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History, Economics, & Political Science Databases with Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles

To access Oakton Library databases, click on the database name.  From an off-campus computer, use your Oakton username and password to login. Questions? Please call 847.635.1644.

Academic Search Complete EBSCO

Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals - of which 6,000 are peer-reviewed journals - in all disciplines.
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Chicago Tribune Historical via ProQuest

Includes full-text and full-images of the Chicago Tribune articles back to the first issue, from 1849 through 1986. To search, select "ProQuest Historical Newspapers Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1987)."

CQ Researcher

Each issue examines a single "hot" topic with comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Includes charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.
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Military & Government Collection via EBSCO

Includes full text for nearly 300 journals, periodicals, and current newspapers pertaining to all branches of the U.S. military and government.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center via Gale

Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills. It contains more than 400 reference book titles, more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles, and a variety of periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts, and graphs.
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SocINDEX FullText EBSCO

Provides more than 777 full-text titles including in "core" sociology peer-reviewed journals.
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TRAC: Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium

Includes core analyses of 3,800 groups known to aid and abet political violence or terrorist organizations, reports on seminal terrorism issues such as Gender and Terrorism, profiles of vulnerable regions and cities vulnerable to  terrorist incidents, and links to think tanks; government agencies; universities, community colleges and police academies offering courses in terrorism, criminal justice, and homeland security; government and private research centers.

Harper's Weekly

Online version of Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, covering political, military, social, and cultural stories. May be browsed by date or literary genre; the full text is searchable by keywords.

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