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Background & Context Sources

Cambridge Histories Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
Historical overviews and contextual essays from leading scholars on topics across a broad range of time periods and geographies. Chapters can be downloaded as PDFs and are printable.
Oxford Reference: History
A searchable collection of online reference sources from Oxford University Press in the discipline of History.

Biographical Sources

American National Biography Restricted Resource
Biographical information on tens of thousands of prominent Americans.  Entries are signed by the authors and include bibliographic references.

Databases

America: History and Life Restricted Resource
Index to research on the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexes articles and book reviews from more than 1,700 journals published in more than 40 languages.
Dates of Coverage: 1964 to date
American History in Video Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Digital streaming videos including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs videos, with searchable video transcripts.
Bibliography of Native North Americans Restricted Resource
Index of books, essays, journal articles, and government documents from the U.S. and Canada, covering native North American history and culture.

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Restricted Resource
An international bibliography indexing journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps and other materials
Dates of coverage: 1975 to present
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