Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


DA - DX9999 : History (Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceana)

Total of 42 Records
 
Title: British History: 1700-1950

Provider: Spartacus Educational

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive encyclopedic dictionary of major topics, people and events from Spartacus Educational.


Title: British History: 1700-1950

Provider: Spartacus Educational

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: An interactive encyclopedic dictionary of major topics, people and events from Spartacus Educational.


Title: De Imperatoribus Romanis

Provider: De Imperatoribus Romanis

Subject Heading/s: Roman emperors

LC Class: DG

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453). The encyclopedia consists of (1) an index of all the emperors who ruled during the empire's 1500 years, (2) a growing number of biographical essays on the individual emperors, (3) family trees ("stemmata") of important imperial dynasties, (4) an index of significant battles in the empire's history, (5) a growing number of capsule descriptions and maps of these battles, and (6) maps of the empire at different times. Wherever possible, these materials are cross-referenced by live links."


Title: De Imperatoribus Romanis

Provider: De Imperatoribus Romanis

Subject Heading/s: Roman emperors

LC Class: DG

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeologus (1449-1453). The encyclopedia consists of (1) an index of all the emperors who ruled during the empire's 1500 years, (2) a growing number of biographical essays on the individual emperors, (3) family trees ("stemmata") of important imperial dynasties, (4) an index of significant battles in the empire's history, (5) a growing number of capsule descriptions and maps of these battles, and (6) maps of the empire at different times. Wherever possible, these materials are cross-referenced by live links."


Title: Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Provider: New Zealand Government

Subject Heading/s: New Zealand--Biography

LC Class: DU

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This website contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country. It does not include people who are alive. This site (and the printed volumes) contains: the biographies of 3,049 people in 2,977 biographical essays . . ."


Title: Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Provider: New Zealand Government

Subject Heading/s: New Zealand--Biography

LC Class: DU

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This website contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country. It does not include people who are alive. This site (and the printed volumes) contains: the biographies of 3,049 people in 2,977 biographical essays . . ."


Title: Digital Egypt for Universities

Provider: University College of London

Subject Heading/s: Egypt--Antiquities

LC Class: DT 77

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "A learning and teaching resource" on ancient Egypt across all disciplines. Divided into eight topics: Archaeological Record, Art and Architecture, Communication Technologies, Ideology and Beliefs, Technology and Industry, Contacts between Peoples, Social History, and The Exact Sciences. Each division includes a bar of tabs to access a timeline, maps, an index and resource guidance.

Added 5/2/07


Title: Digital Egypt for Universities

Provider: University College of London

Subject Heading/s: Egypt--Antiquities

LC Class: DT 77

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "A learning and teaching resource" on ancient Egypt across all disciplines. Divided into eight topics: Archaeological Record, Art and Architecture, Communication Technologies, Ideology and Beliefs, Technology and Industry, Contacts between Peoples, Social History, and The Exact Sciences. Each division includes a bar of tabs to access a timeline, maps, an index and resource guidance.

Added 5/2/07


Title: Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Provider: LexicOrient

Subject Heading/s: Africa, North--Description and travel; Middle East--Description and travel

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An interactive encyclopedia with more than 600 separate articles, photos, graphics, sound clips, music clips, and pronunciation clips on the countries of North Africa and the Middle East; updated weekly.


Title: Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Provider: LexicOrient

Subject Heading/s: Africa, North--Description and travel; Middle East--Description and travel

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An interactive encyclopedia with more than 600 separate articles, photos, graphics, sound clips, music clips, and pronunciation clips on the countries of North Africa and the Middle East; updated weekly.


Title: Federal Statistical Office, Germany

Provider: Federal Statistical Office, Germany

Subject Heading/s: Germany--Statistics.

LC Class: DD

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data categories include:

Geography
Population
Employment
Elections
Education and culture
Social security schemes
Health
Justice
Construction and housing
Environment
Agriculture, fisheries
Production industries, crafts
Domestic trade, tourism
Transport
Money and banking, services
Foreign trade
Businesses, business notifications
Prices
Wages and salaries
Household budget surveys, time use
Finance and taxes
National accounts
International data


Title: Federal Statistical Office, Germany

Provider: Federal Statistical Office, Germany

Subject Heading/s: Germany--Statistics.

