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Welcome to the History 300 Cold War OWHL Guide! On this Guide, you'll find a number of e-resources: reference, secondary, and primary, organized by tabs. Feel free to explore on your own with the links to catalogs and books, databases and articles, and websites. If you need help at any time, please contact the librarians at OWHL Answers, below. We are here to help!
Selected Reference e-Books
American National Biography (Oxford)
ANB offers portraits of more than 19,000 American men and women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.
Biography in Context (Gale)
This database provides biographical reference articles on more than 650,000 international figures from all times periods and areas of study. It will also link you to relevant popular and scholarly press articles.
This database is like an online Garver Room with articles from nearly 1,000 reference sources covering all disciplines.
Reference Universe searches the indices of reference works in OWHL.
American History Online (Facts on File)
This source features thousands of reference articles on American political, military, social, and cultural history over the past 500 years. Some primary sources may also be found here.
African American History Online (Facts on File)
This source features thousands of reference articles, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. Some primary sources may also be found here.
American Indian History Online (Facts on File)
This source provides reference articles on over 15,000 years of Native American culture and history, and includes biographies, legends, treaties, and more. Some primary sources are included.