Accessing eResources Remotely
Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.
To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.
For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain the login credentials for licensed eResources, see this IT FAQ entry.
Complete list of subscription databases • http://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex
Biography Resource Center
This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography Resource Center also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
European Views of the Americas is a new bibliographic index for those interested in European works that relate to the Americas. The database contains 32,000 entries about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
History Reference Center
The world's most comprehensive full text history database.The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Includes full text for 120 leading history periodicals; 59,600 historical documents; 49,600 biographies of historical figures; more than 110,200 historical photos and maps; and 80 hours of video.
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I
The Arts & Sciences I Collection includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.
World History Collection
A global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Contains cover-to-cover full text for nearly 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text back to 1964. Sources cover topics: anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more. Indexing and abstracts provided for all journals included.
A FEW RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
History Subject Guides
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
• History: American History to 1877 • http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject/bef1877
• History: American History from 1877 • http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject/aft1877
• History: Ancient & Medieval • http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject/anchis
• History: World • http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject/world
American Memory Project • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Historical Text Archive • http://historicaltextarchive.com
United States National Archives & Records Administration • http://www.archives.gov/index.html
Voice of the Shuttle: History • http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2713