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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.
American History Online (Facts on File)
This source features thousands of reference articles on American political, military, social, and cultural history over the past 500 years. Some primary sources may also be found here.
American National Biography (Oxford)
ANB offers portraits of more than 19,000 American men and women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.
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.
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.
Welcome to the Witchcraft in New England OWHL Guide
Welcome to the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library and the History 201 OWHL Guide on witchcraft in Puritan New England.
Below is a list of reference sources available in the Garver Room and online that may help you get started on your research.
Start with this database below:
Issues & Controversies in American History