America: History and Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database includes citations and links to journal articles, dissertations, primary documents, and book and media reviews. Some content is available full-text (PDF and HTML). Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages. Allows limiting to peer reviewed articles, those with references, and to historical periods (date ranges).
Closely coupled to Historical Abstracts from EBSCOhost , which covers scholarship on post-1450 world history.
CLIO Notes for America: History & Life will guide you through subjects in United States history by allowing you to browse through chronologies and brief summaries of significant events and themes in American history. On the main screen you will find a list of majors time periods and events. Each of these is further divided into subtopics that display informative essays and suggestions for further research. Linked subject terms are also provided that will allow you to search the entire America: History and Life database for articles, book and media reviews, and dissertations.
September 13, 2010