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.
California Digital Newspaper Collection 1850s to date. Full text California newspapers up to the 1920s, some later.
California Newspaper Archive 1800s to date. Covers some Long Beach and Southern California newspapers up to the 1970s
Daily 49er CSULB newspaper back to1949. May have local stories.
Dissertations and Theses Full text access.
Internet Archive 1800s to date. Conduct a "text search" to find thousands of historic full text publications.
JSTOR (Full text online archive to hundreds of scholarly journals dating back to the 1800s.
NEWSBANK Includes Long Beach Press Telegram after 1990 and other Southern California publications.
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.