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Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking biographical information on the world’s most influential people. It offers more than 600,000 biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals, including integrated reference material, periodical information, and multimedia content. (GALE)

 

 Biography and Genealogy Master Index is a first stop index tool for learning where to look for biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor. It indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. To access from outside the library, you will be required to enter your library card number. (TEL)

 Pop Culture Collection This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. (TEL)

 

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.  Sourced from the collection of Tennessee State Library and Archives. Reproduced with permission.  (From outside the library, use Login ID: linebaughpl and password: 37130).

 Salem History includes access to Milestone Documents in American History and Inventors & Inventions. Enter 37167 as the password.

 The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture is a definitive and comprehensive reference work on Tennessee, including historic images, maps, audio, and video.

 


US History Collection This collection of over 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher. (TEL)

 

 Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). (TEL)

 World History Collection This collection of over 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher. (TEL)

 

Internet Sites
American Memory – Primary sources
Eyewitness to History
Historical United States Census Data Browser
The History Channel – What happened this day in history.
Library of Congress Online
NYPL Digital Gallery
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture


United States Civil War Center
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