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History & Biography TITLES AT THE LIBRARY
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Biography In Context Included in Research Pro search
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 Included in Research Pro search
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
GVRL is a collection of printed reference resources that you can search online. The collection covers business, biographies, science, history and social issues.
Literature Resource Center Included in Research Pro search
A wealth of information that offers literary criticism, biographies, work overviews, periodical articles, web sites and more.
Newspapers.com - 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 Included in Research Pro search
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.

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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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