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This guide includes resources for the study and teaching of history.

Web Resources

Free Digital Libraries

The largest open-access (free) digital libraries are Google Books, the Hathi Trust Digital Library, and Europeana. Other major projects include the Library of Congress American Memory ProjectMaking of America (19th-century U.S. History), and the New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Hundreds of smaller, regional digital libraries exist.  For lists of the most significant resources, see:

News Resources

Newspapers and news broadcasts are excellent ways of experiencing and understanding history as it happened.

For an overview of available resources, see this database list:

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