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History: Find History Articles

Resources to guide you through the research process in the area of History.


What is a research database?

A research database is a searchable collection of articles, books and other material.  The majority of the articles found in the databases below are scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles.  Save, print, or read articles freely available within each database.

History Research Databases

Databases provided by SAU Library

Databases provided by Michigan eLibrary


Online Databases and Resources


A-Z List of All SAU Library Databases

Interlibrary Loan

Found a great article but it's not available from SAU Library?  No problem!  Try Interlibrary Loan.  We will obtain a copy of the article from another library for you, free of charge, and send the article to your email.  Delivery time is 1-3 days (holidays may extend delivery times).

Featured History Periodicals

Michigan History Magazine

Online: 2009-current year

Print: 1987-1991; 2001-2015; Current year (library main floor)

Smithsonian magazine

Online: 1990-Current year

Print: 1970-Current year (library main floor)

Journal of American History

Online: 1964-one year ago

Print: 1964-2011 (library lower level)

Types of Periodicals