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Databases - Specific

America: History & Life GALILEO logo
Provides citations to articles, dissertations and book reviews in American and Canadian history from prehistory to the present. It covers 2,000 English language historical journals including selected local publications. The history of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Latin America and countries of the Eastern Hemisphere are covered in its companion database, Historical Abstracts.

Historical Abstracts GALILEO logo
Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present, excluding the United States and Canada. It provides bibliographic citations and article abstracts on all aspects of history from over 2,000 scholarly journals, dissertations and selected books.

History Reference Center GALILEO logo
A full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, as well as full text for more than 120 history periodicals. Further, the database contains 59,640 historical documents; more than 50,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 110,200 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Databases - General

JSTOR Offers full text access to many acclaimed journals from a variety disciplines dating back to each title's very beginnings - often dating to the 19th Century. These holdings providing a gamut of material ranging from historic primary sources to modern analysis on a variety of subjects and topics.

Academic Search Complete GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
A multi-disciplinary database that searches a total of 10,900 publications including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text is provided for 5,300 journals.

Foreign Relations

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) U.S. State Department
Official State Department Documents.

FRUS-Digitized FacsimileUniversity of Wisconsin. Foreign Relations of the United States.

In Lane Library:
1861-1942 on microfiche
1919-1968 at Ref JX 233

Encyclopedias & Reference

From Credo Reference:

Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Germany and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Ireland and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Contact Your librarian

Caroline Hopkinson
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Phone: 912-344-3019
I'm happy to answer questions and to help deal with any problems encountered in research (also help celebrate the joys!)

Journals - access holdings by clicking titles

Subscriptions are subject to change. Additional titles of potential interest to the field are available. For complete, current journal holdings, and online access info, search the Journal Locator.

Indexes to Early Periodicals and Newspapers

See Also:Historic Newspapers for additional coverage.

Georgia Historical Quarterly Index. 1917-1976 Ref F 281 .G39
London Times Newspaper. 1785-1922 microfilm
Palmer Index to the Times. Ref AI 21 .T56
New York Times Newspaper. microfilm
New York Times Index. Ref AI .N45
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature. 1890-1906 Ref AI 3 .R286
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature. 1802-1906 Ref AI 3 .P7 1963

Congressional Record
Library owns the Congressional Record on microfilm from the 43rd Congress, 1st session, 1873 (reel 11) through the 88th Congress, 2nd session, October 3rd 1964. (reel 431)

Early Periodicals Collections on Microfilm

American Periodicals-18th Century This is the first part of the American Periodicals Series (APS) and is contained in approximately 35 reels of microfilm. Georgia Southern has extensive holdings of APS II and APS III. The Guide to American Periodicals, 1741-1900 is shelved on top of the microform cabinets. Title Descriptions

Early British Periodicals (EBP) Lane Library owns a major portion of ths colleciton of 18th and 19th century British periodicals on microfilm. A guide to the colleciton and bibkography of titles is shelved on top of the file cabinest in the microforms area. Poole's Index and the Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900 provide some indexing for this collection. Title Descriptions

Library of American Civilization (EBP) Lane Library owns the full Library of American Civilization (LAC) collection which is accessed by an Author Catalog, Title Catalog, and Subject Catalog. The approximately 60 periodicals in this Collection are listed in Lane Library's Journal Locator. To retrieve them, search for (LAC)

Web Sites

Selected Books in Lane Library

American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature Ref D 20 .A55 1995
Archival information : How to Find It, How to Use It CD3021 .A38 2004
Great American History Fact Finder... E174 .C67 2004
Reader's Guide to American History Ref E 178 .B57 1994
Sources of Information for Historical Research Ref D 20 .S52 1995
United States History: A Selective Guide to Information Sources Ref D 16 .F87
Atlas of World History Ref G 1030 .O85 1999
Dictionary of American History. 3rd ed. Ref E 174 .D52 2003
Chronology of World History Ref D 11 .M39 1999
Hammond Historical Atlas of the World Ref G 1030 .H3203
Historical Atlas of Central Europe Ref G1881.S1 M32 2002
Historical Atlas of Ancient Mesopotamia Ref G2251.S1 B3 2004
Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South Ref G 1281 .S5 .F7
Shepherd's Historical Atlas Ref G 1030 .S4 1990
A Bibliography of the Writings on Georgia History, 1900-1970. Ref Z 1273 .R6 1978
Communities of kinship : antebellum families... GN 560.U6 B55 2004
Georgia Historical Quarterly Index. 2 volumes, 1917-1976 Ref F 281.G39
Historic Savannah Newspapers microfilm cabinets
Historical Organizations & Resources in Georgia Ref F 281 .O84 1997
A Datapedia of the U.S. 1790-2005, America Year by Year Ref HA 202 .K87 2001
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970. Ref HA 202 .B87 1975
Historical Statistics of the States of the U.S... 1790-1990 Ref HA 214 .D63 1993
United States Census Use GIL
Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)
Official State Dept. Documents. For description, see FRUS website
1861-1942 microfiche
1919-1968: Ref JX 233
Public Papers of the Presidents. Some also online through National Archives Ref HA 202 .B87 1975
Southern Historical Society Papers. Includes Index Guide. 52 volumes. Ref E 483.7 .S762 .R62
War of the Rebellion...Official Records of the Union and Confed Armies E 464 .U66

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