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Gale E-Books

A large collection of Reference Titles in E-book form.   Our collection is strong for history and biographical subjects.

Offsite password: empirelink or sutherland

NYPL Resources

The databases below are free IF you have a New York Public Library card.  NYS residents can register for free HERE. Once you have a barcode and password, you can use them to access:

U.S. History in Context - Database of most-studied U.S. history topics. Includes primary source documents. (Grades 6–12)

World History in Context - A collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents that cover the events, movements, and individuals that have shaped world history. (Grades 6–12)

Search the SHS Library Catalog - Destiny

Tip: keep your searches simple for best results.

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ABC-CLIO History Reference E-Books

Salem History E-Books

Great Events from History

Great Lives from History

Milestone Documents

ABC-CLIO History

Cross-Search 7 HISTORY Databases. 
Be sure to explore ALL of your results.

Offsite username: sutherland
password: school


JSTOR is a collection of Journal Articles, Primary Sources and Books.  Recommended for more advanced research needs.

Offsite user: sutherlandhs
password: school


European History Primary Sources

An amazing access point to millions of primary sources!  Requires the creation of a free account for access.



The magic Dewey number for HISTORY.

National Geographic Archive

The complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888-present, plus e-books and video.

Password: empirelink -OR- sutherland

Gale in Context: High School

A good general purpose database.  Start here for most topics.

Offsite password: empirelink or sutherland

Classroom Video

Classroom Video on Demand

Username: pitt-sutherhs
Password: knights


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