This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Gale In Context: Biography is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
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Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields, including law, law enforcement, security, forensic science, and homeland security.
Films on Demand is a database of over 23,000 films and 240,000 film segments from producers such as BBC, TED, A&E, PBS, History Channel, NBC News, and hundreds more! Search this database for films to use in your class presentations, research projects, or to embed in online Moodle courses.
Brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislations, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time, as well as how these legal protections can go further still. A curated list of scholarly articles, a varied collection of books on many civil rights topics, and a list of prominent civil rights organizations help take the research beyond HeinOnline.
This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Brings together essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States
Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs with content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
Gale OneFile: U.S. History is useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, this collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism helps users gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale. This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.
Gale OneFile: World History provides scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers offering balanced coverage of events in world history.
Relevant Call Numbers
100's - Philosophy
300's - Social Sciences
307 - Communities
320 - Political Science
330's - Economics
340's - Law
350's - Public Administration
900's - History
920's - Biography
940's - European History
970 - North American History
973-979 - U.S. History
Open Access Resources
Facts and Statistics
BBC News Country ProfilesFull profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
CIA World FactbookThe World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
ePodunkePodunk provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to Los Angeles, Pottstown to Podunk. The listings also include geocoded information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other places across America.
FactCheck.orgA nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
Historical Text ArchivePublishes high quality articles, books, essays, documents, historical photos, and links, screened for content, for a broad range of historical subjects. The HTA is a collection of primary and secondary materials and links to other resources relating to history and culture.
Internet ArchiveInternet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 294 billion archived web pages.
Our DocumentsFeaturing 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
Project GutenbergA high quality online repository of over 40,000 ebooks, searchable by subject and title.
Race and PowerFrom Cambridge University Press: a quarterly updated assortment of book chapters and journal articles that explores the intertwining concepts of race and power, on a global scale, from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Google ScholarGoogle has amassed patents, scholarly articles, conference proceedings, and article abstracts in an easy-to-use platform. If the article is not available online freely, check the Journal Finder on the library website. If our library does not have a subscription to the journal, please fill out an inter-library loan form to request it from another library. Google Scholar has articles from many different disciplines.