Research Guides: World Civilization

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Databases

Credo Reference Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks
  • All full-text

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Art History, Business, Economics, Education, History, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences
  • Scholarly Journals, Book Reviews, Theater Reviews, Pamphlets
  • All full-text, PDF
  • Archival coverage of journals back to first issue
  • Moving wall embargo – full-text may not be available for most current 1-5 years, depending on publication 

Literature Resource Center Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Literature
  • Literary Criticism, Scholarly Journals, Biographies, Magazines, Encyclopedias, Book Reviews
  • All full-text
  • Publications include Contemporary Authors Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography Online, and many more

Encyclopedias

Australia: the Complete Encyclopedia
Print Location: DU90 .A97 2001
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Cambridge Encyclopedia of India
Print Location: DS405 .E556 2006
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Concise Encyclopedia of Mexico
Print Location: F1204 .C66 2001
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Crusades: An Encyclopedia
Print Location: D155 .C78 2006
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Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture and Society in the United States
Print Location: http://catalog.somerset.lib.nj.us/record=b1754053~S9
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Encyclopedia of African History and Culture
Print Location: DT3 .P27 2001
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Encyclopedia of African Nations and Civilizations
Print Location: DT14 .E43 2002
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Encyclopedia of Asian History
Print Location: DS31 .E53 1987
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Encyclopedia of China
Print Location: DS705 .P47 1999
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Encyclopedia of Modern Middle East
Print Location: DS43 .E53 1996
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4 Volumes
Encyclopedia of Precolonial Africa
Print Location: DT2 .E53 1997
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Encyclopedia of Renaissance
Print Location: CB361 .E52 1999
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Encyclopedia of Russian History
Print Location: DK36 .P39 1993
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Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World
Print Location: DF16 .S23 2005
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Encyclopedia of the Holocaust
Print Location: D804.3.E53 1990b
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Encyclopedia of the Interwar Years
Print Location: D727 .G745 2000
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Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire
Print Location: DG270 .B86 2002
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Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia
Print Location: D1051.E873 2001
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Japan Encyclopedia
Print Location: DS821 .F73 2002
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New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology
Print Location: BL311 .N43 1968
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
Print Location: DT58 .O94 2001
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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World
Print Location: DS35.53 .O95 1995
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4 Volumes

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Art
Print Location: N31.D5
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Dictionary of the Middle Ages
Print Location: D114 .D5 1982
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Dictionary of Twentieth Century World History
Print Location: D419 .P32 1997
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Historical Dictionary of Iraq
Print Location: DS70.9 .G47 2004
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Handbooks & Guides

Blackwell Companion to the Enlightenment
Print Location: CB411.B57
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Cambridge Ancient History
Print Location: D57 .C252
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Cambridge History of Egypt
Print Location: DT94 .C36 1998
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Cambridge History of Japan
Print Location: DS835 .C36 1988
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Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Print Location: DS706.E37
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Cambridge Medieval History
Print Location: D117 .C32
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Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean
Print Location: DE59 .C55 1988
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Cold War
Print Location: D839.5 .C65 1992
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Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture
Print Location: DS33 .C63 2000
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Early Modern Europe
Print Location: D209 .C66 2001
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Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome
Print Location: DE59 .E3 2006
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Great Events from History: The 19th Century
Print Location: D358 .G74 2006
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Great Lives from History: The 19th Century
Print Location: CT119 .G69 2007
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Hammond Past Worlds
Print Location: G1046 .E15 P3 1988
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Handbook of Egyptian Mythology
Print Location: BL2441.3 .P56 2002
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Handbook of Norse Mythology
Print Location: BL860 .L56 2001
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Handbook to Life in Medieval & Early Modern Japan
Print Location: DS822.2.D33 2006
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History of World War I
Print Location: D521 .H48 2001
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Mythology of All Races
Print Location: BL25 .M8 1964
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New Cambridge Modern History
Print Location: D208 .N4
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New Oxford Companion to Music
Print Location: ML100 .N5 1983
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Oxford Companion to World War II
Print Location: D740.094 1995
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Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings
Print Location: DL65.O94 1997
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Religions of the World
Print Location: BL80.3.R45 2002
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Timelines of the Arts and Literature
Print Location: NX447.5 .B76
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Websites

Best of History Web Sites
Source: The Best of History Web Sites
The quickest path to a rich variety of content, including multimedia presentations, subject gateways, lesson plans and activities, primary resources, interactive quizzes and games, virtual tours, maps and atlases, statistical collections, and more.
History Channel
Source: A&E Networks
The Resources are: Discussions, Newsletters, Shop History, The History Channel Magazine, Travel, World Timeline, and Maps
Holocaust
Source: About.com
Sponsored by the Holocaust section of their 20th Century History site. Since About.com's Holocaust site was merged into the 20th Century History site, you can find all of the Holocaust content through the links provided.
IPL: History
Source: The Internet Public Library
A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment founded at the University of MichiganSchool of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
Source: Georgetown University
The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University. The Labyrinth's easy-to-use menus and links provide connections to databases, services, texts, and images on other servers around the world. Each user will be able to find an Ariadne's thread through the maze of information on the Web.
Voice of the Shuttle: History Page
Source: VoS
Woven by Alan Liu and a development team in the University of California, Santa Barbara, English Department. To suggest a link for inclusion, use the “Suggest a Link” button on the relevant page.

Atlases

Times Atlas of World History
Print Location: G1030 .T54 1993
Atlas Stand
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