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History and American Studies: Databases & Articles

A research guide to finding books, articles, and other resources in History and American Studies

Using Databases

The UMW Libraries subscribe to more than 200 databases.

In these databases, you'll find...

  • scholarly journals
  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • books
  • videos
  • and other valuable information sources

Most of our databases, but not all, are included in Quest.

Databases for Scholarly Articles

The databases below contain secondary sources (analysis). See here for databases that contain primary sources (historical evidence).

Other Useful Databases

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