Access to journals from the Arts & Sciences I Collection, and the Language & Literature Collection. These collections span a variety of subjects in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Physical Sciences. UPDATE: Upgraded to include access to all unlicensed collections through December 31. See expanded resources.
Journal articles and reference eBooks in the humanities. The database includes citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings, and illustrations.
Digitized maps of historical geographic locations and structures in Illinois. Maps of most towns and cities in Illinois and contain information such as the outline of each building, street names, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.
Tip: Look for Book Reviews
An excellent way to figure out the point of an author's work is to read book reviews. This will also provide insight of how the reviewers (usually other historians) respond to the author's thesis or argument.