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History and Biography

AP Images
Contains images and graphics from the Associated Press, as well as pieces of news and audio clips.

Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCO)
Combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian libraries.

Facts on File World News Digest
Covers seven decades of news from Facts On File World News Digest in print together with the most recent coverage and thousands of additional resources.  This archival record of domestic and international news covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed.

HarpWeek 1857-1865
Full-text online database for Harper’s Weekly.  Considered a primary source for examining 19th century America on a weekly basis, students researching the Civil War years, 1857-1865, should find this a valuable source of information.

Humanities Source (EBSCO)
This database provides full text from scholarly sources in the humanities. Including feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more, Humanities Source is a collection for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities.

Military and Government Collection (EBSCO)
Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 320 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military and matters relating to the military and military life.

Military and Intelligence Collection (Gale)
The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel.  More than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

ProQuest Historical New York Times
This database offers full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times. The database covers the New York Times from its first issue in to three years ago.  Includes news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements.

U.S. History Collection (Gale)
This collection of journals provides coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

U.S. History in Context (Gale)
The primary purpose of the U.S. History in Context is to provide students, their teachers, and library patrons with a single place to begin researching the vast topic of  U.S. history.  This resource provides context through comprehensive topic overviews and the integration of reference materials with journals, magazines, newspapers, images, video and other content formats to fully aid the discovery, evaluation and application of information.

War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)
Collection for students of history, social science and current events.  Provides insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale.

World History Collection (Gale)
This collection of journals provides coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

World History in Context (Gale)
Comprehensive collection of reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronologic research materials for the study of world history.