Northwest Digital Archives -
Finding aids for archive and manuscript collections from 19 archives in
Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. A good resource for locating
primary source material.
Columbia River Basin Ethnic
History Archive - Digitized archival holdings.
A project of Washington State University Vancouver, the Idaho State
Historical Society, Oregon Historical Society, Washington State Historical
Society, and Washington State University Pullman.
University of Washington Libraries
archival holdings, with an emphasis on photographs.
Historical Society - Web page of the Historical Society's Library and
Choup-Nit-Ki with the Nez Perce - Papers of Jane Gay Dodge from the
library at Harvard University, relating a stay with the Nez Perce in the
and Archives at the University of Idaho -
Discover what they hold and how to access the collections.
Ranch - A National Historic site in Genesee, Idaho. The website
lists archival documents available at the farm.
Encyclopedia - An authoritative compendium of information on
Oregon people, places, events, and institutions.
HistoryLink.org - An online
encyclopedia providing free, authoritative and comprehensive access to
Washington state and local history for the benefit of students, teachers,
researchers and the general public.
The 9/11 Commission report
- Final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the
Resources - A library of Native American literature, culture, education,
history, issues and language.
American Memory - Digitized archival holdings from the Library of
President : An Online Reference Resource
- "A comprehensive
collection of material about the Presidents of the United States and the
history of the presidency. This web site features essays about the
President's life before, during, and after each presidential term. It
additionally provides information about the First Lady and cabinet officials
of each administration.
collection of essays on the President at Work delves into the function,
responsibilities, and organization of the modern presidency and traces the
history and evolution of presidential duties." Maintained by the
Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
American Rhetoric - A gateway to
famous and important speeches, maintained by Michael E. Eidenmuller,
University of Texas, Tyler.
history: a research guide - Provides citations to print and Internet
reference sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections.
The guide also provides information about the tools researchers can use to
find additional books, articles, dissertations, and primary sources.
bibliography of government documents- Documents related to the threat of
terrorism and the attacks of September 11, 2001 / U.S.
Government Information, Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
The Center for Public
Integrity : Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest - "Billing
its work as 'watchdog journalism in the public interest,' this organization
and its site are the antithesis of sound-bite broadcast news .... Projects
that other news organizations cannot -- or will not -- undertake are
investigated with ferocity by staff and a network of journalists.... "
-- S. B. DeMasi, CHOICE.
Civil Rights Digital Library
- Historical news footage, as well as images of historical documents,
diaries, and letters. Maintained by the University of Georgia.
Distinguished Women of Past and
Present - This site has biographies of women who have contributed to
American culture in many different ways. It includes writers, educators,
scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists,
entertainers, and others. Some were alive hundreds of years ago and some are
Federally Recognized Tribes -
Starting on Page 167 of this Document: The Federal Register, March 2007,
Volume 72, Number 55)] . SUMMARY: This notice
publishes the current list of 561 tribal entities
recognized and eligible for
funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their
status as Indian tribes. The list
is updated from the notice published on November 25, 2005 (70 FR 71194).
Historical Census Browser
- Retrieve census information from 1790 to1960. Provided by the
University of Virginia Library.
of the Lewis and Clark Expedition - Edited by Gary E. Moulton.
NARA - U.S. National
Archives and Records Administration - Archives.gov Home
Native American Documents Project
- E.A. Schwartz ; California State University, San Marcos.
Smithsonian Archives of American Art -
A vast collection of primary source material documenting the visual arts in
America, including photographs, letters, sketchbooks, diaries, and oral
history transcripts. Many of the more recent additions to the
collection have been digitized and are available online.
Smithsonian Institution - The world's largest
museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research
centers, and the National Zoo.
Time Archive - Search the
archives of Time Magazine. If the article you want isn't provided
full-text, remember that the LCSC Library has Time Magazine in paper from
1937-1965 and from 2005 to the present. We have the magazine in microfiche
format from 1966-2003. Some of our journal databases have full-text of
Time Magazine articles from 1992 to the present. Ask the Librarian for
help in finding the article you need!
Utah American Indian
Digital Archive -- Articles, books, government documents, tribal documents,
oral histories, photographs, and maps pertaining to the Northwestern Shoshone,
Goshute, Paiute, Utah Navajo, White Mesa, and Ute Indians. A joint venture
between the American West Center and Marriott Library at the University of Utah,
with generous support from the State of Utah’s Division of Indian Affairs and
Department of Community and Culture.
Voices of Civil Rights - Put
together by the AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and
the Library of Congress.
Beyond the United States:
- Sights and sounds of a continent / University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.
Latin American Network Information Center
- The Latin American Network Information
mission is to facilitate access to
Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. The target
audience includes people living in Latin America, as well as those around
the world who have an interest in this region.
Maps of Africa - Features digital copies of 113 antique maps of Africa
and accompanying text dating from the mid 16th Century to the early 20th
Century. Developed and maintained by the Melville J. Herskovits Library of
African Studies (or the Africana Library) at Northwestern University.
NativeWeb - Resources of indigenous
Cultures around the world.
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Archives.gov - The
website of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Access - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on the
Legislative Branch of the Federal Government. Provided by the Government
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."