History & Genealogy

A to Z Maps Online

The world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use our more than 60,000 maps in school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects.

African American History

Thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.


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Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America

Citations of resources covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.

Fold3 Library Edition

Powered by Ancestry, this resource offers a premier collection of nearly 500 million military records from the U.S. and around the world.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Includes scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs. Updated annually.

Heritage Quest

A collection of digitized material that puts family research in an historical, social and cultural context.

Infobase Access Video On Demand

Find an expansive, patron-friendly collection of thousands of high-quality videos from around the world : from Oscar®, Emmy®, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, to how-to programs that make life easier and richer, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, a variety of TV shows and movies, and more. 

Military and Government Collection

Current news, full text articles and abstracts pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Proquest African American Heritage

This genealogy resource focuses exclusively on resources devoted to African American family history research.

Proquest Historical Newspapers: The Austin American-Statesman

The AustinAmericanStatesman (Historical) includes searchable articles from Austin, Texas, newspapers for the years 1871-1980.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

Valuable tools for learning about the history, growth and development of Texas cities. 

Texas Reference Center

Full text articles about Texas including current events, history and culture.