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  • JSTOR Authentication Required
    Contains (EXCEPT for the latest five years) core scholarly journals in sociology, history, economics, political science, mathematics, African-American studies, Asian studies, and biological, health & general sciences.
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  • Project Muse Authentication Required
    Full text of scholarly articles from over 100 online journals covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others.
all 1995-
  • Salem History Authentication Required
    Salem History is an online database of full-text reference e-books and primary sources.  Included are sources on American history, world history, historical events and periods, biographies, and more.
  • America: History & Life (AHL) Authentication Required
    This citation and abstract database covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Most articles were published in 1954 or later, with a few journals indexed back to the 19th century.
some 1954-
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  • Ancient & Medieval History Authentication Required
    Covering prehistory through the 1500s, Ancient and Medieval History provides coverage of nine civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and Islamic Empire. This database also features biographies, original maps and charts, timelines, and primary sources.
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all 1851 to
4 yrs ago
  • Archives Unbound Authentication Required
    Archives Unbound includes topically-focused digital collections of primary source material.  These historical documents support research in history, political science, ethnic studies, and more.  Normandale Library has access to three collections: The American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism, The Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle, and “We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death”: Freedom Riders in the South, 1961.
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  • Digital Public Library of America
    The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a freely available collection of digital resources from America’s libraries, archives, and museums. It includes written works to works of art and culture, records of America’s heritage, scientific resources. This is a great collection for primary and secondary sources. You may search for online resources by theme, location or era.
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  • Calisphere
    Calisphere is the University of California's gateway to a world of primary sources freely available online. Calisphere includes more than 200,000 digitized items that reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history, including JARDA: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives.
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  • Chronicling America
    Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages.
    This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
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some 1850-
some 1850-
  • Background Notes
    U.S. Dept. of State prepared background on countries of the world. Including, people, history, economy, flags, maps, government, etc. Indexes articles in biology, natural resources, and agricultural sciences.
  • Minnesota Reflections
    Minnesota Reflections, a product of the Minnesota Digital Library, contains more than 80,000 Images/library, maps, and documents from more than 125 of the state- cultural heritage organizations, offering resources on Minnesota history and geography.
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