World History

Biography Reference Center - Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of more than 436,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Central Intelligence Agency - Official website of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The Library features popular publications useful in research such as The World Factbook and World Leaders.

EBSCOhost database - Searches thousands of magazines and scholarly journals to receive access to full-text articles.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian - Online encyclopedia of the Smithsonian museum covering a wide variety of subjects including history topics.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations. Browse by subject, including World Studies.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Searches various resources including: Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000: Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World; St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture; and The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World.

Holocaust Encyclopedia - An online encyclopedia published by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Salem History - Provides online access to the content of: Great Athletes; Great Lives; and Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century.

Web Gallery of Art - A virtual museum and searchable database of European art.

World Book Online - Provides access to articles, photographs, maps, and illustrations from The World Book Encyclopedia as well as such useful research tools as Timelines, the Reference Center, and the Info Finder.

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