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Academic Search Premier
Contains scholarly publications covering all academic disciplines. Includes indexing and abstracts and some full-text articles. more info.

Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Locate biographical citations for more than 1,000 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference sources. more info.

CQ Researcher
Reports address the most current and controversial issues of the day with detailed discussions of the various sides of the issues, summaries, bibliographies, and links to related stories. Pro/Con section presents opposing sides of an issue. Content goes back to 1991. more info.

Expanded Academic ASAP
Find articles from scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers across all academic disciplines. more info.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Topics include literature, art, biography, business, religion, science, education, history, law, social science, medicine, multicultural studies, and general reference. Your favorite Gale reference book is in this resource. more info.

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Digital Collections & Services from the Library of Congress 
Historic maps, photos, audio files, videos, documents and more can be found online here.

Google Patent Search 
Information on inventions that changed the world.

Historical Newspapers Online 
A directory of historical online U.S. newspapers from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

History Day Research at the University of Minnesota 
Rare and unique resources can be found in the U of M's libraries and are available for your research.  Contact the History Day helpers at the U for help. Wilson Library will be the primary library.

Library Subject Guide: Education & Libraries Libraries subtopic 
Search library catalogs from around the state and around the world using these databases and websites.

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