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This resource deals with American History from 1781-1861. The editors provide a strong histriographic introduction and several stand alone essays dealing with politics and political culture, economics, foreign affairs, and the road to civil war. A to Z entries follow that vary in length from a few paragraphs to several pages. All the offerings are signed and contain substantial bibliographies.
This encyclopedia covers the breadth of African American history from 1619 to the 21st century. Some of the topics include the slave trade, abolitionism, Jim Crow, and the civil rights movement. The contributors are mostly historians with some content offered by scholars in other social sciences or humanities fields. Entries can range from short biographical sketches to substantial analytical and historiographical essays.
The Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era covers the period from 1865-1920. This resource tackles the people, events, and social movements that helped the United States emerge as a modern nation. Entries range from long interpretive essays to short biographical sketches.All of the entries are authored by practicing historians.
Part of the Oxford research encyclopedia series, The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History covers the entire of scope of U.S. history from pre-Columbian native civilizations through topics that have contemporary resonance. Peer-reviewed articles are offered in a dynamic digital environment. The entries are bases on the latest historiographic trends and often include relevant links to both textual and visual primary source material. The contributors are all practicing historians that reflect perspectives drawn from academic, public, and independent venues.
The MC Library Catalog is the resource that can be used to find books and other artifacts in the Legacy Library collection. Material can be searched by author, title, subject, and keywords. The catalog will provide access to material in all formats in the library.
Catalog of books and other materials held in Ohio college and university libraries.
OhioLINK Library Catalog is a combined catalog of over 7.8 million books and other library materials from many of Ohio's universities, colleges, community colleges and the State Library of Ohio. OhioLINK's design allows you to transfer a search from your local library catalog to the OhioLINK combined catalog with the touch of a button. The OhioLINK catalog provides immediate access to the library holdings of the whole system, including current availability status. Requested books and other materials are delivered to your library within a few days. Catalog entries for electronic books and journals link directly to those resources.
The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection contains more than 6,500 historical periodical titles dating from 1693 to 1877. It include digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Subjects covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, social issues, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.
Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers.
American Periodicals Series Online contains page images of more than 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers. These resources illuminate the development of American culture, politics, and society across some 150 years. Articles can be searched by author, source, and words in the complete text. The collection is arranged in three series: 1741-1800, the period of transition from British colony to emerging nation; 1800-1850, pre-Civil War and the era of debate over slavery; and 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction. Magazines of these periods cover the literature, science, religion, arts, and history of the time.
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
Academic Search Complete , designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for Amore than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. This scholarly collection offers full text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Index and abstracts of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.
America: History and Life is the index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is an important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.
Electronic Journal Center (OhioLINK) includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
Includes the complete archives of many core scholarly journals. They have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800s. New titles and fields are being added regularly.
JSTOR is an interdisciplinary archive for the older content of selected academic journals. It contains retrospective material for more than 1,000 core scholarly journals across the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and sciences. The journal coverage starts with volume 1 issue 1 and includes all previous titles. More recently published issues (the past three-to-five years) are generally not available as part of JSTOR.
A collection of specialized primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture. Includes resources on the American Civil War, African-Americans, and Women, as well as American county histories.
A collection of specialized primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture. Includes resources on the American Civil War, World War I, African-Americans, Slavery, Women, and Suffrage, as well as American county histories.
Located in the basement of Legacy Library, this collection is a very important depository of material dealing with the early history of Ohio. The flagship collection is the papers of the Ohio Company of Associates which was the first land granting company in the state. Numerous other collections relating to the city of Marietta and early Ohio pioneers can also be found in Special Collections. This collection also houses the archives and records for Marietta College. No material in this part of the library circulates and items will have to be used on site during designated hours.
Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.
Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Sanborn Maps show the outline of each building including the location of windows and doors together with street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. These maps are heavily used in both public and academic libraries by a wide range of researchers including local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.