Friday, March 25, 2011

History Databases


Search for Primary Sources in US History. Username and password needed for home access, see Ms. Barrett for log in info.


Use this database to search for journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.


Contains over 400,000 biographies covering literary figures, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.


Use this database to find full-text scholarly journals, new magazines and newspapers for all academic disciplines. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.


Use this general interest database for full-text and images from magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc.


Offers current, international news and perspectives on the most talked about, debated and studied issues and events in world hot spots. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.

From home please click here. Search for study units, reference materials, multimedia materials, and journal articles on a variety of History topics.

Searches the database "Massachusetts History Online," which searches through a wealth of resources containing authoritative information about the history of the Commonwealth.


Student Edition is comprised of a variety of full-text sources that include the leading magazines, newspapers and reference books that librarians prefer and students enjoy. Duxbury Free Library barcode # Required from home.


Compiles more than 350,000 documents, complete
books, and authentic images. Users have instant access to an online library full of the creations and discoveries of history’s greatest minds as recorded in the authors’ original word. Username and password required from home.



Provides integrated access to historical (primary) documents, reference articles, full-text journals covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.


More than 10,000 pages of primary source materials, full-text periodicals, and reference works help you explore more than 4,900 years into the past. Duxbury Free Library barcode # required from home.

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