History & Biography

  • 20 February 2018
    A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.
  • 7 December 2017
    A biography database of in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index, and specialist content from Junior Authors & Illustrators.
  • 21 June 2017
    A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.
  • 15 May 2017
    Newspapers.com North Carolina Collection. 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers.
  • 17 June 2016
    Explore the history and culture of North Carolina through original materials from cultural heritage repositories across the state.
  • 17 June 2016
    Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
  • 17 June 2016
    Access to primary source information, including birth and death records, ship logs, and cemetery records.
  • 17 June 2016
    Full-text articles on arts & humanities subjects in the areas of Architecture & Design, Culture, Literature, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy & Religion and Visual Arts.
  • 17 June 2016
    General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
  • 17 June 2016
    Women's writings from the Colonial period to 1950. Includes writings by Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Dorothea L. Dix, Julia Ward Howe, and more.
  • 17 June 2016
    Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.
  • 17 June 2016
    Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.
  • 17 June 2016
    Search three SIRS databases at once for articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support students with research, study and homework. Includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance.
  • 17 June 2016
    Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.
  • 17 June 2016
    A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures. Users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.
  • 17 June 2016
    Searchable collection of online reference titles and test prep ebooks.
  • 17 June 2016
    Combines Literature Resource Center with Gale Virtual Reference Library in one interface. Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
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