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Todas las bibliotecas permanecerán cerradas por la temporada a causa del virus COVID-19. Favor de no devolver materiales a las bibliotecas; no se le cobrará por materiales durante este periodo. Actualizaciones de la información de WCCLS sobre el COVID-19

Research Resources: Biography, Culture and History

Get up-to-date facts, and learn about the history and customs of countries around the world. Also includes states and provinces.

WCCLS funded

Explore the online encyclopedia from Encyclopedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.

WCCLS funded

Search this overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.

Oregon State Library funded

Access the complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program.

No

Streaming video service featuring independent and classic film, documentaries, short films, international cinema, and educational/training videos.

WCCLS funded

Access to “National Geographic Kids” articles, over 230 educational books, and National Geographic photographs in a kid-friendly interface

Oregon State Library funded

Explore Oregon’s history through the Oregon Historical Society’s digital collections

No

Authoritative and comprehensive online resources on Oregon history, including the Oregon History Project, the Oregon Encyclopedia, and the Oregon History Wayfinder.

No

Explore the heritage of Washington County, Oregon through digitized photos.

No