• Use library databases to conduct academic research.  Find quality magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, along with videos, books, and more.  Databases may require a password.

    Passwords can be accessed here.

History Databases

  • US History in Context

    Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more on topics in US History.

    Pop Culture Universe

    Applies an academic lens to the seemingly everyday aspects of American life and interest to facilitate meaningful sociological and historical insights.

    Oxford Research Encyclopedias Articles from academic encyclopedias covering a wide range of subjects, including US History
    Oxford Very Short Introductions Academic historical overviews of topics in the arts & humanities, law, medicine & health, science & mathematics, and social sciences. 

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    Purdue OWL


  • Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries include subject-specific bibliographies and, where appropriate, photographs and textual cross-references to related essays.
    Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.
    Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).
    Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II through 1989. Includes discussion of the historic causes of the tension and information on the lives and actions of major figures, such as Harry Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.