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Blekko Slashtags contain a list of websites - picked by our reference librarians - and when you search with a slashtag, you only search those sites.
Whether you are researching a history paper or just want to learn more about a certain time period or event in history, these are some great sources to get you started. UAPL's Reference Librarians have compiled these recommended websites, books, magazines and databases that are authoritative and perfect for bringing local, American and World History alive for you.
The following are part of the Upper Arlington Public Library's premium resources. Unless you are in one of our library locations, you will need your library card number in order to access them. Please note: Links to our databases open in a new window or tab in your browser.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: eBooks on History
Includes full online access to the following titles:
- American Decades
- American Decades: Primary Sources
- American Decades: 2000-2009
- Archaeology in America
- Dictionary of American History
- Encyclopedia of Modern China
- Encyclopedia of the New American Nation
- Europe, 1450-1789
- Europe, 1789-1914
- Europe Since 1914
- The People's Chronology
Proquest Historical Newspapers
Access full-image, historical coverage of three prestigious newspapers all from one database: New York Times (1851-2009), Wall Street Journal (1889-1995) and Washington Post (1877-1996).
ABC-CLIO History Databases
These history databases include different aspects and time periods in history. Use the links below to find the specific resource(s) that relate to your topic:
These materials are available for use in the Reference Department of the Main Library. Click on the links for more title and location information.
Some current issues of the following magazine and journal titles are available for checking out, while in some cases older issues may be accessed at the Main Library's Reference Department. Follow the links to the catalog or see a librarian for more information:
The Reference Department retains many years of back issues and/or microfilm to some popular news and entertainment magazines containing historically valuable information written during important events and time periods. Titles that are retained include:
The following print indexes will help you locate specific articles within these magazines:
For local history research, the Upper Arlington Public Library Ohio Room contains materials on the history of Ohio, Columbus and Franklin County, including books and magazines, as well as a pamphlet file that includes clippings of news articles chronicling aspects of the recent history of Columbus and Franklin county.
These recommended websites are chosen by a Reference Librarian as reliable sources of information on various aspects of History:
Dainel J. Boorstin
Cynthia Stokes Brown