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History

Featured Premium Resources

These premium resources provide reliable and verified information compiled by trusted reference publishers. They are paid for by the library so they are free with your library card!

U.S. History in Context
World History in Context

Recommended Websites

  • Library of Congress site with access to primary source material (7 million items) dealing with American History and culture.

  • Indexes a database of full text, audio and visual versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, interviews and other recorded media events.
     

  • Historical documents in law, history and government from Yale University.

  • Chronicling America is a Library of Congress resource that provides searchable American historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963. You can also use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

  • A collection of materials and links dealing with the ancient world, maintained by Tufts Univeristy.

  • History Channel site with search engines on "This Day in Civil War History," "Wall Street History" and "What Happened on Your Birthday".

EBSCO Discovery Service

Search our Premium Resources for articles in magazines, journals, newspapers, and more.

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