The databases listed below are the ones that are most useful to identify articles in History journals. You might get some books and dissertations as well. They also contain many reviews of books and films. Each works differently, too, so, even though there may be some overlap, you could find something different in each.
Only the first one is purely history. The others are more interdisciplinary but will still be useful depending on your specific topic.
NOTE: As you may or may not have learned in the past, these databases do not work like Google. You might want to watch the short video and heed the tips in the box below this list!
Pick a Database by answering these questions:
Construct/Compose a logical beginning search by:
For example the search pictured below is looking for material on how Muslims are portrayed in popular media:
Revise your first search by:
Using the example above, I would change my search like this:
Efficiently sort through your results by: