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.
Provides authoritative, age-appropriate, curriculum-aligned digital content covering a broad range of educational topics including Animals, Arts, Geography Literature, Social Studies, Technology, and more. With a modern design and simple navigation, Gale in Context: Elementary makes it easy for young users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
Resource for papers, projects, and presentations that empowers the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.
Provides access to authoritative, reliable digital content from magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books appropriate for middle- and high-school students and covers a wide range of subjects, including science, history, and literature.
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.
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.
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.