American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library
From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution. Available to Campbell County library cardholders. Have your library card number and PIN handy for access outside the library.
The largest online family history resource available, Ancestry Library edition provides unprecedented access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Search census, immigration, birth, marriage, and death records and many other primary sources.
Ancestry has temporarily lifted restrictions on home use and has made this resource available for library users accessing from home through December 31, 2020.
A year-by-year record of British and world events, published annually since 1758. This classic reference work provides historians and students with information on the major and minor events of the past 250+ years, with historical context and perspective and a mass of biographical information.
A directory of 5,750 repositories and 206,000 collections of primary source material housed across the United States and United Kingdom.
Gain access to rare primary source documents with these topically focused digital collections. Supports academic research.
Search the Associated Press Corporate Archive for events, people, and trends from the mid-1800s through the twentieth century.
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben’s Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
Discover the world’s most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans. Includes the Black Abolitionist Papers (1830-1865) a collection of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. Also included is History Makers, video recordings of interviews with influential, contemporary African Americans, the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, and material from newspapers, dissertations and journals.