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HY242 Recent U.S. History: 1943-1973: Find Articles

Domestic politics and political realignments from Truman to Nixon: McCarthyism and the beginnings of the Cold War; covert action and direct intervention in US foreign policy; Civil Rights, Black Power, feminism, and other topics...

Find Journals by Title

You can see if Tutt Library subscribes to a journal by searching Find Journals. If the title you're looking for is available online in one of our databases, you'll be able to search within it to find articles. 

Journals

... where professional historians talk

You can access these journals in JSTOR for past issues,
with the most recent 3-4 years shelved in Tutt Library.


They nearly always have historiographical review essays.

General Databases

U.S. History Databases (Secondary Sources)

Top History Journals

(ranked by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators, 2001-2011)

Ranking is determined by citation impact; in otherwords, those journals with the largest number of most-frequently cited papers.


        

Available at Tutt Library:

History Databases by Geographic Region


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Full Text

If a database doesn't give you the full text of article, just click on the Tutt Link logo.

Tutt Link will search to see if the article is available

1) in another Tutt database
2) in print (second floor)
3) through Interlibrary Loan 

Google for Keywords




Search Google to find keywords related to your topic.

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ILLiad

Request the fulltext of articles through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) using ILLiad. Nearly 50 percent of articles arrive in 24-48 hours and are delivered electronially to your email! 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar can be used to find primary sources. Click on the arrow to the right of the search box to open the Advanced Scholar Search window.

Leverage Footnotes and Bibliographies

Footnotes and bibliographies are a quick way to find related materials and track popular authors.

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