History

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A to Z World Food

Recipes and overviews of food from around the world.


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A to Z World Maps

Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.


Access Newspaper Archive

Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. Includes the Daily Herald, 1901-present. [Note: Newspapers.com and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]


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Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.


Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

Historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.


Britannica Library--for Children

Kids' edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographiesanimal profiles and much more.


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Britannica Library--for Young Adults

Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies, and more, as well as "how-to" guides for research projects, presentations, etc.


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Britannica Library--Reference Center

The world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies and much more.


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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Collection of millions of scanned historic images, documents and media from libraries, museums and universities across the country.


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Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.


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Fold3

Historical documents and personal histories from the National Archives and other institutions. Includes the Fold3 Holocaust Archives.


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Gale eBooks

Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on biographybusinessenvironmenthistorylawliteraturemedicinemulticultural studiesnations/worldreligionsciencesocial science, and more. See also Access My Library app.


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Gale in Context: Global Issues

Covers news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more.


Gale in Context: High School

Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.


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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Pro/con articles on major issues:  gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.


Green File

Covers global climate change, green building pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


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Milestone Documents in American History

Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States.


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National Geographic

Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010-present).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.


National Geographic Kids

Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.


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Newspapers.com

Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. [Note: Newspapers.com and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]


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Proquest Digitized Newspapers: Chicago Tribune

Full-page scans of recent Chicago Tribune issues (2008-3 months ago).


Proquest Digitized Newspapers: New York Times

Full-page scans of recent NY Times issues (2008-3 months ago).


Proquest Digitized Newspapers: Wall Street Journal

Full-page scans of recent Wall Street Journal issues (2008-3 months ago).


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Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1980

Historical index for magazine and journal articles.


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U.S. National Archives

Preserves US historical documents and manages federal records. Of use to genealogists, historians and legal researchers.


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