Decade Resources: Databases


Readers’ Guide
Indexes a key list of abstracts of popular magazines for any college, public library, or school collection. Covers business, consumer affairs, current events, education, fine arts, health, news, and more.

New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete text of articles is available all the way back to the first issue in September 1851. That means researchers can find not only news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements but also historical photos, drawings, maps, charts, and advertisements.

Times Digital Archive
Search the complete digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785-2007, using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. Includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.

Academic Search Elite
This multi-disciplinary database offers full text for more than 2,050 scholarly journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles.

Sociological Abstracts
CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.