New to the Digital Library: U.S. History and World History in Context

Looking for articles or sources to write a research paper or develop a History Day project? We've got two new online resources that will help you find what you need!

First up is U.S. History in Context, a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history.
Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills. U.S. History in Context includes major reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, and most significantly, more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents -- everything from from slave journals to presidential papers.

For a global perspective, check out World History in Context. This treasure trove of information reaches back to the ancient world and forward to today’s headlines to provide a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have shaped history. You will find rare primary sources, reliable reference, and multi-media content to help you gain perspective on a wide range of historical topics.