LC Class: DD

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data categories include:

Geography
Population
Employment
Elections
Education and culture
Social security schemes
Health
Justice
Construction and housing
Environment
Agriculture, fisheries
Production industries, crafts
Domestic trade, tourism
Transport
Money and banking, services
Foreign trade
Businesses, business notifications
Prices
Wages and salaries
Household budget surveys, time use
Finance and taxes
National accounts
International data


Title: Government Views of Iraq

Provider: Government Documents Division, Cohen Library, The City College of New York

Subject Heading/s: Iraq War, 2003

LC Class: DS79.76

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "The War with Iraq is front-burner news. Here are some online primary resources to help fill in the background. This site concentrates on Government documents and information about Iraq. While the bulk of the resources are from the United States, there are resources from Britain, other members of the "Coalition of the Willing" and the United Nations as well.

Resources include U.S. Congressional Hearings and Resolutions, Federal Agency reports, transcripts of press conferences and the CENTCOM briefings, USAID Fact Sheets, Legislation, Presidential Communications, United Nations Security Council Resolutions, etc. Topics covered include general background information, the Sanctions imposed upon Iraq in 1990, as well as the subsequent Oil-for-Food Programme agreed to by the United Nations Secretariat and Iraq, the Geneva Conventions and Protocols, Agriculture & Forestry, Captured Iraqi Documents, Gulf War 1990-1991, Halabja, Health, History, Human Shields, Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988, No-Fly Zones, Marine & Maritime, People, POWs & MIAs, Refugees & Displaced Persons, Energy Resources, Human Rights, Legal Resources, Religious Freedom, Reconstruction, Women and examples of the Leaflets dropped over Iraq by Coalition aircraft.

Also included is the text of Public Law 107-243 which authorized the use of the United States Armed Forces against Iraq when signed by President George W. Bush on 16 October 2002."


Title: Government Views of Iraq

Provider: Government Documents Division, Cohen Library, The City College of New York

Subject Heading/s: Iraq War, 2003

LC Class: DS79.76

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "The War with Iraq is front-burner news. Here are some online primary resources to help fill in the background. This site concentrates on Government documents and information about Iraq. While the bulk of the resources are from the United States, there are resources from Britain, other members of the "Coalition of the Willing" and the United Nations as well.

Resources include U.S. Congressional Hearings and Resolutions, Federal Agency reports, transcripts of press conferences and the CENTCOM briefings, USAID Fact Sheets, Legislation, Presidential Communications, United Nations Security Council Resolutions, etc. Topics covered include general background information, the Sanctions imposed upon Iraq in 1990, as well as the subsequent Oil-for-Food Programme agreed to by the United Nations Secretariat and Iraq, the Geneva Conventions and Protocols, Agriculture & Forestry, Captured Iraqi Documents, Gulf War 1990-1991, Halabja, Health, History, Human Shields, Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988, No-Fly Zones, Marine & Maritime, People, POWs & MIAs, Refugees & Displaced Persons, Energy Resources, Human Rights, Legal Resources, Religious Freedom, Reconstruction, Women and examples of the Leaflets dropped over Iraq by Coalition aircraft.

Also included is the text of Public Law 107-243 which authorized the use of the United States Armed Forces against Iraq when signed by President George W. Bush on 16 October 2002."


Title: Indochina - Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Provider: Avalon Project

Subject Heading/s: Asia, Southeastern--History.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A collection of declarations, papers, treaties and other documents relating to the topic; 1950-1964. From Yale Law School's Avalon Project. Primary sources.


Title: Indochina - Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Provider: Avalon Project

Subject Heading/s: Asia, Southeastern--History.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A collection of declarations, papers, treaties and other documents relating to the topic; 1950-1964. From Yale Law School's Avalon Project. Primary sources.


Title: Jewish Encyclopedia

Provider: JewishEncyclopedia.com

Subject Heading/s: Jews--Encyclopedias.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations."


Title: Jewish Encyclopedia

Provider: JewishEncyclopedia.com

Subject Heading/s: Jews--Encyclopedias.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations."


Title: Jewish Virtual Library

Provider: American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE)

Subject Heading/s: Jews--Encyclopedias;

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: A "comprehensive online Jewish encyclopedia in the world, covering everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism." Includes more than 10,000 articles and 5,000 photographs and maps. "The Library has 13 wings: History, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Israel & The States, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, Vital Statistics and Reference. Each of these has numerous subcategories. . .The Reference section has bibliographies of more than 1,000 books and 1,000 web sites, and a glossary of more than 1,000 words and a time-line for the history of Judaism.

