Research Databases

Breaking news and opinion about business, politics, and more.
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A world leader in geography, cartography, and exploration.
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Go beyond a Google search with SweetSearch, designed just for students.


JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content including articles, letters, primary sources, and books.  Register on campus for a personal account or click here for off-campus password!      

Books, images, historic records, and audiovisual materials from libraries, archives, and museums at DPLA.

EBSCOhost offers multiple databases:
History Reference Center
MAS Ultra (magazines)
Newspaper Source Plus
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
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Find scholarly literature across many disciplines on Google Scholar including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, and articles.

Archive of Americana includes America's Historical Newspapers, Historical Imprints, State Papers (1789-1838), and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
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Articles from Scientific American magazine and Scientific American Mind, dating back to 1910.  This link only works from within the Pingree network.

The Oxford English Dictionary Online is an historical dictionary and great for students of Shakespeare!  
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ABC-Clio includes:
American Government
American History
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
World History: The Modern Era  
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Primary sources, history topics by era, and many historical documents.
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The Library of Congress site has digital collections such as American Memory and Historic Newspapers.

A virtual museum of artifacts and stories from the world's most acclaimed art institutions.

Browse research and scholarship from Providence College faculty and students at their Digital Commons.