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United States History: Databases

This guide is an introduction for history researchers. It contains useful links to books, databases and websites.

E-Resources from Off-Campus

From off-campus, Lehman users will be prompted to log into databases, e-journals, e-books, and other subscription resources via their Library Barcode.

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To login, enter your barcode without spaces or dashes. The barcode is located on the front of your ID Card:

Lehman College student ID

Your barcode must be activated in the CUNY library system.
Your account must not have any outstanding fines.
To activate your barcode, visit your Library’s Circulation Desk.

To report a problem, please contact Lehman’s Electronic Resources-Systems Librarian,, 718-960-6760.

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American History Databases

Selected Journals on United States History


   Some journals are available full-text online. Others may be held as

either paper copies or on microfilm. Consult the Library's Periodicals division.