This database is searchable and "delivers concise,balanced articles that provide background, outcomes,and contemporary points of view . . . in American History."+ Additional
resources include primarysource documents, biographies, time-lines, images, statistical charts, and encyclopedia articles.
U.S. History in Context (Article or Aggregator Database*)
This is a companion to the American Decades reference book series. "Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources
representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. "+
"American Government explains the foundations of our government, connects these concepts to the issues of the day, and examines the strengths and weaknesses of the political and
economic systems of the United States by comparing them to those of other countries."+ Guided Tour and Quick Tips
"Pop Culture Universe: Icons Idols Ideas (PCU) is an irresistible yet authoritative digital database on popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers."+ This resource is arranged by decade.
This database covers aspects of life in America from the time of European exploration to the present. Search by topic, time period, or region of the country. Help with writing the research paper is available at "Research Tutors" in the "Skills Center" on the right navigation bar. User's Guide
"Recently revised, improved, and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the
military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today."+
"Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete
full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases."+ Video Tutorial
"Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of
people. Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography."+ Go to the BCCLS Website to access this database which "integrates biographies with articles from hundreds of magazines, as well as images and links to hand-picked web sites." +