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Databases - History and Social Sciences

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search CompleteThousands of scholarly, full-text journals covering nearly all academic areas of study.

American Indian Histories and Cultures

Archival collection of historical documents about Native American history.

American Song

American SongStream over 120,000 songs from all eras and genres of American music.

American West

Explore tales of frontier life, pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws

Austin American-Statesman (1871-1975)

Historical newspaper articles in PDF format

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA)

Citations to articles covering Native North American culture, history, and life


ExploraSearch across 20 databases to get articles, books, videos, images, and more for student research

Facts on File: World News Digest

Seven decades of news and up-to-date articles

Family Studies Abstracts

Covers essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

eBooks about the arts, business plans, history, literature, religion, social sciences, and travel.

Government and Statistics Information Guide

The Government Information Guide provides information on the following topics: Disasters and Emergencies, Government, and Statistics.

Handbook of African-American Texas

Over 850 entries on African Americans in Texas, from 1528 to the present.

Handbook of Texas Online

Encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture


Academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Legal Information Guide

Provides research tools on the following topics: Copyright, Public Domain, Trademarks and Patents; Federal Legal Research; Legal Research Websites; Technical Building Codes for the City of Austin; Texas Legal Research.

Military & Government Collection

Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in ContextAuthoritative pro/con views from articles, essays, topic overviews, and primary sources.

Oxford Reference

Language dictionaries and subject reference eBooks

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

A comprehensive collection of full-text, peer-reviewed journals 

Race Relations Abstracts

Covers ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 

Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982

Index to general-interest periodicals published in the US from 1890 - 1982 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Very Short Introductions

Concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas

World Almanac Online

Provides students and researchers access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics