Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


E - E199 : Indians of North American, African Americans, and Colonial U.S. History

Total of 36 Records
 
Title: AMDOCS

Provider: University of Kansas

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Also known as Documents for the Study of American History, AMDOCS indexes and links to hundreds of primary sources in U.S. history from the 15th century to the 21st, most of which reside on the University of Kansas server.

Updated 10/24/06


Title: AMDOCS

Provider: University of Kansas

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Also known as Documents for the Study of American History, AMDOCS indexes and links to hundreds of primary sources in U.S. history from the 15th century to the 21st, most of which reside on the University of Kansas server.

Updated 10/24/06


Title: American History

Provider: Avalon Project

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: American History: A Documentary Record, 1492 - 1973 is a searchable collection of charters, constitutions, declarations, treaties and other documents relating to the topic from Yale Law School's Avalon Project. Primary sources.


Title: American History

Provider: Avalon Project

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: American History: A Documentary Record, 1492 - 1973 is a searchable collection of charters, constitutions, declarations, treaties and other documents relating to the topic from Yale Law School's Avalon Project. Primary sources.


Title: AmericanPresident.org

Provider: Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States; United States--Politics and government

LC Class: E176

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: This site offers two perspectives on the presidency: the Presidency in History, and the Presidency in Action. "Presidency in History" provides extended biographies with links to information on First Ladies, the Cabinet,staff and advisors, key events and additional Internet resources. "Presidency in Action" provides essays onthe powers and responsibilities of the office: Economic Policy, Foreign Policy, Legislative Affairs, National Security, Presidential Politics Administration of the Govrnment and Administration of the White House. Includes details on administrative units, positions

Added 7/9/06


Title: AmericanPresident.org

Provider: Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States; United States--Politics and government

LC Class: E176

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: This site offers two perspectives on the presidency: the Presidency in History, and the Presidency in Action. "Presidency in History" provides extended biographies with links to information on First Ladies, the Cabinet,staff and advisors, key events and additional Internet resources. "Presidency in Action" provides essays onthe powers and responsibilities of the office: Economic Policy, Foreign Policy, Legislative Affairs, National Security, Presidential Politics Administration of the Govrnment and Administration of the White House. Includes details on administrative units, positions

Added 7/9/06


Title: Classics of American Colonial History

Provider: Dinsmore Documentation

Subject Heading/s: United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

LC Class: E186

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "We have selected scholarly books and articles on American colonial history that appear to be of continuing interest.

Our goal is to add four documents (articles or book chapters) per week. Readers are invited to suggest further public-domain documents for digitization."


Title: Classics of American Colonial History

Provider: Dinsmore Documentation

Subject Heading/s: United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

LC Class: E186

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "We have selected scholarly books and articles on American colonial history that appear to be of continuing interest.

Our goal is to add four documents (articles or book chapters) per week. Readers are invited to suggest further public-domain documents for digitization."


Title: Economic, Political and Financial events in the U.S.

Provider: Duke University

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A history of important financial, economic, and political events in the United States since 1820."


Title: Economic, Political and Financial events in the U.S.

Provider: Duke University

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A history of important financial, economic, and political events in the United States since 1820."


Title: Encarta Africana

Provider: Microsoft Encarta Africana

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans-History; Biography.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Selected articles and biography of African Americans, past and present.


Title: Encarta Africana

Provider: Microsoft Encarta Africana

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans-History; Biography.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Selected articles and biography of African Americans, past and present.


Title: Encyclopaedia Britannica Guide to Black History

Provider: Encyclopaedia Britannica

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans--History.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "Encyclopaedia Britannica celebrates Black History Month in the United States with the 1999 edition of The Encyclopaedia Britannica Guide to Black History. First released to critical acclaim in February 1997, this popular Spotlight has been revised and redesigned with added features, increased navigation, and new and updated articles."
It "features 600 informative articles and is beautifully illustrated with historical film clips and audio recordings, as well as hundreds of photographs and other images."


Title: Encyclopaedia Britannica Guide to Black History

Provider: Encyclopaedia Britannica

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans--History.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "Encyclopaedia Britannica celebrates Black History Month in the United States with the 1999 edition of The Encyclopaedia Britannica Guide to Black History. First released to critical acclaim in February 1997, this popular Spotlight has been revised and redesigned with added features, increased navigation, and new and updated articles."
It "features 600 informative articles and is beautifully illustrated with historical film clips and audio recordings, as well as hundreds of photographs and other images."


Title: Hall of Black Achievement

Provider: Bridgewater State College

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans--History.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The Hall of Black Achievement (HOBA) is a project of Bridgewater State College . . . [and] is a repository of the records or the significant achievements and contributions of [more than 30] Blacks, Cape Verdeans, and Hispanics of African descent."


Title: Hall of Black Achievement

Provider: Bridgewater State College

Subject Heading/s: Afro-Americans--History.

LC Class: E185

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The Hall of Black Achievement (HOBA) is a project of Bridgewater State College . . . [and] is a repository of the records or the significant achievements and contributions of [more than 30] Blacks, Cape Verdeans, and Hispanics of African descent."


