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The Most Comprehensive Full-Text History Reference Database

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. This content comes from leading history publishers such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, and Toucan Valley Publications.

An Indispensable Research and Discussion Tool

Available via EBSCOhost or its own dedicated interface, History Reference Center includes full text for 150 leading history periodicals, including America's Civil War, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, British Heritage, Canada’s History, Civil War Times, Heritage New Zealand, Military History, Teaching History, African Studies Quarterly, Ancient Egypt Magazine, American Indian Quarterly, Australian Historical Studies, Chinese Studies in History, Early Medieval Europe, Family & Community History, Historical Research, Jewish History, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Muslim World, Russian Studies in History, and Women’s History Review.

School Curriculum Support

History Reference Center also features variety of resources to help educators prepare their students to meet curriculum goals, such as lesson plans and rich multimedia content to enhance delivery. In addition, the database contains a wealth of primary source documents and informational texts, and articles include Lexile® Measures to address text complexity requirements. History Reference Center also links to EBSCO's Curriculum Standards Module, a tool that can help teachers correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or Canadian province-specific curriculum standards. The module provides browsing of specific benchmarks, many which have recommended search strings for successful content retrieval.