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HIS 202: History of the British People to the Restoration: Finding Articles and Biographies
A guide to facilitate research for students in Dr. Whitlock's History 202 class. Fall 2019
Searchable, full-text journal back-file collection. Covers scholarly journals in many academic disciplines. Features digitized copies of original issues as they were designed, illustrated and printed. Some of the journal issues date back to the 1800s. However, as an archive, JSTOR does not contain the latest published materials. The latest article in a JSTOR title might be 3-5 years old.
Covers events from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada). The database provides annotated bibliographic entries from 2,000 journals published worldwide. Please note: Subscription limited to six simultaneous users.
Indexes the journal literature covering the European middle ages (c. 300-1500).
Please note: Limited to three simultaneous users.
Beginning Your Research with InfoKat Discovery
InfoKat Discoveryallows you to quickly search multiple library resources simultaneously.
InfoKat Discovery searches the majority of UK resources, including books, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, archives and special collections, images, maps, videos, music and open access content.
InfoKat Discovery does NOT include all of the journal articles available through our databases.
If you are doing very specialized searching or wish to limit your search to a particular database, you can select the database of your choice using the UK Libraries' Databases search.
Biographies from Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated and many periodicals covered in Biography Index, including full-text articles, page images, and abstracts (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). Covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images.
Provides biographical information on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters. Sketches typically include personal information, addresses, career history, writings, work in progress, biographical and critical sources, authors' comments, and essays about their lives and work.
Searchable biographical data, with access by, for example, name, age, gender, geography, occupation, college attended and degree(s). Entries include the following data elements: birth information, family, education, career history, creative works, awards, military history, achievements, current memberships, interests (hobbies) and contact information. Please note: Access limited to five simultaneous users
Check out this research guide for additional resources for biographical information.
You can also find biographical information in the obituaries for authors that have passed away. Look for these in the newspaper databases below. While searching, always include the author's name in quotation marks. For example, "Lauren Farmer."
-CRL is a resource available to UK students via Interlibrary Loan.
-Includes collections of newspapers, journals, books, microforms, dissertations, archives, government publications, etc.
-The loan period is unlimited, but materials may be subject to recall after a certain period should a scholar at another CRL institution request said materials.