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Get contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Content includes reference works, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
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Get contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Content includes reference works, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
- Sparknotes History Study Guides
- Internet History Sourcebooks Project (directories of links, primary sources)
- Perseus Digital Library (primary sources; mostly Greece, Rome, and 19th Century America)
- American Memory Collection (Library of Congress)
- Digital History (textbook & primary sources)
- Documents for the Study of American History
- Encyclopaedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
California & San José History
- List of Historic Sites in Santa Clara County
- Online Archive of California
- San José Library Digital Collections
- Silicon Valley History Online