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Research Databases & Tools

African-American History Online

Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history. From Facts on File


American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience


American Indian History Online

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
From Facts on File.


American Women's History Online

Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
From Facts on File


Ancient and Medieval History Online

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
From Facts on File


Facts on File

Find articles about history, including modern, ancient, medieval, American Indian, African-American, and women; science; careers; teacher curriculum materials, and there’s even an atlas.


Facts on File History Database Search

Search all Facts on File History Databases in one step to find articles. Included databases:


History Reference Center

Find full-text articles, historical documents, photos or biographies from periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.


Issues & Controversies in American History

Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.


Modern World History Online

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
From Facts on File


Points of View Reference Center

This database is easy to read and covers both sides of controversial subjects facing society today. Find full articles to help you develop an argument, write a paper, or debate your point of view...