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History: Journals & Databases

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JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journals, articles, books and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Academic Search Complete

Full-text access to over 8,500 journals (7,300 peer-reviewed) across a broad range of subjects.

Humanities Source Ultimate

Humanities Source Ultimate contains full-text articles from subjects including Classical studies, Critical theory, Human culture, Linguistics, Literary and social criticism, Literature, Performing arts, Religion and theology and Visual arts. It contains over 1100 full-text journals, of which 850 are peer-reviewed. Additionally, it has a collection of over 700 open access journals.

Irish Newspaper Archives

This archive provides access to national and local newspapers, some of which go back as far as the eighteenth century. The archive is searchable by keyword and date.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

Provides access to three centuries of key primary source material: Bills and Acts 1801-1900; Command Papers 1833-1900; House of Commons Papers 1801-1900; Hansard 1803-2005. Click here for a guide on how to search the database.


Extensive genealogical data from the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere - billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

This is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary yet published for Ireland.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) is a public history project for the study of modern Irish history through diplomacy. 


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Journals we found

Irish Historical Studies

It publishes articles embodying original research on Irish history; articles on the scope and teaching of Irish history; select documents, with editorial comment; select and critical bibliographies and guides to sources.

Irish Economic and Social History

A peer-reviewed journal, it contains articles and shorter notes on all aspects of Irish economic and social history from the Middle Ages to the present day.

The Historical Journal

A peer-reviewed journal, it covers all aspects of European and world history since the 15th century.

Early Medieval Europe

Early Medieval Europe provides an indispensable source of information and debate on the history of Europe from the later Roman Empire to the eleventh century.

The Sixteenth Century Journal

Dedicated to providing readers with thought-provoking research and inquiry into the sixteenth century broadly defined (approximately 1450-1648).

Oral History Review

A peer-reviewed journal, it explores the authentication of human experience and research findings in oral history, including a wide range of social backgrounds, cultures and nationalities.

The American Historical Review

Features scholarly reviews and articles in all fields of history.

The Journal of American History

Covers all aspects of American history.

Studia Hibernica

Founded in 1961, Studia Hibernica is devoted to the study of the Irish language and its literature, Irish history and archaeology, Irish folklore and place names, and related subjects.

Archives and Records

Contains articles about the theory and practice of archives work.

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