History Online Resources
Search everything the Library has (books, databases, DVDs, journals, plays, and more) with one simple search.
Academic Search Ultimate
Full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering most academic areas. Massive collection of peer reviewed journals and an extensive image collection.
Academic Total Research
Provides full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering numerous academic areas. Use the Gale Power Search box to search across all academic resources or select a specific subject resource.
Academic Video Online
Provides online streaming video of multidisciplinary topics including documentaries, interviews, performances, news reels, and more.
American Antiquarian Society Historical Collection
Contains almost 7,000 periodical titles documenting America from the Colonial Era into the early 20th century. The collection is grouped in 5 series which can be searched together or separately.
Comprehensive analysis of issues in the news media, including topics related to health, international affairs, the environment, education, U.S. economy, and technology. CQ Researcher offers an overview, future outlook, chronology, and bibliography for each issue as well as a pro/con section that represents opposing points of view.
Provides full text access to electronic books covering a variety of subjects. This resource also allows the user to print and take notes electronically.
eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Provides full text access to electronic books covering a variety of subjects. This resource also allows the user to automatically cite, print, and take notes electronically.
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
Provides articles on aspects of the Middle Ages from the fifth to the fifteenth century covering Art, Culture, Science, Politics, Philosophy, Theology, and more.
European Views of the Americas
Provides resources for those interested in European printed works relating to the Americas from 1493-1750.
Films On Demand
Provides access to a variety of online academic streaming videos. Please consult the FAQ section for connection and browser requirements.
Provides full-text access to U.S. Case Law, U.S. Supreme Court Library, Legal Classics Library, U.S. Congressional Documents collection, Women and the Law collection, Criminal Justice in America collection, and much more.
History: Academic Video Online
Provides access to online videos for the study of history. Videos include newsreels, archival footage, and important documentaries.
Is the most comprehensive resource for humanities research available today. This database provides full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
Full text articles from scholarly journals in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and selected science areas.
Provides access to over 26,000 online films from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, and many more.
The Legal Collection
Full text articles from scholarly law journals covering information centered on the discipline of Law and legal topics.
New York Times
Provides full text access to extensive news, multimedia and archives from the New York Times. Follow the link provided to register with your Point Park email address and claim your academic pass.
Provides full text and/or abstracts for 159 US newspapers, 18 international newspapers, 6 newswires, and 9 newspaper columns.
Provides full text access to articles from acclaimed Humanities and Social Sciences journals. Project MUSE also has a vast selection of journal titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Full Text: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
Provides access to a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the humanities and social sciences.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Provides full text access to the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1860-2001.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Provides full text access to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from 1786-2003.
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Full text and/or abstracts covering topics such as World Religions, Biblical Studies, Religious History, Epistemology, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy, and more.
Provides full text access to prestigious scholarly journals in Business, the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Technology, among others.
Time Magazine Archive
Provides full text access to Time Magazine, with coverage ranging from 1923-2000.
The portal to government information. Provides a search engine to access official information and services from U.S. government agencies.
The World Almanac
Provides access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format.
World News Digest
Presents authoritative news summaries and background articles on critical current events, as well as providing numerous features including: News Roundups, Landmark Events in History, People in the News, and much more.
To search for a particular newspaper, magazine or journal in the Library's collection, use the Journal List.
History Books generally have call numbers that range from C to F and are located on the Lower Level of the Library. DVDs are shelved alphabetically by title on the the Lower Level of the Library. Please use PointCat - Find Books & More for more detailed information.
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