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Historical Abstracts [EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (not including United Sates, Canada, or pre-history; for US and Canada, use America: History and Life); 1955 - present. 
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,500 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To help you navigate and search JSTOR, check their helpful how-to guide (PDF). 
Note: JSTOR includes 16 current titles, but for all others, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions, however. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.
Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 660+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.


HELIN Catalog
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Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full text database of articles from newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People. 1959 - present.

Digital Libraries and Collections

Biblioteca Virtual de Patrimonio Bibliográfico Some full text available
Digital library of historic Spanish manuscripts.
Europeana Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
 "Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, tv and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings, they're all here."
HathiTrust Digital Library Some full text available
Digital library created from the collections of major research libraries in the United States and around the world. Items range from medieval Arabic manuscripts to early modern European incunabula, from colonial American pamphlets to 19th-century treatises on natural history. Although a part of the collection is only accessible to members of participating/contributing institutions, many materials (particularly those no longer in copyright) are freely accessible.

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and Dictionaries

Collins Spanish Dictionary Restricted Resource
Comprehensive Spanish-English dictionary with over 100,000 entries.
Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Print Location: Ref. PC4640 .O94 2003
Extensive Spanish-English dictionary with over 300,000 entries in both European and Latin American Spanish. 

Citation Guides and Style Manuals

Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Print Location: Ref. PC4640 .O94 2003
Authoritative guide to writing papers, and citing sources. Primarily focused on the humanities. Ref. Z253 .G53 2016. 
Also check the Modern Language Association's helpful Style Center, which includes a quick guide to the MLA Handbook
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