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History Resources


America: History and LifeHistorical literature for the United States and Canada, from 1964 on.

Ancestry LibraryBillions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

Biography: Gale In ContextBiographical information on the world's most influential people. Includes videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.

Global NewsstreamInternational newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites. State of Maine funded.

JSTORBack issues of core scholarly journals as well as books and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences.

KanopyFilms, documentaries, and training videos from PBS, Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, HBO, BBC and more.

Nexis UniNews, business, and legal sources from LexisNexis® including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Nexis Uni tutorials. 

North American Women's Letters and DiariesArchive of Canadian and American women's published and unpublished diaries and correspondence from Colonial times through 1950.

Project MuseHumanities and social sciences books and articles from university presses and scholarly societies.

Historical Newspapers: ProQuestArchive of The New York Times: 1851-2007,  The Washington Post: 1877-1994, Guardian and Observer: 1791-2003, Hartford Courant: 1764-1985, and New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993.

U.S. History: Gale In ContextPrimary and secondary U.S. history sources from publishers Macmillan, Scribner and others. State of Maine funded.

Historical Statistics of the United StatesPopulation, work and welfare, economics, governance, and international relations statistics from colonial times to present.

Historic Journals and Osteopathic BooksOsteopathic journals and books curated by the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University,

Books & Videos

Textbooks & Reserves


RefWorksCollect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

Interlibrary LoanRequest for free nearly anything to which the UNE Libraries do not provide access.

DUNE:DigitalUNEHistory Department faculty and student publications in DUNE:DigitalUNE

Using Primary SourcesGuide to finding and using primary sources in your research

Researching the History of Women's Higher EducationComprehensive guide to research on the history of women's higher education.