History Reference Books available through Cardinal Meyer Library:

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New History Books available through Cardinal Meyer Library:

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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Britannica Academic Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provide a variety of reliable sources to use to conduct thorough research.

Credo Reference 
Credo Reference brings together information from over 600 reference books including general reference works and subject specific titles including art, business, geography, history, language, law, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, science, social science and technology. You can simultaneously search everything in the Credo Reference library, search only a specific subject, search within a single title, or browse a title. Also included are over 200,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library Archive. 

Directory of Open Access Journals
Indexes free online journals in the sciences and humanities.

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Gale Virtual Reference
Electronic books providing reference and analysis in the liberal arts.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

History Reference Center*
Comprehensive full-text database containing periodicals, books, biographies, documents, photos, maps, and videos.

Humanities E-Book
Full-text titles of major importance to historical studies and the humanities.

Humanities International Complete*
Provides comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content.

An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Project Muse
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

The Nation Archive
Full text of all issues of The Nation 1865 to the present.

The National Review Archive
Full text of all issues 1955 to the present.

The New Republic Archive
Full text of all issues 1914 to the present.

The CIA World Factbook
Central Intelligence Agency's current information about all countries including flags, maps, demographics, historical and geographical background, statistical and government information.

Thomas: Legislative Information
Allows legislation to be tracked through Congress from start to finish. See how officials voted on legislation. Get full text of legislation and its status. Also includes public law, congressional record, committee reports/homepages, history of how laws are made in the United States, etc.

 * = Access provided by BadgerLink  

World History Teaching and Learning Resources

Library of Congress Country Studies

HistoryWorld Timelines



Wisconsin History

University of Wisconsin Digital Library Collections

Wisconsin Electronic Reader

The State Historical Society of Wisconsin


U.S. History

American Memory

Smithsonian Source

First Nations Histories

Africans in America

The Federalist Papers

George Washington Papers

Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive

War of the Rebellion

Civil War Women

Frederick Douglass Papers 

Western History/ Geneology


The Great Chicago Fire

New Deal Network

National Archives World War II Records

American Foreign Policy in the Cold War

Korean War

The Wars for Viet Nam: 1945- 1975

Veterans History Project

POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Opening History: Digital U.S. History Collections


World History

Early Modern World History Sourcebook

Images of Antarctica

World War II Pacific Battles

Polynesian Voyaging Society Archives

The Colonization of Australia

History of Asia

East Asian History Sourcebook

India and Its Neighbors

Mahatma Gandhi Information Website

The Silk Road Foundation

The Middle East Media Research Institute

The Story of Africa

The Colonization of Africa

Africa South of the Sahara


European History Primary Sources 

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Collapse of the Soviet Union

World War I Document Archive

D-Day Memorial

The ORB: Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Encyclopedia Titanica

First World War

The Irish Potato Famine

The Holocaust History Project

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

Perseus Hopper: Classics Digital Library

LANIC: Latin American Network Information Center

History of South America

The Canadian Encyclopedia



Library of Congress Country Studies  

Geography Quizzes  

Historical Maps of the United States  

University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

U.S. Department of State Background Notes  

Landform Glossary  


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Fun Fact

In 2008, the first pitch was thrown at the Sabre’s baseball stadium, Herr-Baker Field (Source: Marian University Archives).

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