FOR ADDITIONAL CSULB OPTIONS
FINDING HISTORY BOOKS (print and online)
KEY DATABASES TO USE (ONLINE AND PRINT)
America History and Life U.S & Canadian History. Scholarly research last 60 years.
American Periodical Series Online 1700-1940 Full text online scholarly and popular articles.
America's Historical Newspapers Online 1680-1870 (Full text newspapers from the late 1600s to mid 1800s.
California Digital Newspaper Collection. Full text online searchable California newspapers up to the 1920s
California Newspaper Archive Covers some Long Beach and Southern California newspapers up to the 1970s
Dissertations and Theses (Full text access to book length PhD writings. Good for original research.)
JSTOR (Full text online archive to hundreds of scholarly journals dating back to the 1800s.
VOAHA: Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive. Local oral history interviews. Listen carefully. Summaries available but no transcripts.
CSULB SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
NON-CSULB WEBSITES FOR RANCHO RESEARCH
Search only within certain Internet domains:
site:edu (for U.S. academic sites)
site:gov (for government sites, city, county, state, federal)
site:org (for nonprofit organizations, museums, institutes)
site:int (for international organizations such as UN
See thie pre-formatted Google Scholar Search to find a range of interdisciplinary scholarly journals. You may be able to open many of these articles if searching on our campus (since it knows our IP address and what we subscribe to.)
Use Google Books to identify a wide array of books that might exist on your topic. You can then check our OneSearch service to see if we own it, or if it can be borrowed quickly.