Reference Universe

1975-2018

Reference Universe is a database providing researchers with comprehensive scholarly, authoritative introductions using your library's own specialized reference collection.

Data: 35 million citations.

19th Century Masterfile

1106-1930

19th Century Masterfile is a database offering researchers primary source analysis in Humanities, Engineering, History of Science, Legal Studies, the Arts, and more.

Data: 27 million citations.

U.S. Documents Masterfile

1774-2018

U.S. Documents Masterfile is a resource for the study of United States documents, publications, and federally-funded research reports from 1774 to the present day.

Data: 15 million citations.


Sources as Windows to Narrative: Political Cartoons – Easy to Access, Easy to Deceive

Sources as Windows to Narrative: Political Cartoons – Easy to Access, Easy to Deceive

The primary source is the historian’s most prized asset. However, sources taken on their own are not necessarily interesting; it is how the researcher can see in them and through them, placing (read more)

“The Honeypot Approach”: The Origin and Development of the NYPL Public Domain Collection

“The Honeypot Approach”: The Origin and Development of the NYPL Public Domain Collection

Exploring the NYPL Public Domain Collection… Today we will look at the New York Public Library’s Public Domain Collection. The NYPL recently made approximately 190,000 digitized (read more)

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