Added 7/13/06


Title: Jewish Virtual Library

Provider: American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE)

Subject Heading/s: Jews--Encyclopedias;

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: A "comprehensive online Jewish encyclopedia in the world, covering everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism." Includes more than 10,000 articles and 5,000 photographs and maps. "The Library has 13 wings: History, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Israel & The States, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, Vital Statistics and Reference. Each of these has numerous subcategories. . .The Reference section has bibliographies of more than 1,000 books and 1,000 web sites, and a glossary of more than 1,000 words and a time-line for the history of Judaism.

Added 7/13/06


Title: Middle East Historical and Peace Process Documents

Provider: MidEast Web

Subject Heading/s: Arab-Israeli conflict -- History.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "MidEast Web was started by people active in Middle East dialog and peace education efforts. Our goal is to weave a world-wide web of Arabs, Jews and others who want to build a new Middle East based on coexistence and neighborly relations."
Documents are accompanied by explanatory notes. Includes primary sources.


Title: Middle East Historical and Peace Process Documents

Provider: MidEast Web

Subject Heading/s: Arab-Israeli conflict -- History.

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "MidEast Web was started by people active in Middle East dialog and peace education efforts. Our goal is to weave a world-wide web of Arabs, Jews and others who want to build a new Middle East based on coexistence and neighborly relations."
Documents are accompanied by explanatory notes. Includes primary sources.


Title: National Statistics

Provider: UK Office for National Statistics

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--Statistics

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: National Statistics ". . . provides an up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful description of the UK's economy and society. National Statistics covers government data produced to the high professional standards set out in the Official Statistics Code of Practice."


Title: National Statistics

Provider: UK Office for National Statistics

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--Statistics

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: National Statistics ". . . provides an up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful description of the UK's economy and society. National Statistics covers government data produced to the high professional standards set out in the Official Statistics Code of Practice."


Title: New Zealand Timeline

Provider: N.Z. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Subject Heading/s: New Zealand--History

LC Class: DU

Reference Category: Histories

Description: Each era is categorized by Land Ownership and Settlement, Land Use, Commerce, Agricultural Events, Community, and Government Policy.


Title: New Zealand Timeline

Provider: N.Z. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Subject Heading/s: New Zealand--History

LC Class: DU

Reference Category: Histories

Description: Each era is categorized by Land Ownership and Settlement, Land Use, Commerce, Agricultural Events, Community, and Government Policy.


Title: Overview of Classical Greek History

Provider: Perseus Project

Subject Heading/s: History, Ancient; Greece--History

LC Class: DF

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An Overview of Classical Greek History from Homer to Alexander, by Thomas R. Martin, is an interactive history of Greece from 1200 B.C. to 323 B.C. From the Perseus Project, Tufts University.


Title: Overview of Classical Greek History

Provider: Perseus Project

Subject Heading/s: History, Ancient; Greece--History

LC Class: DF

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An Overview of Classical Greek History from Homer to Alexander, by Thomas R. Martin, is an interactive history of Greece from 1200 B.C. to 323 B.C. From the Perseus Project, Tufts University.


Title: Question of Palestine

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Palestine

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Histories

Description: An interactive history of Palestine since 1917, with links to UN resolutions, The map collection, and The United Nations and the Question of Palestine.


Title: Question of Palestine

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Palestine

LC Class: DS

Reference Category: Histories

Description: An interactive history of Palestine since 1917, with links to UN resolutions, The map collection, and The United Nations and the Question of Palestine.


Title: Timelines

Provider: BBC

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: British, Northern Ireland, English, Scottish, and Welsh timelines provide dates and articles for various eras.


Title: Timelines

Provider: BBC

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: British, Northern Ireland, English, Scottish, and Welsh timelines provide dates and articles for various eras.


Title: TimeRef

Provider: TimeRef

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History--Medieval period.

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "Welcome to the Medieval world of TimeRef. Follow the history of Medieval Britain from the time of Alfred the Great, through the Norman Conquest and up to the start of the Tudor Age. Detailed Timelines contain events for years between 800 and 1499AD. Maps show the locations of castles, abbeys and cathedrals in England, Scotland and Wales. Every person and building on this site has its own timeline and links to related subjects."


