LibGuides
African-American HistoryThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for African-American History.
American HistoryThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for American History.
Women's HistoryThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for Women's History.
World CivilizationThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for World Civilization.
Subject Databases
Ancient and Medieval History(Infobase) Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of eight civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia. Users can research each civilization in depth or use the browse feature to conduct comparative studies of events and developments across civilizations. This expansive database includes more than 130 videos.
Bibliography of Native North Americans(Magnolia) Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Topics include archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.
Biography Reference Center(MELO) Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Films on Demand: FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection(MELO) Films Media Group (FMG) provides 13,150+ video clips, and 4,700+ full-length videos of archival and historical films from multiple sources including historic newsreels throughout modern history, recorded public events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs.
History Reference Center(Magnolia) Reference books, encyclopedias, history periodicals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photographs, maps, and videos.
Modern World History(Infobase) covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.
General Databases that Include History Topics
Academic Search Complete(MELO) A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features some PDF content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Academic Search Premier(Magnolia) Indexing for more than 8200 journals, and unmatched full text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more, for over 4500 of those titles.
Book Collection: Nonfiction(Magnolia) Fully searchable full text and abstracts for nearly 4000 popular nonfiction books on topics such as careers, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, technology, history, and civics.
Ebook CentralProQuest Ebook Central is a collection of more than 135,000 full-text ebooks covering a wide range of subjects, including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
eBooks(Infobase) Offers access to more than 3,100 current and backlist Infobase titles, spanning a wide range of core, curriculum- oriented subject areas—from history, science, and literature to geography, social issues, the arts, biographies, and more.
eBook Collection(MELO) A database that contains all of the full text eBooks purchased by the MELO consortium.
eBook Community College Collection(MELO) Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 52,000 eBook titles, with content spanning a range of topics, programs, and fields of study and varying from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia(Magnolia) Over 25,000 records, including images, biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library(Gale) Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
MasterFILE Premier(Magnolia) Full text for thousands of periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents, covering a broad range of disciplines, including general reference and science, business, education, health, multicultural issues and more.
Newspaper Source(Magnolia) Full text for 28 U.S. and international newspapers and more than 260 regional newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are provided from ABC, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and more.