History & Social Studies

Resources on culture, government, and history.

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An engaging reference portal to the most-studied topics in US history.

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An overview of world history that covers the most-studied topics.


 Visit the teen desk to use middle and high school text books in the library.


BBC History
British history, ancient history, history for kids, and more.

CIA World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Country Studies - Library of Congress 
Excellent site for descriptions of social, economic, political, historical and national security systems of countries all over the world.

Digital Collections 
Need primary source documents for an assignment? Try this Library of Congress digital library.

Religions of the World  
Quick and detailed information about world religions and the ethics they advocate.

State and Local Governments  
Resource page from the Library of Congress, meta-indexes for state and local government information.

U.S. Government Legislative Information  
Get up-to-date information on current federal legislation, as well as information about other branches of the government.


Subject Headings / Dewey Numbers

900's History & Geography


Last Revised on
June 2018