Title: TimeRef

Provider: TimeRef

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History--Medieval period.

LC Class: DA

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "Welcome to the Medieval world of TimeRef. Follow the history of Medieval Britain from the time of Alfred the Great, through the Norman Conquest and up to the start of the Tudor Age. Detailed Timelines contain events for years between 800 and 1499AD. Maps show the locations of castles, abbeys and cathedrals in England, Scotland and Wales. Every person and building on this site has its own timeline and links to related subjects."


Title: Victorian Dictionary

Provider: Lee Jackson

Subject Heading/s: London (England)--History; Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901.

LC Class: DA550

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: Not a dictionary, but an index to primary sources for the history of Victorian England. It is under construction, and not all subject categories link to text.
Lee Jackson is a librarian at the University of East London and also writes historical fiction. Any questions about Victorian London, or suggestions for additions to the site are very welcome.


Title: Victorian Dictionary

Provider: Lee Jackson

Subject Heading/s: London (England)--History; Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901.

LC Class: DA550

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: Not a dictionary, but an index to primary sources for the history of Victorian England. It is under construction, and not all subject categories link to text.
Lee Jackson is a librarian at the University of East London and also writes historical fiction. Any questions about Victorian London, or suggestions for additions to the site are very welcome.


Title: Victorian Research Web

Provider: Patrick Leary

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901

LC Class: DA550

Reference Category: Guides

Description: VRW is a guide to research resources for the scholarly study of nineteenth-century Britain. The site is maintained by Patrick Leary of Indiana University. Links provide access to information about such sources as archives, libraries, bibliographies, biographies, book reviews, other Victorian-focused web sites, and conferences. Includes details on planning a research trip and on using the British Library.

Added 11/11/2008


Title: Victorian Research Web

Provider: Patrick Leary

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901

LC Class: DA550

Reference Category: Guides

Description: VRW is a guide to research resources for the scholarly study of nineteenth-century Britain. The site is maintained by Patrick Leary of Indiana University. Links provide access to information about such sources as archives, libraries, bibliographies, biographies, book reviews, other Victorian-focused web sites, and conferences. Includes details on planning a research trip and on using the British Library.

Added 11/11/2008


Title: Vietnam War Bibliography

Provider: Clemson University

Subject Heading/s: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

LC Class: DS557.7

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: An annotated bibliography, comprised mostly of books. Last revised by Edwin E. Moïse in 1996.


Title: Vietnam War Bibliography

Provider: Richard Jensen

Subject Heading/s: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

LC Class: DS557.7

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: A bibliography of primary and secondary sources on the Vietnam War in paper and online. Organized into eighteen sub-groups: Online Resources; Overviews and Reference; Airpower & Navy; Army & Marines; China and USSR; Ethics, Legality; Fiction, Poetry; Films, Music, Popular Culture; Home Front, Public Opinion, Peace Movements; North Vietnam, VietCong, Cambodia, Laos; Origins, Personal Accounts, Reporting; Reference and Historiography; Soldiers, Medical Nursing, POWs & Veterans; South Vietnam, Pacification; US Alies; Washington Perspective: Pentagon; Washington Perspective: White House, State Department, Diplomacy.

Added 10/16/06


Title: Vietnam War Bibliography

Provider: Clemson University

Subject Heading/s: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

LC Class: DS557.7

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: An annotated bibliography, comprised mostly of books. Last revised by Edwin E. Moïse in 1996.


Title: Vietnam War Bibliography

Provider: Richard Jensen

Subject Heading/s: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

LC Class: DS557.7

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: A bibliography of primary and secondary sources on the Vietnam War in paper and online. Organized into eighteen sub-groups: Online Resources; Overviews and Reference; Airpower & Navy; Army & Marines; China and USSR; Ethics, Legality; Fiction, Poetry; Films, Music, Popular Culture; Home Front, Public Opinion, Peace Movements; North Vietnam, VietCong, Cambodia, Laos; Origins, Personal Accounts, Reporting; Reference and Historiography; Soldiers, Medical Nursing, POWs & Veterans; South Vietnam, Pacification; US Alies; Washington Perspective: Pentagon; Washington Perspective: White House, State Department, Diplomacy.

Added 10/16/06