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Last Updated: May 21, 2014
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- LIFE Photo Archive
Find photos hosted by LIFE magazine and ranging from the 18th century till today.
- American Memory
Access photos from American history through this Library of Congress website.
- C-SPAN Video Library
Search the C-SPAN video archive containing all of their programs since 1987.
- U.S. History Photos
This digital collection shows American History through photographs. It is from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Women of Science
Call Number: REF 920 Wom
Publication Date: 1990-03-22
- Daily Life in History (ABC Clio)
Explores ordinary life through time and across the globe from the year 10,000 BC to present day.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gain access to e-books such as the Dictionary of American History, Encyclopedia of World Biography and the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas.
Search the content of thousands of books covering Ancient Rome, American history, World War I and II, women's history, Vietnam War and many other topics.
- Opposing Viewpoints
Provides background information on the issues effecting our world now.
Search for historical information by accessing the newspaper, magazine, journal and books contained within this resource.
- Global Issues in Context
Search by region using the interactive map to find information on a specific country or area of the world.
- British Library
Virtually explore the British Library's collection of manuscripts, atlases and ancient books.
- Ancient Egypt
Discover the extraordinary and enduring civilization of the Ancient Egyptians through this BBC website.
- The History Makers
A free online source for African American biographies, timelines, events and history.
- Medieval Writing
Decode medieval manuscripts and learn why reading such documents is still important today.
- Library of Congress
An outstanding and invaluable site for American history and general studies. Contains primary and secondary documents, maps, and photographs.
- World War II History
BBC Online covers various topics of the war such as campaigns and battles, politics, home front, and the holocaust. Multimedia zone offers interactive maps, photographs and audio and video clips.
- The Economist
Learn about news in the finance world.
- Directory of Open Access Journals
Free access to scholarly journals.
- Women in World History - Primary Sources
From the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University with sections by region of the world and features a search by time period, source type, and topic.
- Feminae: Medieval Women & Gender Index
Journal articles and essays on women during the Medieval period.