World History

World Digital Library
Digitized books, maps, images, newspapers, and more from around the world.

History at the Library of Congress
Digitized collections on a wide variety of historical topics from the Library of Congress.

History at the Newberry Library
Digitized collections on a wide variety of historical topics from the Newberry Library.

History at the New York Public Library
The New York Public Library's digital collections page, where you can search over 800,000 digitized items.

Latin American History
Digitized documents related to Latin American History from the University of Texas Benson Latin American Collection.

​Holocaust History
The World Holocaust Remembrance Center's digital collections.

Encyclopedia Mythica
An online encyclopedia of mythology, folklore and religion.




American History

African-American History
Wide variety of digital exhibits and other online resources for African-American history from libraries and museums around the country.

American Folk History
Digitized collections from the Library of Congress American Folklife Center.

Asian-American History
Wide variety of digital exhibits and other online resources for Asian-American history from museums and libraries around the country.

Hispanic History
Wide variety of digital exhibits and other online resources for Hispanic history from libraries and museums around the country.

Mexican-American History
Online exhibit on Mexican-American history from the Library of Congress.
 
Native-American History
Wide variety of digital exhibits and other online resources for Native-American history from libraries and museums around the country.

United States Historical Documents
One hundred digitized historical documents related to United States history.

Women's History
Wide variety of digital exhibits and other online resources for women's history from libraries and museums around the country.
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Social Studies

U.S. Government
Great resource for all types of information on the US government.

United States Congress

Learn about the United States Congress- what it is and how it works.

Legislative Process
Learn how the Legislative Process works in Congress.

U.S. Presidents
Biographies of each of the United States Presidents.

Geography
Online maps of current and historical interest at the University of Texas Perry-Castañeda Library.

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Resources for Teachers

Check out the links below for lesson plans and other educational resources for teachers from libraries and research centers around the country.

Learning at the Library of Congress Learning at the Newberry Library  ​Holocaust History
Center on Congress American Folklife Teaching African-American History
Teaching Asian-American History

Teaching Women's History
Teaching Hispanic History Teaching Native-American History









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