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History Databases

Annals of American History
  • A compilation of American thought and action from Christopher Columbus' time through the inaugural address of Barack Obama, as presented through the speeches, documents, memoirs, poems, and interviews of more than 1,500 contributors
  • Users can read the original words of famous historical figures, including Madeleine Albright, Henry Ford, John Hancock, Malcolm X, and Frank Lloyd Wright

Biography in Context
  • Authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images covering a vast array of people, from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers

Massachusetts History Online
  • Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history, both past and present, including people, places, historical events, and more

U.S. History Collection
  • Provides balanced coverage of both current thought on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field

U.S. History in Context

  • Aligned to state and national curriculum standards
  • Provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people

 


World History Collection
  • Articles from a collection of leading journals in the field of world history

World History in Context
  • Aligned to state and national curriculum standards
  • Provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people