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  | .
  • 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
  • ProQuest Historical Washington Post – Full-text and full-image articles dating back to 1877
  • Universal Class – Access online courses (including CEUs) covering World War II, American History, World Religions and more | .

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