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War, political failure, disaster... A knowledge of history helps us avoid the mistakes of the past. That knowledge also sheds light on the good things, too. Use these databases to discover the bad -- and the good -- in the people, places and things of the past.
Excellent history resources available. Find articles from encyclopedias and other reference books, as well as images and maps.
These databases offer articles presenting the facts and perspectives on historical events.
ABC-Clio offers excellent and unique historical e-book titles.
- American Slavery - a Composite Autobiography
- Daily Life Through History (includes Elizabethan England, Ancient Greeks, Mayans, and more)
Speeches & Documents
Speeches & Historic Documents
Primary source documents are a "must" for historical research. Use these databases to find the full text and/or images of the important sources.
History Reference Center
EBSCO's History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Need a timeline of events? Use these databases to find one.