World History in Context

April 10, 2012 by  

World History in Context

  Remote Access   In-house Access   World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements. Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, World History in Context offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents, including: More than 2,000 reference articles from acclaimed history titles from … Continue reading

Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)

April 10, 2012 by  

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Remote Access*   In-house Access Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is dedicated to supplying all Kentuckians with a comprehensive and dynamic collection of information resources. The databases supplied through KYVL are paid for by collaborative efforts of state, public, academic and school libraries.  To access KYVL, visit one of the Library’s branches – OR *contact the Reference librarians for a password (cardholder status must be verified to receive current username and password). The … Continue reading

Science in Context

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access  Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers. Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Disputeand Macmillan Science Library, as well as: More … Continue reading

Ancestry Library

April 9, 2012 by  

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In-house Access Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist, or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the … Continue reading

Sanborn Digital Maps

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access*   In-house Access *Contact Genealogy for username and password Sanborn fire insurance maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods. They are large-scale plans containing data that can be used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures. This includes information such as the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, … Continue reading

Heritage Quest Online

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. 18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin? Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors … Continue reading

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