History & Government Databases

Recommended Databases

Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Articles for academic and general audience. Full text articles, many from peer-reviewed publications.


Other Databases

America's Newspapers (NewsBank Inc.)

Search current and archived state, national, and international full-text articles on issues, events, business, government and more with over 1,500 newspapers and other news sources including the Dallas Morning News (8/12/84-Current),  Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (6/6/03-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).


American Indian Histories and Cultures (AdamMatthew)   TexShare Logo

Search a wide range of rare and original documents including treaties, speeches, diaries, artwork, historic maps and travel journals.


American West (AdamMatthew)   TexShare Logo

Digital primary sources from the American West.


Bibliography of Native North Americans (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the U.S. and Canada.


Environmental Issues & Policy Collection (Gale)

Journals covering viewpoints  from the scientific community, governmental policy makers and corporate interests.


GPO Monthly Catalog (OCLC)

Citations for government publications.


Handbook of Texas (Texas State Historical Association)   TexShare Logo

Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography and culture.


HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)   TexShare Logo

Collection of digitized research material to help trace family lineage and American culture. Full text place and person information.


Legal Collection (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Full text from scholarly law journals. Information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.


Military & Government Collection (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

Full text articles and abstracts pertaining to branches of the military and government from periodicals, academic journals and other content sites.


Military & Intelligence Database (Gale)

Over 500 titles and 7 million articles with links to related outside sources. 


Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)  TexShare Logo

Opposing Viewpoints features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


Pop Culture Collection (Gale)

Full text coverage from periodicals in social science, history, and art.


Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (ProQuest)   TexShare Logo

Find current and historic maps for various towns, counties, and regions of Texas.


Texas Reference Center (Ebsco)   TexShare Logo

More than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure.


War & Terrorism Collection (Gale)   

Articles covering the history of conflicts and their causes.