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HIST 395: The Establishment (Allen): Finding Books & Articles

Access to the Libraries

For up-to-date information on access to the libraries and collections, see Updates to Fall Library Services.   This web site provides information about  many resources and services, including:

  • Book request and pickup
  • Non-circulating materials and special collections access
  • Remote access
  • Reservable study spaces
  • Interlibrary loan

Finding Library Materials

Use NUsearch, to find books, journals, microfilms, and other library materials, including primary sources.   Click here for some search tips.

The libraries provide access to many materials in electronic form, on several different platforms.  Click here for some tips on maximizing your use of e-books.

Need further help?  Contact a subject specialist, set up a one-on-one research consultation, contact the libraries via live chat, or email


E-Book Collections

Journal and Magazine Articles

The databases listed below will provide indexing to journal articles.  Readers' Guide provides very limited full text. JSTOR provides full-text. Academic OneFile, Academic Search Complete and America History & Life provide some full-text.  When using these latter databases,  click the  button to track down the full text of articles, if the full text is not already available in the database.  To find these and other databases or other electronic resources from NU Libraries, you can also go to Databases A-Z,.

Subject Specialist

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Geoff Morse
Geoff Morse
Research Services Manager
Northwestern University Library
Room 2624
2nd floor, east tower
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208-2300
phone: 847-467-1866

For more library assistance please see the Library web site.
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