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History & Biography

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• Family History
• History Day Projects
• Minnesota History
 
• The Arts
• United States History
• World History

Databases

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. 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.

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.

World History In Context
Broad coverage moving chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe. Content includes primary sources, reference books, periodicals, maps, atlases and images. more info.

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Websites

Food Timeline 
Food history from prehistoric times to the present.

FilmSite 
History of the Hollywood film industry from the pre-1900s through today. Resources include timelines, commentary, important milestones, analysis and “best of” lists.

Art Cyclopedia: the fine art search engine 
Discover artists and movements by timeline, name, subject and nationality.

Minnesota Video Vault 
Video clips of the people, places and issues of Minnesota are from documentaries, interviews and performances from the Twin Cities Public Television archives.

Performing Arts Encyclopedia 
From the Library of Congress, resources include videos, sound files, manuscripts, sheet music, essays and more pertaining to music from around the world. 

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