Eresources and online databases related to History
Interested in learning more about the past?
East Central Regional Library has these great tools and recommendations for you to check out!
Full text of popular magazine and scholarly journal articles covering all subject areas including multimedia, primary source documents, and reference books. Includes Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center.*
500+ lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units, designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Courses include videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for interaction with other learners. Take multiple classes, video-audit a course, learn at your own pace.**
- Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) — Access to millions of items including photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the U.S.
- Minnesota Historical Society — Access to the research library catalog, archives, and indexes (birth, death, veterans)
- Umbra Search African American History — Brings together pieces of African American history and culture, with more than 500,000 digitized materials from over 1,000 libraries and archives across the country.
*Subscription purchased by eLibrary Minnesota (ELM).
**Subscription purchased by East Central Regional Library.
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