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  • Bibliography of Native North America A bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 137,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present. Texshare Password Required 
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library There are many resources for biographies as well as history reference eBooks that you can access from home.  Library Barcode is Required    TUTORIAL
  • Handbook of Texas The Handbook of Texas, provided by the Texas State Historical Association is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories. The scope is broad and inclusive, designed to provide readers with concise, authoritative, and accessible articles that provide factual, nonpartisan accounts on virtually every aspect of Texas history and culture. Texshare Password Required
  • Texas Reference Center The database is comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. Texas Reference Center contains 30 full text periodicals, 100 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more. Examples of titles offered include: Best in Texas, Texas Business Review, Texas Education Review, Texas Journal of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Texas Journal of Women & the Law, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Texas Law Review, Texas Magazine, Texas Monthly, Texas Public Health Association Journal, Texas Review, Touchstone (Texas State Historical Association), and many more. Texshare Password Required 
  • World History Collection Offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for 150 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals. Full text dates as far back as 1964. These hand-selected information sources cover a wide range of historical topics including anthropology, art, culture, economics, government, heritage, military, politics, regional issues, and more. Texshare Password Required
  • WorldBook is a great resource for all types of students.  In the Social Studies Power, you can search states and countries for interesting facts, find out about famous people, and even Ask a Historian!  Library Barcode is required

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  • American Civil War Home Page Battle information, biographical data, and general historical facts related to the Civil War 
  • American Memory a digital library of historical documents, photos, sound files and film footage from the National Digital Library
  • American Presidency Project search over 85,000 documents such as speeches, official papers, executive orders, news conferences and press briefings, including audio & video, on every US president from 1789 to today 
  • American Rhetoric over 5,000 public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates & more (text, audio, and video) 
  • Documenting the American South primary sources for the study of the history, literature & culture of the American South. Includes text, images & audio 
  • Documents for the Study of American History primary sources in U.S. history from ca. 1000 to today