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Article Databases and Indexes

HAPI Online: The Database of Latin American Journal Articles Restricted Resource openURL
A source for information about Central & South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the US. Contains citations to articles, book reviews, and literature in more than 500 journals published worldwide. Coverage: 1970-present. 
America: History & Life Restricted Resource openURL
A searchable bibliography of articles and book reviews relating to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to present. With coverage from 1954, the database covers 1700+ journals published worldwide.
note: Limited to six users at one time.
BAS: Bibliography of Asian Studies Restricted Resource openURL
The Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 680,000 citations to journal articles and books on all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
Historical Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
A searchable bibliography of articles and book reviews relating to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). 
note: Limited to six users at one time.
PAIS Index Restricted Resource openURL
The PAIS Index contains references to journal articles, books, research reports, publications of international agencies, and more. PAIS International and Archive includes publications from over 120 countries. 

Journals and Magazines

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
JSTOR is a searchable archive containing the full text of over 850 scholarly journals, beginning with the very first issue of each title. Concordia has access to Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, VII, Life Sciences and a number of individual Current Collection titles. 
Project MUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Project MUSE is a searchable article database covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, and many others. Over 300 journals are available in full-text. 

Newspapers

Historical Minneapolis Tribune 1867-1922 Some full text available Resource contains images
Digital newspapers of the Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) is now available free through a new platform provided by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services. 
Minneapolis Star and Tribune Restricted Resource
This index includes full text of top news stories and the information contained on the various sections of the paper. Covers 1986 to the present.
Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub Some full text available
The Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub is a searchable website from the Minnesota Historical Society that makes hundreds of thousands of pages of Minnesota newspapers available online. The Hub contains geographically and culturally diverse newspapers published between 1856 and today. In this webinar you will learn about the scope of the project, the newspaper collections involved, and future initiatives for the Digital Newspaper Hub.
 
Newseum Some full text available Resource contains images
Highlights front page news from papers across the country.
Swedish American Newspapers Some full text available Resource contains images
Hundreds of Swedish-language newspapers were published in the United States from 1850 onward, catering to America's Swedish immigrant communities. Over 300,000 digitized newspaper pages from 28 different Swedish American newspaper titles published across the United States between 1859 and 2007 are now available online through this bilingual web resource. Search, view, and read the newspapers, and learn more about Swedish America through essays, photographs and recommendations for further reading.
Chronicling America Some full text available Resource contains images
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).  
Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses of the United States and Canada.
LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
News - regional, world, foreign language newspapers, TV & radio transcripts; 
Companies - data on companies and competitors (SEC filings, Hoover's), industry & market news; 
US Legal - case law, federal/state statutes/codes/regulations, patents, tax law; 
International Legal - Canadian Law and international legal materials; 
Countries
People
Subject areas - accounting, environmental studies, health & medical care and government & politics.  
Concordian Some full text available Resource contains images
The Concordian is Concordia College's student newspaper. This online edition contains content back to 1920. 
New York Times Historical Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
The New York Times Historical (1851-2013) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. 

Encyclopedias

Oxford Islamic Studies Online Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images
A comprehensive online research tool for the study of Islam. 

Primary Documents

Minnesota People Records Search Some full text available
Index for birth, death and veteran's graves. Index and digitized MN census records.
Minnesota Reflections Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Database of digitized original materials shared by cultural heritage organizations located across our state. These materials include images, text, audio, film, and more, with new items added on a regular basis. The resources found on this site support research for scholars, educators, students, and the public. 
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
This is an exhaustive collection US federal and state laws about slavery, and legislative speeches. Includes hundreds out of copyright books, pamphlets, and journals. Some content behind a pay wall.
note: Not all content is available
Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Letters and diaries from thousands of private writings and personal narratives, bringing together the voices of ordinary men and women from all walks of life with the personal accounts of well-known historical figures. In their own words, people from diverse ethnic and social groups bring vividly to life hundreds of years of history through their perspectives on life, love, faith, politics, business, and countless personal events. The database currently includes 99,789 documents in 2,236 books and 432 websites. 
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 - 2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
This database provides access to almost 2,200 documents, 800+ images, and 800 links to other Web sites relating to U.S. history and U.S. women's history. 

Statistics and Data

UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) Some full text available
Search cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories

Other Reference Sources

Daily Life Through History Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language students, Daily Life Online moves seamlessly from past to present, providing context for contemporary life and culture.
Explora Library Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Full text of popular magazine and scholarly journal articles covering all subject areas including multimedia, primary source documents, and reference books. Includes Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source - Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases.
Salem Press Reference Restricted Resource Some full text available
This online collection provides alternative access to the content from a growing number of the reference works available in print at the Concordia College library.
Umbra: African American History
Umbra is a free digital platform and widget that brings together content documenting African American history and culture in order to enable the creation of new works.
North Dakota Studies Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
The North Dakota Studies regional website offers resources on the people, places, events, and fascinating history of North Dakota and the region for teachers, students, and lifelong learners. This resource was created through a collaboration of the North Dakota Humanities Council (NDHC), the North Dakota Center for Distance Education, and the North Central Council for School Television in partnership with Prairie Public. In addition, you will find photographs, maps, and other primary documents, well-researched and authoritative articles, as well as audio and video clips on the history, culture, and life of the region. 

Images

ARTstor Restricted Resource Resource contains images
This resource is a digital library of more than one million images. It includes items in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. In addition, it provides a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. 

Library Catalogs

Archival Research Catalog (ARC) Some full text available Resource contains images
The Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is the online catalog of the National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.
Handbook of Latin American Studies openURL
The Handbook is a bibliography of books, articles, and other works on Latin America. It is edited by the Library of Congress and updated weekly. 
ArchiveGrid Restricted Resource
This resource provides access to nearly a million descriptions of detailed archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.
Digital Horizons Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Digital Horizons is an online treasure house of thousands of images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today. Here you'll find a fascinating snapshot of the lives, culture, and history of the people who shaped life on the prairies. 
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Restricted Resource openURL
Index to materials from and about the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. 

Print Indexes

Book Review Digest
Print Location: Periodical Indexes
Dates indexed: 1905 - 2010. 
Book Review Index
Print Location: Periodical Indexes
Dates indexed: 1965 - 2010. 
Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities
Print Location: Periodical Indexes
Dates indexed: 1960 - 1990. 
Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
Print Location: Periodical Indexes
Dates indexed: 1900 - 2010. 

Research Tools

Chicago Manual of Style Restricted Resource
The 16th and 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.
RefWorks Legacy Restricted Resource openURL
An online tool for creating bibliographies and managing citations. 
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