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Research sources and tips for students of American Studies
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American Studies

Quick topic search

  • Reference Universe
    Search the indexes of Gould Library's print and online reference books.
  • Credo Reference
    General reference and resource discovery tool that provides access to hundreds of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical information, images, bibliographies, and links to journal articles, books, and online sources.

Journals to Browse

Find Aricles

  • Academic Search Premier
    Indexes all the major journals written by and for Americanists, most of which are available in full text.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    Access to thousands of newspapers, popular magazines, and trade publications, as well as scholarly journals important to American Studies. Much of this is available in full text.
  • Periodicals Archive Online
    Older issues are indexed here as far back as the 1800s. For example, the Journal of American Studies is indexed all the way back to 1956 (its first issue).
  • Project Muse
    This journal collection (which pairs well with JSTOR) contains recent issues of many of the most influential American Studies journals. (For older issues, see JSTOR.)
    This journal collection (which pairs well with Project Muse) contains the full issues of many of the most influential American Studies journals. Most journals are included from their first issue until 5 years ago. (For recent issues, see Project Muse.)

Americanists On the Web

  • American Studies Web
    (You may have to get and confirm a web "certificate" before using this site)
    Sponsored by the American Studies Association Crossroads Project, this incredibly rich site provides access to thousands of evaluated and selected web resources in American Studies. The sites are arranged topically, so you begin with a broad subject and then narrow it down to something very specific.

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