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Scholarly Organizations and Publications

For Research

  • The Columbia Libraries‘ Humanities and History Databases page provides links to many databases in history, some of which are not accessible except through the university. Some other resources include the history subject guides and the history e-journals.
  • The Library of Congress website provides access to the nation’s largest library catalogue as well as to a considerable collection of digital resources.
  • Dissertation Abstracts allows you to search a database of dissertations stretching back over several decades by topic, title, or author.
  • The AHA Guide to Dissertations in Progress provides information on most dissertations currently underway, by author, title, subject, or university.
  • The National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections allows you to search a very large collection of manuscript depositories in the United States for guides to collections, references to individuals, and other resources.
  • The History Channel Web Network offers a portal to a wide range of historical websites, some of interest to scholars.
  • Columbia Interactive is a gateway to selected e-learning resources developed at Columbia University. You can browse a growing collection of e-resources, including hundreds of class websites and learning tools, learn about semester-length e-courses, and enjoy shorter e-seminars, which are free to Columbia students, faculty, and staff.