American Studies core

Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature
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Covers social history, early commerce, trade, colonization, industry, political systems, revolutions, slavery, exploration, philosophy, and more.

Blackwell Reference Online

350+ titles in the humanities and social sciences, including the Blackwell companions and handbooks. Strengths are psychology, sociology, history, literature, philosophy, and religion.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural America [Gale]

Historical Statistics of the United States
Dates of Coverage: 
1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

American Factfinder

Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the 1990 and 2000 U.S. Decennial Censuses, the latest Economic Census, and reference maps.

Older American Studies Class Guides

Archived class guides may not be up-to-date. Please ask a Librarian for assistance if you encounter broken links.

MLA International Bibliography [EBSCO]
Dates of Coverage: 
1919 to present

Extensive index to literature, language, linguistics and folklore in journal articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and more. From the Modern Language Association of America.

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