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Semester and Year: 
Spring 2017
Course number: 
HST 290
McCaffray, Sue

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Credo Reference - Russian Revolution

Collection of reference articles on the Russian Revolution. 

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Russian Revolution Subject Headings

Browse these subject headings in the library catalog to find books and other materials available in Randall Library about the Russian Revolution.

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Article Databases

These databases also contain other secondary sources such as theses, conference proceedings, book chapters, and more. 

In addition to the databases listed below, also consider using databases in related disciplines.  Ask yourself what disciplines besides history would be interested in the topic.  

Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) focusing on the 15th century forward, including art history, world history, military history, women's history, history of education, foreign languages and literatures, and more.

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Covers world history (excluding US & Canada) from 1450-present. Allows 6 users at a time.

Scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences. 

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Full-text access to Full-text searching of an archive of over 165 history and 58 law journals. Typically excludes the latest 3-5 years of publication.
Public Affairs Information Services (PAIS)

The Public Affairs Information Services database provides information on business, public and international affairs, public and social policies and international relations. PAIS includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world.

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Index to periodicals, books, government documents, etc., from 1915-1976.
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences—including anthropology, archaeology, art, art history, family studies, foreign languages and literatures, history, law, music, performing arts, theatre and much more.

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A companion index to Readers' Guide, this indexes more scholarly periodicals, 1907-1984.
Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text, to high quality humanities, arts, art history, creative writing, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, history, religion, theatre, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.

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Primary Source Databases

New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Digital archive for the New York Times dating back to 1851. An excellent database for history, including full-text and full-image articles. For most dates, the collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files. For access to recent issues, go to the New York Times online or search US Newsstream.

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Covers 1851- (last 3 years not available). Via Proquest Historical Newspapers.
Times (London) Digital Archive

The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 makes 221 years of this highly regarded resource available for students and researchers of 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century history, literature, culture, business, art, art history, architecture, and more. Every complete page of every issue is full-text searchable — every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement.

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Covers 1785-2006. Fully searchable, including headlines, articles, editorials, announcements, images and advertisements.
Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982

Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.This resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture, science and seminal developments across nearly a century.

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Indexes popular magazines, 1890-1982.
Archives Unbound

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students.

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Contains digital collections on a wide range of topics. The collection "International Women's Periodicals, 1786-1933: Social & Political Issues" may be useful for this course.
Foreign Relations of the United States (University of Wisconsin Digital Collections)

is a digital facsimile of Foreign Relations of the United States, "an incomplete run from 1861-1960 with missing volumes being added as they can be acquired and processed."

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EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History

Western European (mainly primary) historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated.

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Western European (mainly primary) historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. If you click on "Russia," you can choose the time period.
UK Cabinet Papers 1915-1982

UK Cabinet Papers 1915-1982

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Contains millions of digital items (texts, images, video, and sound) provided by Europe's museums and galleries, archives, libraries and audio-visual organizations.

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American Periodicals

This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals. Includes American Periodicals Series and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries.

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Try searching the Economist Historical Archive. The Economist is a "weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide."
Marxists Internet Archive

MIA contains the writings of 592 authors representing a complete spectrum of political, philosophical, and scientific thought, generally spanning the past 200 years. 

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Searching Beyond Randall Library

is a guide to searching beyond Randall Library for hard-to-find items.

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Citation and Bibliography Help

Vetted & reliable tools collected by Randall Library.

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Writing Services

The Writing Center in the University Learning Center is located on the first floor of DePaolo Hall (DE 1003).

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Read&Write Gold

Free to UNCW faculty, staff, and students, Read&Write Gold is "a flexible literacy software solution that can help readers and writers...access support tools needed to reach their potential, build confidence and independence and succeed."

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