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Full Text Finder (EBSCO)
This resource allows you to search for specific journal titles in the OWHL's collection and see which databases have the full text articles.
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This database is like an online Garver Room with articles from nearly 1,000 reference sources covering all disciplines.
Daily Life Through History
This comprehensive collection of primary and reference sources provides direct insight into the social history of societies ranging from the Australian Aborigines all the way to 21st-century China.
Global Exploration Online
A reference database that provides an in-depth introduction to the history of exploration, from ancient times through space travel.
Latino American Experience
A full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of U.S. Latinx.
Life in America Online
This reference database covers all aspects of daily life - material culture, social attitudes, crime, education, and more - in America, from the colonial era through the present.
Modern World History Online
This reference database covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from the mid 15th century to the present. Some primary sources may also be found here.
World History: The Modern Era
This reference database covers global history from the Renaissance through today. Some primary sources may also be found here.
Welcome to the History 200 Commodities OWHL Guide
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Right: Drying Cod in Newfoundland, 1715. Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division.