History Databases

For off-campus access to our electronic resources, please click here, and log-in with your VFMAC credentials first.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Remember, you can always try our General Education Databases!

Courtesy of a generous donation from the Class of ’54, VFMAC now has access to AAS Historical Collection Overview!   Content is broken down into 5 separate series:

  1. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1
  2. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
  3. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 
  4. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
  5. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
JSTOR

JSTORis a great starting point for research projects requiring scholarly/peer-reviewed articles and/or primary sources. It provides access to over 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

Newsbank: America’s Historical Newspapers

allows researchers to search via timeline or topic to easily find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries, inventions, and more from hundreds of primary sources.

ProQuest: History Study Center

is an ideal resource for history and social studies projects. Content can be searched through study units, maps, and topic overviews.