Find Carnival Resources
Selected Reference Resources
Use those Online Reference Sources!! - the link is in Step 1 of the Getting Started section of this research guide. Here's an example search: "circus OR carnival" in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Then click on the link to "Narrow Results by Subjects to limit your findings."
Suggested Subject Searches using the Searchworks catalog
More Databases for searching for Circus and Carnival news and articles
Subject specific articles databases (focus on a specific discipline):
- AltPress Watch The alternative (mostly left-leaning) press
- Ethnic NewswatchEthnic newspapers selectable by ethnic group, e.e, African American; Asian American; Jewish
- Gender WatchGender related newspapers and journals for LGBT perspective, or women's studies perspectives
- Left Index fulltext articles from the Left
- Global Newsbank: foreign English language news
- Readers Guide Retrospective – search magazine and journal articles from 1890-1982 (primary source materials)
- Historical Newspapers (Washington Post, NY Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and more): all in a single database from Proquest)
- American Periodical Series Online – search magazine articles from 1740-1900 (primary source material)
- America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922 including Early American Newspapers Series 1-5 (click on the Newspaper Titles tab, or just search all
- Times of London: Fulltext scanned London Times from 1785-1985
- Black Thought and Culture contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Including interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.
- Early Encounters in North America
- North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories: providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950.
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