Research Resources

19th Cent. US Newspapers 

A collection of most 19th Century U.S. Newspapers in their original formats.  Includes advertisements, political cartoons, speeches, etc.

 Info Base Learning

Issues and Controversies in American History
World News Digest

Today's Science

Complete Facts on File Collection

Historical NewspapersNew York Times, Chicago Daily Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, and the Wall Street Journal

InfotracInfoTrac Custom Newspapers
General Reference Center Gold
InfoTrac Onefile
Health-Wellness and Reference Centers
What do I Read Now


Provides access to more than 1,000 electronic reference eBooks in virtually all subject areas including health, science, art, history, biography, business, etc.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.


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Liberty Magazine Archive

Contains entire collection of Liberty: A Weekly for Everybody - heavily visual and artistic newspaper meant to both inform and entertain.

World History in Context

World History in Context provides contextual information on the most important people, events, & topics in World History.


MeLERIC, LegalTrac, and Learn a Test , NoveList
MeL Advanced Search

Science in Context

Science in Context provides information on all of today's most exciting scientific concepts.

Smithsonian Collections


Includes full archives of Smithsonian and Air & Space magazines back to 1970, in addition to several aggregated collections of  Smithsonian resources. 

Sources in US History American Revolution


Writings on the American Revolution by those who lived it.

Sources in US History Civil War


Dynamic collection of primary documents from the Civil War era.

Sources in US History Slavery


Authentic writings and documents from many perspectives during time of Slavery in America.

Times Digital Archive

The complete archive of the Times of London newspaper back to 1785.

Source Evaluation Tools

10 Questions for Fake News Detection

10 Questions for Fake News Detection - asks yes or no questions to identify red flags in Internet research sources

The 5Ws source evaluation tool

The 5Ws tool - reminds researchers of the who, what, where, when & why questions they should be asking themselves when consulting Internet sources