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AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE African American Experience (AAE) has the widest depth and breadth of information available of any online database collection on African American history and culture.

AMERICA: HISTORY AND LIFE History and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

AMERICAN HISTORY American History is a comprehensive source of information that provides scholarly essays that illuminate the intricacies of American politics, science, culture, philosophy, and economics. From the Civil War to Woodstock, this authoritative database explores the ongoing development of the United States, putting past events in context with modern times.

AMERICAN HISTORY IN VIDEO Rich online video collection of documentary, newsreel, and archival footage on American history.

AMERICAN INDIAN EXPERIENCE American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable digital resource that provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.

DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY Daily Life through History explores ordinary life through time and across the globe, bringing the past to life through details that turn flat descriptions of historical characters into human beings that today's students can relate to.

EUROPEAN VIEWS OF THE AMERICAS: 1493-1750 Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Covers history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.

HARPWEEK (HARPER'S WEEKLY) 1857-1877 Searchable and fully indexed illustrated newspaper from the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

HISTORY REFERENCE CENTER History reference books, encyclopedias, history magazines, historical documents, biographies and historical photos, maps and other images. (Librarian's Pick!)

HISTORICAL ABSTRACTS Covers history of the world since 1450 (excluding United States and Canada).

HUMANITIES INTERNATIONAL COMPLETE Journals, books, and other resources in the humanities.

LATINO AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Comprehensive, informative, and now even easier to use, Latino American Experience (LAE) is the latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos�the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States.

MERLOT HISTORY A collection of databases created to be used by students. The sites have been reviewed and can supplement your assignments.

MODERN GENOCIDE: UNDERSTANDING CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES This full, rich comprehensive resource provides definitive expertise on the sensitive and hard-to-teach topic of genocide.

POP CULTURE UNIVERSE Authoritative database on popular culture in America and the world. It offers articles focused on describing major events and trends in pop culture from the 1900s to the present, from the Gibson Girls of the Gilded Age to the social media of the 2000s.

WORLD AT WAR: UNDERSTANDING CONFLICT AND SOCIETY This database provides users with the most authoritative accounts of the past wars that have shaped our world, as well as up-to-date information regarding the conflicts that continue to take a toll on the world's population.

WORLD GEOGRAPHY: UNDERSTANDING A CHANGING WORLD World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides essential knowledge of the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.

WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ERAS World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers early human history around the globe� from the dawn of prehistory through the great ancient empires to the beginning of the Renaissance. This database helps students grasp the significance of every area of the world, including Asia, Africa, and the Americas

WORLD HISTORY: THE MODERN ERA World History: The Modern Era covers a broad range of topics in depth�the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.

WORLD NEWS DIGEST Day by day accounts of news and events world-wide from 1940 to the present.



ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database covering all academic areas of study.

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT Official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.

JSTOR Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts & Sciences and Life Sciences.

OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

PROJECT MUSE High quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.


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Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

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FAX: 434.386.4677
Email: library@cvcc.vccs.edu

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