Start with US History in Context, an amazing resource both for browsing and searching. Articles, media, citations, and so much more.
Other Helpful Databases
Use these databases to locate overviews, primary resources, biogrpahies, multimedia, and periodical articles about many of your topics.
American History Web Directories
Use the following directories of recommended sites to locate the very best sources of web-based historical information.
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.
The library has a great collection of books covering American History, and the ability to borrow books from any library across the state. To get started, the below link will bring you to the library catalog. Keep your search simple, ask for help if you can't find what you are looking for.
To find additional books, use our catalog: