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Criminal Justice Collection
Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

CQ Researcher CQ Press Library
Search or browse resources on American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy, and data analysis for social sciences.

gvrl-thumbGVRL
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Grey House logoNations of the Worlds
Provides the reader with a deeper understanding of what life was like in America after the civil war and how it compares statistically to life today. Hold on this one.

Military and Intelligence Database
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

Religion and Philosophy Collection
Religion and Philosophy Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines of interest to both researchers and general users. The database offers balanced content that covers topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

indexSalem Press
Discover literature, history, and health information.

suffrage_cover Suffrage to Senate
 A two-volume reference works that explores American women’s path to political power and social equality from the struggle for the right to vote and the abolition of slavery to the first African American women in the US senate and beyond.

U.S. History Collection
U.S. History Collection 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.

War and Terrorism Collection
War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

Women In History
Journal Articles

World History Collection
World History Collection 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.

wndWorld’s News Digest
Stay current on world events and new stories. Includes historical files so you can follow the story from its beginning.

 


Recommended Websites

American Memory

National Archives

CIA World Factbook

U.S. Government

 

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