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Immigration Policy: Getting Started

History 487S

Background Information

Encyclopedia of World History
ancient, medieval, and modern, chronologically arranged

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Gale Virtual Reference Library
 encyclopedias, almanacs and other specialized reference materials
 History Reference Online
(ABC-CLIO Reference Ebooks)

Oxford Reference Online: History
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.



Use the library databases to find scholarly materials:


America: History and Life
Citations and abstracts for articles on the history of the U.S. and Canada.
Historical Abstracts
Scholarly journal articles about the history of all world areas except the U.S. and Canada.
A database of archived issues of academic journals. Articles are available as scanned versions of journal pages.Last few years not available.


PAIS and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Indexes academic journal articles, book chapters, and some government documents for Public Policy and Political Science
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Journal articles, working papers, policy briefs, and books on international affairs
Web of Science
Includes the Social Sciences Citation Index, a comprehensive index to academic literature in prestigious, high impact journals in all the Social Science disciplines.

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a scholarly, interdisciplinary full text database.

Lexis Nexis Academic
Full text access to a wide range of U.S. and international newspapers, radio and television transcripts.


Your Librarian

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Carson Holloway
Librarian for Military History, History of Science and Technology, Britain, Ireland and Commonwealth

Perkins and Lilly Libraries