America: History & Life is the premier index of journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the study of United States and Canadian History, time period coverage from prehistory to the present. Publication coverage is 1910 - present.
Historical Abstracts is the corollary index of journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the study of World History (Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America), time period coverage from 1450 to the present. Publication coverage is 1955 - present.
JSTOR is all full-text, and very good for retrospective research in history. But, it does not include all the current scholarship indexed in America: History & Life or Historical Abstracts.
Global Commodities focuses on: Chocolate, Coffee, Cotton, Fur, Oil, Opium, Porcelain, Silver & Gold, Spices, Sugar, Tea, Timber, Tobacco, Wheat, and Wine & Spirits. Each commodity is documented through manuscript materials, maps, posters, photos, and rare books, allowing students to explore the origins of the commodity, their first uses, the trade that developed, and the ways in which these items were marketed and consumed.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (1941-1974) are transcribed and translated foreign broadcasts and news. The original mission was to monitor, record, transcribe, and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. It now offers the opportunity for students to expand their research into primary sources that originated in languages they do not understand.
Times of India (1838-2004) Historical File of the most widely-circulated English-language daily newspaper in India.