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Course Reserves - 12th edition
Copies of the textbook for HIS 131 and HIS 132 are on Reserve (LWLC Information Desk).
Copies can be checked out for in-LWLC use for 2 hours.
Suggestions for additional e-resources can be sent to Neil Foulger (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via the Materials Request Form.
Please provide as much information (especially if it is freely accessible) including the URL and a brief description.
Open Access Websites
These open access resources are relevant to history.
African Journals Online This link opens in a new window
This African studies database indexes over 350 peer-reviewed journals published in African countries.
Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections This link opens in a new window
Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government. Formerly called Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama.
Alabama Maps This link opens in a new window
Freely accessible maps maintained by the Cartographic Research Laboratory, which is based at University of Alabama. Collection includes historical and current maps of Alabama and beyond.
Alabama Mosaic This link opens in a new window
Digital repository of images relating Alabama’s history, culture, places, and people. (AVL)
BlackPast This link opens in a new window
Reference and primary source center related to African American and African history.
Census Bureau This link opens in a new window
Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CORE - COnnecting REpositories This link opens in a new window
Open access research outputs from repositories and journals throughout the world.
Documenting the American South This link opens in a new window
Sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.
Encyclopedia of Alabama This link opens in a new window
History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.
Google Arts & Culture This link opens in a new window
Access to world’s best artworks and museum exhibits via Art Project, Historic Moments, and World Wonders.
GovInfo This link opens in a new window
Electronic access to information products produced by the Federal Government’s Government Printing Office.
Homeland Security Digital Library This link opens in a new window
Documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
Infoplease.com This link opens in a new window
Reference site featuring an almanac, atlas, calculator/charts, dictionary, encyclopedia, images, and top 10 lists
Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute This link opens in a new window
Information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and the movements that were/are inspired by him.
Pew Internet & American Life This link opens in a new window
Information on issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world.
Pew Social & Demographic Trends This link opens in a new window
Pew reports written from 2005-present along with photographs, charts, graphs, and datasets.
Public Agenda for Citizens This link opens in a new window
Non-partisan information on public policy issues along with editorials.
State Agency Databases This link opens in a new window
Links to information published by state, subject, and other resources.
Stateline.org This link opens in a new window
Nonprofit, nonpartisan new site reporting on trends and issues in state policy and politics.
Statistical Abstract of the United States This link opens in a new window
Digital version of the Statistical Abstract of the United States providing U.S. social, political and economic data from 1878 to 2012.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database This link opens in a new window
Information about the voyages, estimates, and images concerning the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
World Digital Library This link opens in a new window
Digital artifacts spanning the history of civilization.
World Factbook This link opens in a new window
Published by the Central Intelligence Agency, this factbook provides political and economic information for every country and territory.