History, Government, and Social Science

ppmi-web Opens in new windowSearch scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily. stnd-web Opens in new windowAccess major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. ppus-web Opens in new windowSearch balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic researchers. Updated daily. 
ppwt-web Opens in new windowGain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale. Gale World History database icon Opens in new windowAccess balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field. 

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. 


Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

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.


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.

Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government.

Race Relations Abstracts (EBSCO)

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

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

This resource is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

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