History

Title Description Use @ home?
Access Newspaper Archive
Articles from historical newspapers.
Yes
Arlington Heights History Yes
Chicago Tribune (via ProQuest)
Search the complete text of The Chicago Tribune from 1849 to today.
Yes
Chicago Tribune Historical Archives: Selected
1849-1984.  Less complete than the Proquest Chicago Tribune, but has easier obituary/death notice searching.
Yes
Encyclopedia Britannica--for Children
NEW: Kids' edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlas, state profiles, biographies, animal profiles and much more.
Yes
Encyclopedia Britannica--for Young Adults
NEW: Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlas, state profiles, biographies, and more, as well as "how-to" guides for research projects, presentations, etc.
Yes
Encyclopedia Britannica--Reference Center
NEW: The world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlas, state profiles, biographies and much more.
Yes
Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.
Yes
Milestone Documents in American History
Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States
Yes
National Geographic
Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880- ) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010- ).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.
Yes
National Geographic Kids
Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.
Yes
Student Resources in Context
Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.
Yes
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