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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Local and Public History. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Local and Public History databases.

  • America: History and Life:
    The definitive research tool for American and Canadian history. Full text included; ( + )
  • Kentucky Digital Library:
    Documents from Kentucky archives on KY history and culture. Full text included; Newspapers; Visual materials; KYVL subscription; Open access; Primary sources; ( + )
  • Kentucky Encyclopedia:
    Includes people, places, and events (1993 edition). Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • MasterFILE Premier:
    General reference materials (mostly for public libraries). Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Newsdex PLCH:
    Index to Cincinnati newspapers, including the Post and Enquirer. Citation only; Newspapers; Open access; ( + )

Books and media

FIND BOOKS IN STEELY:

  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

Atlas of Kentucky
Oversize G1330 .A77 1998
Encyclopedia of Appalachia
REF F106 .E53 2006
Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky
REF F451 .E55 2009 (also in Special Collections & Archives)
Private History in Public: Exhibition and the Settings of Everyday Life
D2.5 .S76 2010

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • AM   -   Museums
  • D16.14   -   Oral History
  • E156—889   -   United States
  • F210   -   Appalachian People
  • F446—460   -   Kentucky History
  • F457.C2   -   Campbell County, KY
  • F457.K28   -   Kenton County, KY History
  • F459.C8   -   Covington, KY History
  • F486—500   -   Ohio History
  • F499.C5   -   Cincinnati, OH History
  • F521—F535   -   Indiana History

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