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This subject guide is a compilation of history specific resources at the University of Jamestown. While this guide is by no means exhaustive, it is a good starting place for identifying resources and starting research.
- Reference Sources leads you to suggested background resources.
- Finding Articles is a list of databases and some select history journals.
- Finding Books highlights how to search for books and eBooks and features selected history books at UJ.
- Primary Sources covers how to search for primary source material.
- U.S. History includes materials specific to the U.S.
- World History includes materials for world history study, including Ancient, Chinese, Indian, and European history.
Academic Search Premier
Multi-disciplinary database - designed to cover many of the academic disciplines offered at colleges and universities. Offers over 4,700 full text journals.
*Content Made Available Though ND State Library*
U.S. History Collection
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. Updated daily, thie library resource offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
World History Collection
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
HeinOnline contains more than 186 million pages and 287,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Covers disciplines such as law, history, international relations, criminal justice, and human rights. Includes North Dakota state government reports, laws, and history, as well as regularly-updated COVID-19 content.
History of North Dakota
Elwyn Robinson's sweeping History of North Dakota has become a classic in American state histories. One of the state's great professors and historians takes into account not only politics, but sociology, economics, ethnology, theology, nature studies and geography to describe North Dakota to the world and to itself.
This digital, open edition was made possible by the generous contributions of the Northern Plains Heritage Foundation, the North Dakota legislature, the North Dakota University System, and the family of Elwyn B. Robinson.