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Salem History includes:

  • The Fifties in America
  • The Sixties in America
  • The Seventies in America
  • Historical Encyclopedia of American Business
  • Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.
  • Great Events from History: The Middle Ages, 477-1453
  • Great Events from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600
  • Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600
  • Milestone Documents of World Religions

Opposing Viewpoints covers today's hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Resources include: over 9,000 pro and con viewpoint articles; 5,000 topic overviews; more than 140 full-text magazines, journals and newspapers (over 2 million articles), and much more.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) "The definitive record of the English language"

U. S. History

History Reference Center Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

U.S. History in Context provides access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.

Credo Reference contains the full text of over 240 major reference works including: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and a host of subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature.

Fold3 (formerly Footnote) Fold3 provides access to almost 64 million digitized historical images. It is able to bring you many never-before-seen historic documents through partnerships with The National Archives, the Library of Congress and other institutions.

Gale's Virtual Reference Library gives access to full text e-book versions of encyclopedias and other reference sources in a variety of subjects including; business, environment, history, literature, medicine, religion, and science. You may search a single book or the whole collection.

World History

Daily Life Through History gives a detailed portrayal of life for ordinary people in different cultures and countries throughout history.

History Reference Center Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

New York Times Historical includes the entire historical run of the New York Times from 1851-2003. Find out what happened on any date you wish to search or find biographies of the famous and the not so famous from all over the world.

Credo Reference contains the full text of over 240 major reference works including: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and a host of subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature.


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