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History & Culture
Your source for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries of the world. Beyond the facts and figures, find an insider's perspective on the history, daily life, and customs. Also covers US states and Canadian provinces.
An all-in-one resource, EBSCOhost is the portal to a number of databases that provide full text articles from magazines, newspapers, reference books, and more in various disciplines. Database focus varies from general/popular to academic and from grade school level to college/professional level.
Books and articles collected by EBSCO on all history topics from prehistory to the 21st Century.
This resource includes all the newspapers digitized in the Google Newspaper Archives. When you choose the Newspapers category, you can do a keyword search using the Name and Publication place fields. Note that while the Youngstown Vindicator from 1869-2009 is included, there are many poorly digitized and completely missing issues which will not be found in search results. Searching and Browsing the Google News Archive provides helpful instructions for using this resource.
Essays, articles and news items presenting multiple sides of current or controversial issues.
Provides online, searchable access to the full text of a variety of Grey House, H.W. Wilson, and Salem Press titles owned by the Library, in the following subjects: Health, History, Literature, and Science.
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.