Title: Historic Events

Provider: Scope Systems

Subject Heading/s: United States--History; United States--Chronology.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "Historic Events & Birthdates occuring on this day of the year." Dates of death are also found. Events, most of which pertain to the U.S., are briefly identified.


Title: Historic Events

Provider: Scope Systems

Subject Heading/s: United States--History; United States--Chronology.

LC Class: E173

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "Historic Events & Birthdates occuring on this day of the year." Dates of death are also found. Events, most of which pertain to the U.S., are briefly identified.


Title: Making of America (Cornell)

Provider: Cornell University Prototype Digital Library

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A searchable collection of over 250 monographs and 100,000 articles from 1814-1926; particularly strong in the sciences and social sciences. Viewable as images, pdf, or text. Some are primary sources.


Title: Making of America (Cornell)

Provider: Cornell University Prototype Digital Library

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A searchable collection of over 250 monographs and 100,000 articles from 1814-1926; particularly strong in the sciences and social sciences. Viewable as images, pdf, or text. Some are primary sources.


Title: Making of America (Michigan)

Provider: University of Michigan

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints."


Title: Making of America (Michigan)

Provider: University of Michigan

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints."


Title: National Parks

Provider: U.S. National Park Service

Subject Heading/s: National parks and reserves--United States.

LC Class: E151

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A guide to U.S. national parks from the National Parks Service.


Title: National Parks

Provider: U.S. National Park Service

Subject Heading/s: National parks and reserves--United States.

LC Class: E151

Reference Category: Directories

Description: A guide to U.S. national parks from the National Parks Service.


Title: National Register Information System

Provider: U.S. National Park Service

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings--United States; Historic sites--United States.

LC Class: E151

Reference Category: Directories

Description: ". . . a database of information about places listed on or determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. This computerized index to America's historic places . . . provides descriptive fields about each property."


Title: National Register Information System

Provider: U.S. National Park Service

Subject Heading/s: Historic buildings--United States; Historic sites--United States.

LC Class: E151

Reference Category: Directories

Description: ". . . a database of information about places listed on or determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. This computerized index to America's historic places . . . provides descriptive fields about each property."


Title: New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

Provider: Bartleby.com

Subject Heading/s: United States--Civilization.

LC Class: E169.1

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary "identifies and defines the names, phrases, events, and other items that are familiar to most literate Americans: the information that we call cultural literacy. Although few of us will know every entry, most of us will be familiar with the majority, even if we are unable to define each one exactly."


Title: New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

Provider: Bartleby.com

Subject Heading/s: United States--Civilization.

LC Class: E169.1

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary "identifies and defines the names, phrases, events, and other items that are familiar to most literate Americans: the information that we call cultural literacy. Although few of us will know every entry, most of us will be familiar with the majority, even if we are unable to define each one exactly."


Title: Presidential TImeline of the Twentieth Century

Provider: Learning Technology Center in The University of Texas at Austin College of Education

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States--history--20th century--Sources;

LC Class: E176.1

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "The Presidential Timeline provides a single point of access to an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you’ll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives."

Added 11/07/2008


Title: Presidential TImeline of the Twentieth Century

Provider: Learning Technology Center in The University of Texas at Austin College of Education

Subject Heading/s: Presidents--United States--history--20th century--Sources;

LC Class: E176.1

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "The Presidential Timeline provides a single point of access to an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you’ll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives."

Added 11/07/2008


Title: States and Capitals

Provider: 50 States.com

Subject Heading/s: State governments--United States--Miscellanea.

LC Class: E180

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: The usual state birds, etc. plus links to county census data, state agencies, and lists by state for famous people, songs and other information.


Title: States and Capitals

Provider: 50 States.com

Subject Heading/s: State governments--United States--Miscellanea.

LC Class: E180

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: The usual state birds, etc. plus links to county census data, state agencies, and lists by state for famous people, songs and other information.


Title: Those Were the Days

Provider: 440 International

Subject Heading/s: United States--History--Chronology; United States--History--Miscellenea.

LC Class: E174.5

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: A listing of major historical events in American history by date of occurence.

"Make sure you check Those Were the Days daily for updated Events, Birthdays and Chart Toppers. We are continuing to add new items, enhance existing ones, verify factual information and stomp out errors. TWtD editions are moved into these Archives only after they have appeared in the daily feature."

Chart Toppers are evidently the top four radio musical hits on that day for eight year intervals beginning with 1946 and ending 1986.


Title: Those Were the Days

Provider: 440 International

Subject Heading/s: United States--History--Chronology; United States--History--Miscellenea.

LC Class: E174.5

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: A listing of major historical events in American history by date of occurence.

"Make sure you check Those Were the Days daily for updated Events, Birthdays and Chart Toppers. We are continuing to add new items, enhance existing ones, verify factual information and stomp out errors. TWtD editions are moved into these Archives only after they have appeared in the daily feature."

Chart Toppers are evidently the top four radio musical hits on that day for eight year intervals beginning with 1946 and ending 1986.


Title: USA 1840-1960

Provider: Spartacus Educational

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

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


Title: USA 1840-1960

Provider: Spartacus Educational

Subject Heading/s: United States--History.

LC Class: E171

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

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