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Ancestry Library

Learn about your ancestors. Search over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, including the US Census, to find records and digitized documents.

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Biography in Context

  

Search for people in articles and books, based on personal facts such as name, birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender.

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Daily Life through History

  

Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

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eLibrary

  

Access audio/video clips, pictures, maps, books, news, and more on homework topics common to middle and high school students.

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Gale Literary Sources

  

Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

  

Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.

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General OneFile

  

Select from several news, magazine, or journal articles with images--many in full-text.

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GREENR

  

Read about emerging green technologies and issues on the environment and sustainability.

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HeritageQuest

  

Search the digital US Census records from 1790-1930 or the full-text of 25,000 family and local history books in Heritage Quest.

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History Reference Center

  

View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and videos.

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History Study Center

  

Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.

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JSTOR

  

Dig deeper into full-text, academic journal articles and primary sources in a variety of disciplines.

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MasterFile Premier

  

Find full-text articles and abstracts from general reference, business, consumer health, and general science magazines and journals.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

  

Research viewpoint essays, topic overviews, images, podcasts, articles, graphs, tables, and charts on a variety of current topics.

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ProQuest

  

Access thousands of full-text magazines and newspapers covering a broad array of subjects and locations.

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ProQuest Learning: Literature

  

Read KnowledgeNotes with author overviews and plot summaries for middle and high school assignment assistance.

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U.S. History in Context

  

Find primary documents, reference books, journal articles, and scholarly analysis on periods and events in our history.

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Washington State Digital Archives

Look up historical newspaper articles or county and state records such as marriage, frontier justice, birth, and death records. You can even find historical photographs.

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