History & Humanities

Ancestry: Ancestry is a great way to discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including the U.S. Census, SSDI & Military records. (This database is only available in the library.)

Biography in Context: This database integrates award-winning biographies from respected Gale sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites. Search for people — both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor — based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Or, combine search criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.

Mango Languages: Want to learn a new language or improve your English? Mango Languages is an online language learning software that is easy to use. “This program uses real-life situations and practical conversations to teach a new language.” With 62 foreign languages for English speakers and 17 ESL courses for non-English speakers, there is plenty to choose from and learn.

Military & Intelligence Database: A custom collection of over 400 journals, covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects include socioeconomics effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.

Religion & Philosophy Collection: This custom collection provides coverage of different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. Two hundred and fifty subject-appropriate full-text periodicals are included.

U.S. History In Context: Provides information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

War & Terrorism: A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events, providing insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

World History In Context: Provides information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Merges reference content with full text magazines, academic journals, news articles, images, videos audio files and websites.