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EARS 7: Untold Stories in Geosciences

General Article Databases

Subject-Specific Databases

Use these indexes to find articles on historical aspects of the sciences.

  • America, History and Life 
    A comprehensive bibliography of articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present
  • GeoRef
    GeoRef is the major index to the geological literature from 1785 to present. Includes records describing articles, books and book chapters, and more on all aspects of the geosciences, including historical, social, and cultural aspects.
  • History of Science, Technology and Medicine (1975-present)   
    Covers about 600 scholarly journals covering the history, philosophy and sociology of science. 

Primary source material (magazines, journal and newspaper articles)

American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900
This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals and many other historically-significant periodicals.

ProQuest Historical Newspaper Archives
NOTE: Click "Clear all databases", then scroll down to the "Historical Databases" section to select which newspaper archives to search.
Provides access, individually or combined, to full text digital reproductions of the following newspapers (you can also include the "American Periodicals Series Online", see 1st entry above for summary):

Google Scholar

Google Scholar
Tip: Link to Dartmouth-specific tools by setting Google Scholar Preferences as follows:
  • Library Links - select "Dartmouth College"
  • Bibliography Manager  - select the program you use for managing citations. If you use Zotero, choose "RefMan" for the citation output.