
    First time users will need to create a personal hoopla account by providing an email address and creating a password of their choice. When asked to enter library card number and library pin, use your standard CMC username and password instead. If your CMC password changes, you will need to update the library pin field in hoopla to re-authenticate your account.
  • Kanopy
    Offers access to a large, curated collection of educational, entertaining, and enriching films.
  • Netflix Educational Documentaries
    Offers a selection of Netflix original documentary features and series.

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