History & Social Sciences

  • African-American History – Read about key figures and events, examine famous speeches and other primary sources, and get context from the in-depth timelines
  • Biography in Context – Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, this continuously updated database ensures that students have access to the very latest information
  • Fold3 Library Edition – Provides convenient access to official US military records along with first-person content, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served
  • Great Courses (via Kanopy) – Access a variety of courses/lectures covering all aspects of history
  • Issues & Controversies – Helps researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture
  • JSTOR – Aimed at scholars, researchers and students, this digital library of academic journal articles, books and primary sources covers a wide variety of academic disciplines including history, literature, religion, the arts, education, law and political science
  • LearningExpress Library – Access online skill prep for history and social studies
  • Mailbox – Build important grade-level skills, with more than 52,000 teaching ideas and engaging activities and worksheets for grades pre-kindergarten to 6; topics covered include math, arts and crafts, language arts and social studies
  • MasterFILE Complete – Offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers
  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context – Explore today’s most hotly debated topics as well as enduring controversies
  • OverDrive Magazines – Titles include Archaeology, Family Tree, World War II and Smithsonian
  • Universal Class – Access online courses (including CEUs) covering World War II, American History, World Religions and more

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