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History Reference Center

Using History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

Content Includes

  • Nearly 600,000 full-text records from peer-reviewed journals, reference books, periodicals and other sources
  • More than 74,000 full-text primary source documents
  • More than 81,000 full-text biographies of historical figures
  • Nearly 2,000 full-text reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books
  • Full-text content from more than 140 leading history journals
  • More than 44,000 images, including maps and historical photos
  • 83+ hours of historical video

From the homepage of History Reference Center, you can perform a basic or advanced search. 

For another searching option, browse subjects under U.S. or World History.


History Reference Center Tutorial

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