Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History Online offers videos, primary sources, articles, images, timelines, and more about people, events, and topics of African-American history.
Coverage of more than 750,000 individuals, over 90,000 of whom have an associated full-text biography, links to more than 650,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format. Find primary source sets, online exhibitions, genealogy resources, and more.
Articles, essays, and primary source documents. Contains full text for periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Note: Explora Public Libraries will only be available through June 30, 2019. New resources will be available July 1, 2019.
More than 1,600 primary and secondary resources including historical magazines, documents, biographies, maps, photos and videos. Note: The History Reference Center will only be available through June 30, 2019. New resources will be available July 1, 2019.
A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Utilizes a large video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Log in with your library card number and password. See our Lynda.com page for more information about using this service.
A website by Enoch Pratt Free Library providing information, links, and resources on a variety of subjects. NOTE: Each subject category includes links to "databases." The majority of these databases are only available with an Enoch Pratt Free Library card. Each category also includes links to websites and other information, which are available to all.
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Note: The Science Reference Center will only be available through June 30, 2019. New resources will be available July 1, 2019.
The premier general encyclopedia and reference resource. Includes World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, and World Book Timelines. Also includes World Book Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, a beginner's Spanish-language reference tool.