Biography in Context
provides articles from reference series, journal articles, and recommended web sites.
Civil War Era
A collection of eight newspapers from regional papers dating 1840-1870.
supplies cultural & geographic information, maps, statistics, history, recipes, & flags for 182 countries/territories.
Facts on File
covers a variety of hot topics in several subject databases: Issues & Controversies, World Almanac, World News Digest.
Historical New York Times
provides full text articles from the 1851-2012 New York Times. To log in from home, add four zeros to the standard Severn username; use our usual password.
Issues and Controversies
explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
includes text of 200+ history, geography, government & legal journals; built in time lag means most current articles are not included.
provides full-text articles from 108 US and international newspapers including Washington Post, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. French and Spanish language papers are included.
Proquest Research Library
provides access to popular magazines and scholarly journals covering a wide array of historical topics. To log in from home, add four zeros to the standard Severn username; use our usual password.
Research in Context
Tailored specifically for students grades 6-8, offers authoritative content on cultures, government, people, U.S. history, world history, geography, literature, science, and social issues.
provides free, unlimited, online access to information on the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 90s in America.
U.S. Census Bureau
- a great place to find historical and contemporary data on U.S. population, geography, economics, etc.
US History in Context
provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information
Web World Geography
(ABC CLIO) includes an atlas as well as summaries of country statistics and cultural descriptions.
World History in Context
is a comprehensive online collection on the last 5000 years of world history that supports today’s history research requirements.