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Library Books

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American Countercultures - Gina Misiroglu
Call Number: R 973.03 American
ISBN: 0765680602

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Black Heroes - Jessie Carney Smith
Call Number: R 973.04 Black
ISBN: 0780807286

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Great Lives from History - Robert F. Gorman
Call Number: R 909.82 Great
ISBN: 158765346X

Research Databases

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Provides access to articles, primary sources, and images, maps and charts for the study of U.S. history.


Provides access to a broad subject range of full-text academic journals and books.


Provides access to in-depth, original profiles of significant historical and cultural people.

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Databases vs. Websites


  • Paid for by the library.  Often very expensive!
  • Cannot be searched in Google.
  • Includes sources written by professors, scholars, journalists, "smart people", etc.
  • Authority of information is verified by experts.


  • Access is free.  No one is paying for the content.
  • Anyone can publish a website.  The information included is often not verified by anyone.
  • Can be searched in a variety of search engines, including Google.
  • Must examine with a critical eye!

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