The Library of Congress is one of the largest libraries in the country and has many online digital collections that can be searched.
Historical newspaper articles
eLibrary is another database that has resources for all different topics. You'll find more articles on history topics here. Please ask a library staff member or email the librarian for the password (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Use the link above to access the library's catalog to find books on your topic.
A great page if you need help citing your sources
These databases have magazine & journal articles, newepaper articles, excerpts from reference books, maps and more. If you're at school, just click on the link above to access the databases. Search them just like you would search Google.
To log in from home, click the link above and use the database login/password to log in. Ask a library staff member or email the librarian for the password (email@example.com)
To access the databases, go to the "References" tab at the top and click on "Infobase Research Databases" in the drop down menu.
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of the most utilized subjects and topics. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, important and general interest magazines
This collection of online reference books is browsable (flip through the books, look at the table of contents, etc.) and searchable. You can search multiple books at the same time to help find the information you need.
Please ask a library staff member or email the librarian for the password (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions.