Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

 

Bibliography of Native North Americans 

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA )contains more than 141,000 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. The database is an essential research tool for anthropologists, educators, historians, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, legal and medical researchers, linguists, theologians, ethnobotanists and policy makers.

 

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States  

Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

The content is curated around six time periods: Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).

This resource supports a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well as independent researchers. 

 

Country Fact Sheets

Previously called Background Notes, this is an updating collection of essential information on the countries of the world: their history, economies, geography, population, government, religions, relations with the U.S., human rights reports, travel and passport information, and more. Links provided to more information from other government agencies and departments, embassies etc.

 

Credo Reference 

Doing research? Start here!

Credo Reference offers over 3,000,000 reference entries from all the major academic subject areas serving as a great starting point for your research! Images, audio files, videos, and full text articles on any topic you can think of, all wtih full citations.

 

Family Studies Abstracts (EBSCO)

This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

 

GovInfo 

This resource provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.


HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place's past. 

 

Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO)

This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races.

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