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Research Guides

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A guide to high quality American history focused resources for EWU students majoring in history. For other time periods, see the Class Guides on the left hand column of the Articles page.

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JSTOR Videos

Primary Sources

For databases containing primary sources, please go to the Primary Sources section of this guide.


For more info. on how to find thesis, see the Primary Sources tab in this guide.

Citation Management Software

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Access Electronic Resources from Off-Campus

All of our databases may be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet, with your NetID username and password. This username/password is the same one that you use to log into campus computers, the wireless network, NetStorage,etc.

  • For students, your username is the first letter of your first name, your last name, and the last 2 digits of your EagleCard number.
  • For faculty/staff, your username and password are the same ones you use to access EWU email.

If you have not created your password, go to See NetID Account for more information.

General History

World History

American History

Economic History

Environmental Studies

Ethnic Studies

*Note: For additional resources on American Indians, please see our American Indian Studies research guide.

Gender Studies

For more information/resources, see the following research guides:Women & Gender Studies.

Law/Legal History

Other Useful Databases