History Databases

A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources.

Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records. (Access only available while at the library.)

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 160+ newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. With publisher permission, we can digitize through 1963. Newspapers come from throughout the state, and CHNC includes papers published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. CHNC provides access to over 600,000 digitized pages from these newspapers. Digitization of additional newspapers continues through a local fund-raising model with contributions made by local... more

The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act.

The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado. The Colorado Virtual Library helps connect Coloradans to their... more

The databases available are: Academic Search Premier, Auto Repair Reference Center, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, History Reference Center, Legal Information Reference Center, Library, Info Science & Technology Abstracts, MAS Ultra, Masterfile Premier, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, NoveList, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Regional Business News, Science... more

Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Databases Searched:

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Professional Development Collection

This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Book Collection... more

This interface is designed specifically for primary and elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.
Databases Searched

    Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
    Primary Search
    Topic Overviews K-5... more

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life.

Our vision: learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are—creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double-clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

This complimentary research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.

Extensive Multidisciplinary Coverage

GreenFILE covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.... more

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

A Digital Collection of Full-Text Magazines for Public Libraries

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Covering a vast array of general reference subject areas

MasterFILE Premier contains full text for general reference magazines and publications... more

MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. MyHeritage Library Edition provides patrons with access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Remote access and a mobile-friendly interface make it the most convenient genealogy product for libraries and institutions.

The EBSCO Points of View Reference Center features articles supporting pro and con sides of current issues, helping you develop arguments to support your position.

Created and Written for Elementary School Students

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, space exploration and more.

Helping Students and Their Teachers

Primary Search provides students with encyclopedic... more

Rich Content on Popular Topics Discussed in Today’s Classrooms

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

Fostering Informed Discussion in the Classroom

To support classroom discussion, TOPICsearch contains full text for more than 96,000 articles from diverse content sources.

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