Biographical portraits of more than 17,400 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, "whose significant actions occurred during his or her residence within what is now the United States or whose life or career directly influenced the course of American history".... Read more about American National Biography
This resource is based on the microform collection of books, pamphlets and broadsides issued in America from 1639 to 1800, recorded in Charles Evans' American Bibliography and Roger P. Bristol's Supplement to Charles Evans' American Bibliography, which includes material on virtually every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America.... Read more about Early American Imprints, Series I: 1639-1800
This database allows searching of the full text of a wide range of Chinese historical, literary, philosophical, and religious texts. The results page provides the sentence in which the search term appears, along with a citation. Surrounding paragraphs may be viewed by scrolling through, but the database is not designed for convenient reading of full text.
Access to the full text of more than 7000 English language newspapers, newsletters, magazines, trade journals, wire services, and broadcast transcripts as well as federal and state case law, statutes, secondary sources such as law reviews, and state legal materials.... Read more about Nexis Uni
This dictionary provides rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe. It includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period.