Databases covering a broad scope of World and U.S. History.
Annals of American History Speeches, essays, biographies, landmark court decisions, and editorials - Primary Sources. Read the original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews.
Historical Newspapers Delivers the complete run of several newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and Los Angeles Times. It offers an unparalleled online resource for the study of historical events, social and consumer history, economics, literature, technology, and more. Every issue is reproduced in cover-to-cover full-page image from news stories and editorials to graphics and advertisements. Our title coverage spans from 1851 to 2001.
History Study Center Covers global history from ancient times to the present day. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images, video clips and web sites. Study Units offer editorially selected material on over 500 historical topics.
Social Explorer Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. An invaluable repository of information, the site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000.
Illinois Periodicals Online Provides public domain Internet access to Illinois-based magazines covering many topics of interest about the state. Magazines include Illinois Country Living, Illinois Heritage, Illinois History : A Magazine for Young People, Illinois History Teacher, Illinois Issues, Illinois Libraries, Illinois Municipal Review, Illinois Parks & Recreation, and Outdoor Illinois. more...
U.S. History in Context US History in Context provides: • Country and era overview information, • Documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s™ digital archives • Reference Articles from Macmillan, Scribner’s and Gale • Periodical articles from respected publications like "Newsweek", "American Heritage" and "The Historian" • Image galleries containing seals, maps and flags • Viewpoint essays • Video and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources
World History in Context Access to full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents, including: • Articles from acclaimed history titles from Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and other highly regarded encyclopedias and compendiums • Select articles from more than 125 new Gale reference titles not previously available • Periodical articles from the "Journal of World History", "History Review" and "The Historian" • More than 600 historical maps, atlases and other edtorially selected images • Primary documents from Primary Source Microfilm™ • Video and audio selections from archival newsreels to NPR (National Public Radio)