Library website gets a mobile-friendly update October 2. Details



Search all databases indicated by at the same time; find articles, abstracts, images and books.

  • Biography In Context

    More than 600,000 biographies integrating material from reference works, magazines and multimedia sources. Students of all ages will benefit from specially created portal pages with hand-picked high-interest resources.
  • Credo Reference

    An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos.
  • CultureGrams Kids Edition

    Experience the cultures of over 190 countries that includes maps, statistics, recipes, and in-depth information. Also includes information on all 50 U.S. states.
  • CultureGrams Online

    Experience the cultures of over 190 countries that includes maps, statistics, recipes, and in-depth information. Also includes information on all 50 U.S. states.
  • Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives

    Census records, state records, city directories and historical primary source documents from pre-U.S. Revolutionary War through the Vietnam War.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A collection of reference ebooks on the topics of business, biographies, science, history and social issues.
  • Literature Resource Center

    A wealth of information that offers literary criticism, biographies, work overviews, periodical articles, web sites and more.
  • - World Collection

    Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s 3,000+ news titles from the U.S. and around the world.
  • Research in Context (formerly Discovering Collection)

    A database for students that is comprised of biographies and essays that cover literature, history, biography, science and social studies.
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Historical

    Coverage: 1874 - 1922. This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Sites selected by the information experts at the Library...

  • American Memory
    Search the Library of Congress digital collection of Americah history, including maps, sheet music, photographs, moving images, and sound recordings.
  • Best of History Web Sites
    A gateway to hundreds of categorized history sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy, and usefulness.
  • eHistory
    Search for timelines, maps and images, book reviews, biographies, and multimedia histories from ancient times to the present.
  • Histography
    Histography is an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history. The interface allows for users to view between decades to millions of years.
  • The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
    Search digital documents in law, history, economics, diplomacy, and government from ancient times to the present.
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