Journal and Magazine Articles
Both SIRS and Opposing Viewpoints have articles from periodicals including newspapers, magazines, and academic journals. Their links are found in the section called Databases. Ebscohost also provides coverage of important historical people and events. First, pick Ebsco host. Choose the following database files:Masterfile Main Edition, Omnifile Full Text Select, and Social Sciences Full Text and Humanities Full Text. Make sure you limit your search to Full Text articles. From home, you must have a public library card from any PA public library.
American History Web Directories
Use the following directories of recommended sites to locate the very best sources of web-based historical information.
There are many great books that cover your topics. To get you started, a variety of reference books and encyclopedias have been pulled for you. The books have been organized for you by subject, and by date on the cart. Many of the books contain primary source material. The library staff will copy articles from these books for you. Fill out a postit with your name and class period, and pages you would like copied and give the book to Mrs. Danska for copying. At the end of the week, non-reference books may be checked out, too.
To find additional books, use our catalog: