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Biography & History

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Research databases by subject or A-Z by title.

African-American History Online

Thousands of entries covering African-American history for the past 500 years.

American History Online

More than 500 years of political, military, social and cultural events.

American Indian History Online

Online access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.

Ancient and Medieval History Online

World history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from reference sources and articles from magazines.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Biographical and critical essays of the world’s most influential literary figures.

Facts.com

Gateway to science, history and world news databases including a live news feed from Reuters.

History Online

Information on American, Ancient, Medieval, American Indian and Modern World history.

Modern World History Online

From the mid-15th century to present, including timelines, images, videos and maps.

Obituaries & Death Notices

United States obituaries and death notices.

World News Digest

News articles from 1940 to the present, with newsfeed from Reuters.

Please email the Reference Services Staff, call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.

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