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U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction

Library and internet resources for research on the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction.

Find Journal Articles

SLUth Search Plus searches about 50 library databases, including America: History & Life, JSTOR, Project Muse, and the SLU Libraries Catalog.

Why search an individual library database if it's available in SLUth Search Plus? Advanced search functionality! This is especially important for America: History & Life. See "Search by Historical Period" tab above.

America: History & Life gives you the option to search for journal articles ABOUT a specific historical period. This option is available on the main search screen.

  • Example Keyword Search: "industrial revolution"
  • Historical Period: 1840-1860

Note: Your search may return articles that are about a BROADER time period than you've specified, but the articles will definitely include the historical period you're interested in.