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Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive

Search the full-text of the publications from the Biblical Archaeology Society, namely periodicals and books about ancient Israel and other lands and peoples mentioned in the Bible.


Biography Resource Center

Biographies of over one million people

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Dissertation and Theses

Dissertations and theses from institutions in the North America and Europe.


Encyclopaedia Britannica

A scholarly encyclopedia.

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GaleNet, product list

Biography Resource Center, Literature Resource Center, Health & Wellness Resource Center, and Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.

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Multidiscipline archive of scholarly journals.

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Literary Reference Center

Full text literary database. Contains information on thousands of authors and their works.

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Literature Resource Center

Critical analyses , biographies, and bibliographies of more than 120,000 authors.

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Reader Guide Retrospective

Index Coverage dates: 1890 1982. Subjects: Aeronautics, African-Americans, Aging, Archeology, Astronomy, Automobiles, Biographies, Business, Children, Education, Environment, Fashion, Film, Fine Arts, Food, Foreign Affairs, Gardening, Health, History, Hobbies, Home, Journalism, Leisure Activities, Literature, Medicine, Music, News, Nutrition, Photography, Politics, Popular Culture, Radio, Religion, Science, Sports, Technology, Television, Travel.


Salem Press-Current Interest

Free Salem Reference articles of current interest. Currently includes articles on Nuclear Power, and Osama bin Laden and the War on Terror

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Salem Press History

History Encyclopedias - Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets.
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Decades: 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s

Great Events From History: Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, 1901-1940, 1941-1970, 1971-2000

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History 101

Readings for History 101 class.


History 102

Readings for History 102 class.

Online Journals by Title

History & Archaeology

Online journal titles with subject headings in History & Archaeology.


Journal Titles A-Z

Complete list of online journal title subscriptions from all database vendors PUC currently contracts with.