Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019     Views: 677

The library has and subscribes to many good history resources. What resources you'll need depends on your topic, scope, assignment requirements, and more. Contact the Reference Desk at or 844-684-0456 (toll free) to get help finding appropriate, scholarly resources for your research.

Additionally, search the Online Library Catalog to find print books and eBooks in our collection on history. Visit the History Research Guide for more resources and information about history.

Here are some good sources for history to get you started:


  • America: History & Life
    • The definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history.
  • JSTOR - The Scholarly Journal Archive
    • Database of archival issues of scholarly journals. SNHU Subscribes to Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV & VII. 
  • History Cooperative
    • Maintained jointly by the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, JSTOR, the University of Illinois Press, and the National Academy Press, History Cooperative provides access to 21 leading history journals.
  • Project Muse - Standard Collection
    • We have access to full-text, current, peer-reviewed journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Access to eBooks is not available at this time.

More History databases can be found on our A-Z Databases: History page. Primary Sources can be found in many of our databases. See the full list on our A-Z Databases: Includes Primary Sources page.


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