Subject Guide: Humanities

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Provided by South Dakota State Library
      [Gale Cengage Learning]
      A collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects.with indexing and full-text. Provided by South Dakota State Library.

    • MLA
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      A classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics; indexing and full-text.

    • ProQuest Literature and Language
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      Six databases specializing in literature and language; indexing and full-text.

    • Web of Science
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Thomson Reuters]
      Provides access to citation databases. Multidisciplinary content covers journals including open access journals and conference proceedings; indexing. Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents.


  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for journals; indexing and limited full-text. If not on campus or using VPN go to Academic Search Premier provided by the South Dakota  State Library.

       

    • Archives Unbound: Overland Journeys, Travels in the West 1800-1880
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      A critical bibliography of trails, exploration, adventure, and travel in the American West

    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost] 
      Multi-disciplinary database covering every area of academic, study and general interest subject areas; indexing and full-text. If not on Campus or using VPN go to EBSCO MegaFILE provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • EBSCOhost
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Collection of databases for researchers of all ages covering a variety of subjects; indexing and full-text.   If not on Campus or using VPN go to  EBSCOhost Web provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Google scholar
      [Google]
      Simple access point to search for scholarly literature in many disciplines; indexing and full-text.

    • Indigenous Peoples
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      The political, social, and cultural history of North American native peoples from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

    • IngentaConnect
      [Publishing Technology]
      This free database provides indexing for a variety of scholarly publications; articles may then be purchased by the user; indexing.

    • JSTOR
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Jstor]
      An online research database covering a wide variety of topics. Devereaux Library subscribes to only two journals but there is a wealth of open access titles available; indexing and limited full text.

    • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      Full-text searchable, facsimile-image (not just the text, but an actual picture) of rural and urban, large cities and small towns, coast to coast newspapers.

    • ProQuest
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      A collection of databases covering the arts, business, geology, health, history, literature, science and technology and social sciences. Includes dissertations and thesis; indexing and full-text. 

    • Sources in U.S. History:Civil War
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      A variety of primary source documents. Covers battles, military tactics and technology, individuals, societal impact, law, government, and foreign policy.

    • Sources in U.S. History:American Revolution
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      Covers the period 1763-83. Battles, individuals, organizations, perspectives, and places. 

    • Sources in U.S. History: Slavery
      Provided by South Dakota State Library

      Key aspects of the history of slavery in the United States. Personal narratives, speeches, sermons, plays, songs, fictional works, and more. 


  • e-Books
    • Ebook Central
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      Provides electronic books in all academic subject areas; downloadable full-text.

    • eBook Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and  more; full-text books. If not on Campus or using VPN go to eBook collection provided by the South Dakota State Library to access this database. 

    • Google books
      [Google]
      Searches full-text of millions of books; provides some previews and full-text; indexing and full-text.


  • Other
    • Britannica Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library

    • Journal List - OCLC
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      Listing of all journals, electronic, print, and microform as well as ebooks available through the Devereaux Library; indexes journal articles and ebooks.; journal listing with indexes, provides links to full-text.

    • Library Catalog
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      The catalog of the Devereaux Library, a register of bibliographic items found in the library. Includes, books, journals, DVDs, CDs, documents, and links to electronic materials; database of materials held by the Devereaux Library.

    • ProQuest Dissertation & Theses

      Provided by the South Dakota Board of Regents. 
      [ProQuest]
      Database of theses and dissertations in a wide range of subject areas; indexing and limited full-text.  

    • State Agency Databases
      [Government Documents Roundtable]
      Annotated list of databases produced by the 50 states; indexing. Provided by GODORT.

    • U.S. Government Printing Office MetaLib
      [U.S. Government Printing Office]
      Retrieves articles, reports and citations from federal government publications; indexing and full-text. Provided by US GPO.

    • WorldCat Discovery
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      A worldwide catalog of millions of  items found libraries and links to journal articles; indexing, full text, and bibliographic links to resources.


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