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U.S. History in Context

Database Information


"U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information. It combines documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s digital archives; articles from classic Macmillan Reference USA and Charles Scribner’s Sons references; as well as other Gale proprietary content such as country and era overview information, and full-text periodicals and journals." --
Gale Website

Database Features
Features periodical articles from respected publications such as Newsweek, American Heritage, and The Historian
Selected articles from more than 95 Gale reference titles

Video and audio from NBC, NPR, and other media sources

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: * = one or more characters (e.g. comput*), ? = exactly one character (e.g. wom?n)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

U.S. History in Context

Video Tutorials

Searching Gale's U.S. History in Context
Demonstrates how to search Gale's U.S. history database.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.