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Nov. 25, 2014:  

In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Jefferson Community College offices will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

History

Articles and E-books

  • World History Collection
    Providing over 300,000 articles from a wide variety of sources, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.
  • JSTOR
    Provides full-text, scholarly articles in several disciplines including history, anthropology, political science, and sociology. Includes the complete run of issues, providing articles over 100 years old. For many titles, the content of the most recent 3-5 years is not included.
  • Humanities E-Books
    Provides access to a collection high quality electronic books covering historical as well as multi-disciplinary topics.
  • Daily Life Online
    Provides full-text articles on the cultural history of many nations worldwide, covering all periods of human civilization.
  • Military and Government Collection 
    Provides many full-text articles from scholarly journals and general magazines pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Includes excellent coverage of military history.
  • Pop Culture Universe
    An authoritative source of information on American and world popular culture, past and present, with full text from hundreds of reference publications. Includes images, “Decades Pages”, Web links and more.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    Provides full-text articles on world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history and philosophy.

Primary Sources

  • Annals of American History Online
    Provides documents relating to United States history, including speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, interviews, and images.
  • New York Times Archive
    Provides complete contents of the New York Times, beginning with the newspaper's first issue in 1851! For the last 3 years, see LexisNexis or Custom Newspapers.
  • Northern New York Historical Newspapers (Northern New York Library Network) Provides articles from local historical newspapers, some dating back as far as the early 1800s.
  • HarpWeek  
    Electronic version of Harpers Weekly covering the Civil War period, 1857 - 1865.