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High School: Social Studies

ABC-CLIO Unified Search ABC-CLIO Unified Access
Allows unified searching of 6 ABC-CLIO databases and all ABC-CLIO eBooks.
American Government American Government
Explains the foundations of our government, connects these concepts to the issues of the day, and examines the strengths and weaknesses of the political and economic systems of the United States by comparing them to those of other countries.
American History American History
From the explorers of the Americas to today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation’s evolution.
American Memory Collection American Memory Collection
Collections of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history. Topics include: Today in History, the Learning Page, African American, Civil War, Conservation Movement, Continental Congress, Architectural History, Woman Suffrage, the papers of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln plus others. An ongoing project. [primary sources]
Annals of American History Annals of American History Galileo
History of the United States through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, and multimedia.
Image Quest Britannica Image Quest
Access to more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.
Civil Rights Digital Library Civil Rights Digital Library Galileo
Provides links to primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale.
Civil War in the American South Civil War in the American South Galileo
A collaborative initiative to provide a single, shared point of access to the Civil War digital collections held at many individual libraries.
CultureGrams CultureGrams
Up-to-date reports on countries include facts, culture, daily life, customs, famous people, and recipes. Reports on states include their history, symbols, economy, and geography.
Daily Life Through History Daily Life Through History
Discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives.
EasyBib Easy Bib
Provides students with the tools to enhance critical thinking skills and research habits as well as guidance in creating citations.
History Reference Center

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History Reference Center Galileo
Database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and historical video.
Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society

Helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Online library of current event topics includes the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors, statistics, government data, information on legislation and more.
Pop Culture Universe Pop Culture Universe
Anauthoritative digital database on popular culture in America and the world, both past and present.
Student Research Center

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Student Research Center (SRC) Galileo
Includes magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video Search by topic heading, use the online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and limit results by reading levels.

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Student Resources in Context
Periodicals, reference books, multimedia, and primary sources provide information on people, places, authors, and books; includes timelines.
World at War World at War
Comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today.

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World History in Context
Comprehensive collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary source documents covering world history topics from pre-antiquity to the present. [primary sources]

World Religions World Religions
A virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe and enables a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.

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