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"World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements. It offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents." -- Gale Website

Features periodical articles from Journal of World History, History Review, and The Historian
Selected articles from more than 125 Gale reference titles

Video and audio from archival newsreels and NPR

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

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World History in Context

Searching Gale's World History in Context
Demonstrates how to search Gale's world history database.


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