Digital Library Guide -
Comprehensive list and description of the sites available in the digital library.
*ABC – Clio – History and social studies – search American Government for the extensive civil rights collection. Great for primary sources, media sources and lesson ideas.


*American National Biography –Great source for information on important people in American history. Suggested - Research Packs (linked articles on specific subjects)


Encyclopedia Britannica – A comprehensive encyclopedia. Search at the level ‘3 tab’ for a more focused search. Check out articles, images and Web’s Best Sites.   


The Columbia Gazetteer of the World – Another site that focuses on geography. Entries include histories for each country.


Culture Grams – A good reference guide to cultural information on the countries of the world. Use both World and Kids Editions. The Kids Edition provides outline and detailed PDF maps and flags


Ebsco Host – Search engine that provides access to journal articles, image collections and other great resources. (Includes Point of View, Consumer Health Complete, History Reference Center, Academic Search Premier.)


Facts on File – Covers many topics including history and geography. Helpful links: US Government Online, Issues and Controversies, and African American History Online.


*Gale Databases – Check out Biography in Context and Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Click on Browse issues to find multi-media packages.


Salem History – In the sidebar, look for Great Events in History and Defining Documents for primary sources and analysis.


World Book – A comprehensive encyclopedia with access to a Spanish version.