Doing Research in History

Learn about the core resources for history research, and how to find and use them at Williams.

History Databases

The library subscribes to several databases for history research. The Best Bets databases (the first two below) are the core databases for history. The remaining databases cover specific time periods or areas of the world. Full-text, multi-disciplinary electronic journals collections are also included in this list.

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