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DISCUS logo Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

CQ Researcher Plus Archive, 1923 - present

Over 3,600 in-depth, themed reports that analyze issues that have shaped the modern world, including reportage of current events placed within historical context. Search full-text of the reports, limit searches by date and topic and use Issue Tracker to trace important changes in issues over time.

DISCUS logo  Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a perfect starting point for students, researchers and lifelong learners who are creating research projects, writing topic papers or just doing research. It contains hundreds of subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies and dictionaries. In addition to this traditional content, Credo offers DRM-free access to over 200,000+ images and audio files and nearly 100 videos.

DISCUS logo  CultureGrams

Easy to use website with answers to all those questions about a country’s geography, history, peoples, customs, lifestyles and society. In-depth profiles of countries and territories worldwide. 200+ United Nations-member countries included. Create comparison tables for multiple countries. Browse the Photo Gallery or Recipe Collection for that added touch of local flavor. Find essential facts on the 50 U.S. States, including maps, mottoes and flags, and much more.

Dictionary of American History

This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well-studied and familiar to the obscure.

Encyclopedia of Espionage,
Intelligence, and Security

A comprehensive, subject specific guide to the history, uses, scientific principles, and technologies of espionage, intelligence, and security, with special emphasis placed on the current ethical, legal and social issues surrounding this very topical subject.

DISCUS logo  European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750

This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Facts On File World News Digest

A weekly-updated database with full-content of top news stories from 1940 to the present that provides information about important events, people, issues, facts, and figures. For even more current data, World News Digest includes an hourly-updated, live newsfeed from Reuters® with a two-week archive. Additional features include maps, photographs, historic documents, editorial cartoons and special overviews and timelines of key issues, newsmakers and events since 1940.

Fold3

The Fold3 collections (formerly Footnote.com) feature documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents. In addition to hosting millions of records, Footnote.com creates an environment where members can share their content and insights, ranging from major historical events to personal accounts and family histories. Available only at library locations.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

Addresses such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers' behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

DISCUS logo  History Reference Center

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

DISCUS logo  MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

DISCUS logo  Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students

Renaissance-era topics most studied in high school world history, art, literature, economics and science curriculum. Includes entries on a range of topics, including Florence, Galileo, heraldry, Medici family, opera, piracy, Shakespeare, Leonardo Da Vinci and many others. Includes a master chronology with topical timelines, a bibliography with age-appropriate further reading sources and a comprehensive index.

Salem History

This database, which covers a full spectrum of American and world historical events and figures, includes the following eBooks: Milestone Documents in American History, Milestone Documents of African American History, Encyclopedia of American Immigration, The Thirties, Forties, Fifties, Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and Nineties in America, Great Lives from History: (The Ancient World, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance, The 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries), Great Events from History: (The Ancient World, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance, The 17th, 18th, 19th & 20th Centuries and Modern Scandals) and the Historical Encyclopedia of American Business.

U.S. History in Context

With comprehensive coverage of more than 50 of the most-studied topics in U.S. history, this database provides access to nearly 5,000 primary historical documents, articles from more than 95 reference titles, and 613,000+ periodical articles from respected publications like Newsweek, American Heritage and The Historian covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.

World History in Context

World History in Context draws upon themes and trends from current history curriculums and world history textbooks to offer students and researchers comprehensive, award-winning reference content, academic and scholarly journals, as well as 1700+ of primary sources, images and maps. Includes coverage of the 20th century.