Social Studies

Resources about historical and current events, social issues, historical figures, and data about countries and states.

Biography in Context
Biographical information on people from history and today.

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States
A selection of primary sources from ProQuest. 

Crash Course are courses that are excellent to learn new subjects or to review for upcoming exams. They are a series of short videos that are crash courses in each subject. U.S. History, for example, has about 48 videos. Look through the videos to find the areas you need a refresher in: the Constitution, the Roaring 20's, the New Deal and more.
U.S. History
World History
World History II
Navigating Digital Information
Media Literacy
Intellectual Property
History of Science
European History
"Big" History


Information about countries and states including flags, photographs, videos, and data tables.

Gale OneFile: U.S. History
Search balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic researchers. Updated daily.

Gale OneFile: World History
Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.  

History Study Center
Information about global history covering ancient times to the present. Includes images, primary sources, study units, and videos. 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Information from many points of view (pro and con) about social issues and current events.