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    Find high-quality, scholarly articles about academic subjects. This site contains full text articles for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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    African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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    Find all the supporting information you need to fix automobiles and run a shop. Perfect for the knowledgeable amateur or professional mechanic.

  • As part of the U.S. Census site, American FactFinder offers a rich source of detailed data on population, housing, economics, geographic and industry statistics. It gives users the ability to create and customize maps, modify statistical tables, and save data in a presentation format. Because of the complexity of some of its capabilities, it also provides excellent video tutorials.

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    American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

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    Spanning four centuries and covering North and Central America, American Indian Histories and Cultures presents unique materials from one of the finest archival collections on American Indian history and culture available – the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago. From early contacts between European settlers and American Indians and the subsequent political, social and cultural effects of those encounters on American Indian life, these materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas.

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    In the story of the American West, tales of frontier life, of Native Americans and of vigilantes and outlaws are of constant interest, and are matched by more recent interest in the growth of urban centres, the environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands. The Graff Collection, from the Newberry Library in Chicago, is a unique resource which will allow scholars to explore all of these areas and more. Through a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources, this collection will act as a dynamic teaching and research resource.

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    Research the history of your family with online access to historical records provided by Ancestry.com. Discover where and when your ancestors lived. Read actual historical documents that refer to members of your family. Perfect for building family trees and other genealogical research.

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    Search the contents pages of more than 16,000 scholarly, academic journals.

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    Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

    2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.