Academic Search Premier
Contains scholarly publications covering all academic disciplines. Includes indexing and abstracts and some full-text articles. more info.
Country histories, lifestyles, customs, statistical data, embassy contacts, images, maps, sounds, and recipes are provided. more info.
Search multiple magazine and newspaper resources, in addition to business databases. more info.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online
Accompanying the expansive encyclopedia articles are primary sources, news, websites, video, images, magazine articles, eBooks, and an interactive atlas. more info.
Full-text articles from major national and regional newspapers, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and the Star Tribune. Coverage varies by title. more info.
World Book Online
In addition to the well-known encyclopedia, offers headline news explored in depth, primary sources, pathfinders, atlases and images and a dictionary. more info.
U.S. History In Context
Primary documents, secondary sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history. Formerly titled History Resource Center: U.S. more info.
Topics include business, health, education, and general science. Content includes full-text periodical articles, general reference books, primary sources, photos, and maps. Coverage back to 1975. more info.
Lands & Peoples
Interactive encyclopedia of countries cultures and events. Covers land, climate, people, government. Includes maps, images, data, time-lines, and links. more info.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Listen to and create playlists of world music traditions. Liner notes available in PDF. more info.
National Urban League
A social service and civil rights organization that assists African Americans in the achievement of social and...more
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
This sites supports the Schomberg Center of Research in Black Culture, a national library devoted to collectio...more
African American World
Provides a broad range of the Black Experience in the United States from the Harlem Renaissance to the ongoing...more
Meta site with links to a wide variety of African American Web sites. Includes headline news, to sites on lite...more
African American Odyssey
Access to one of the most extensitve Black History exhibitions, also takes a look at the Library's other vast ...more
African American History
University of Washington Library site that provides a comprehensive, chronologically arranged index to African...more
History.com - Black History Month
Part of the History Channel, this webpage features relevant African American events and people that made signi...more
Biography.com - Black History Month
Comprehensive resource with coverage of biographies, achievements, timelines, inventions and importan...more
African American Registry
Extensive information on African Americans and Africans from the continent, including history, literature, peo...more
Somali Data Center
An interactive database of information about the Somali population in Minnesota, from the Somali Justice Advoc...more
Online periodical of black news, opinions, politics and culture.