Academic Web Links - Useful for Library Research
CSLA History Department Home Page is a good place to learn about
the CSLA History faculty, undergraduate and graduate programs, and
related organizations. These pages also provide links to History
- Librarians' Index to the Internet provides links to useful
historical resources including directories and timelines. There
are separate pages covering ancient,
and the United
Ready Reference Guide
- Internet Public Library provides links to history resources
covering Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Europe, Middle East,
North America, South America, and South Pacific. Access by
Online presents 3000 years of world history with a combination
of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps.
History Sourcebooks are collections of public domain and copy-permitted
historical texts for educational use. Great place for primary sources from
ancient times to topics such as gay and lesbian history.
The Web Chronology Project This ongoing project contains a series
of linked chronologies that depict world, regional, and cross-cultural
history. There is a major World History Chronology, and Regional
Chronologies that range from Africa South of the Sahara to India
and South Asia to North America. Cross-Cultural Chronologies
include Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Western Civilization, and
Memory consists of collections of primary sources and
archival materials relating to American culture and history.
offers more than 5 million items from more than 90 historical
collections including African American, Civil War, conservation
movement, continental congress, farm security administration,
architectural history, early motion pictures, woman suffrage,
portraits of the presidents and first ladies, and more.
to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States
based on a paper version
with the same title compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al in 1995.
This version incorporates descriptive information about federal
records acquired by the National Archives after the 1995 paper
edition went to press, and it is regularly updated to reflect new
acquisitions of federal records.
the Biography Resource is an extensive, annotated collections
of links to biographical resources, primary biographical source
material such as images, diaries, memoirs, correspondence,
interviews, oral histories, etc., and good biographical
of America a digital library of primary sources in American
social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education,
psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and
of Primary Sources list over 4600
websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books,
historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research
scholar. Access is by region or by an alphabetical index of state,
province, or country.
Court Decisions on Lexis/NexisFrom
the Library Web's Database page, select Lexis / Nexis. It
includes full text opinions of all Supreme Court cases since
1790. In addition, all dispositions of cases that were
appealed to the Supreme Court are included.
States Historical Census Data contains census information
about people and economy of the U.S. for each state and
county from 1790 to 1960.