Research Database: History

  • Biodiversity Heritage Library

    Twelve major natural history libraries, botanical libraries & research institutes including the MBLWHOI Library have collaborated to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections. Over 12 million pages are searchable using the uBio species name-finding tool.

  • Conference Papers Index

    1982+  Papers and poster sessions presented at major international scientific meetings.

  • Darwin Correspondence Project

    This site is the work of the Darwin Correspondence Project.  It contains basic descriptions of more than 15,000 letters known to have been written by or to Charles Darwin, and the complete texts of around half of those.

  • Darwin Online

    Darwin Online provides access to  Darwin's complete publications, many handwritten manuscripts and private papers and the largest Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalogue ever published.

  • Elsevier Science Direct

    Single search interface to > 2,500 journals, books & reference works in life, physical, medical, technical and social sciences.

  • Fisheries Heritage Digital Collection

    Digital collection from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Program including photos, correspondence, logbooks, statistics, sampling inventories & other historical research records from the US Fish Commission (Late 19th/early 20th century)

  • Google Scholar

    From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

  • Internet Archive (access the WayBack Machine)

    A digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

  • Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Dictionary and thesaurus with links to Encyclopaedia Britannica and full-text

  • NetLibrary

    Thousands of  ebooks available for check ou t

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