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History: Recommended Resources

A research guide for finding History resources in the BC3 Library and on the Internet, complied by the BC3 Librarians.

Suggested Databases for History Articles

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.

Annenberg Learner Videos

The Constitution: That Delicate Balance

This course is broken down into units, each exploring the topic through a one-hour video video. 


A Biography of America: American history is presented as a living narrative rather than a collection of facts and dates.

This course is broken down into units, each exploring the topic through a 30 minute video. 

Featured Print Books

Featured E-Books

The Academic Article

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The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for all types of history, as well as geography and government. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks

History and Geography books are located in the 900 section of the library. This includes maps, ancient civilizations, U.S. History, wars, World History, countries and continents.

Books on government are located in 353.


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Jennifer Greenwald
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