History, Geography & Travel

Great Events from History


Great Events from History is the online version of Salem Press History. Our subscription covers the ancient world and the Middle Ages; events covered are from prehistory to 1453 CE. Included are the human settlement of South America, the Upanishads, acupuncture, the Parthenon, Nero's persecution of Christians, St. Augustine's writing of "The City of God," the proliferation of documents issued from the newly invented printing press, the end of the Hundred Years' War, and the fall of Constantinople. Appendices include a timeline, glossary, website listings, a chronology and four indexes: geographical, categorized, personage and subject.

Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321).

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection (InfoTrac)


With current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry, including the cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more. Over 15 million articles.

Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321). For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app.

Maps.com


An extensive collection of over 6,000 maps, with over 500 National Geographic video shorts on a variety of subjects from every corner of the globe. Maps.com includes a Reference Atlas for every country in the world and all 50 states with a political map, physical map, country and state flags, and statistics for that region. Some maps are interactive, with some type of change or movement. The Global Perspectives section holds the very popular Geography News Network, Geography in the News and content collections to highlight Hispanic Heritage Month and Black History Month. There is also an entire section designated to Spanish language content as well.

Available in the Library and from home. From outside the library, type your library card number (looks like 22008007654321) for both username and password.

United States History in Context


Access to thousands of primary (original) documents, articles, images, videos and audio recordings from dozens of reference books and over a hundred full-text history journals covering themes, events, individuals and periods in United States history.

Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321). For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app. If you use Google Chrome, you can download a browser app for this database.

World History in Context


A comprehensive collection of full-text history articles, images, maps, videos and charts from leading scholarly publications and journalists. From ancient Europe to Latin America and from the Far East to the Renaissance, world history curricula is supported with thousands of primary sources, dozens of reference books and more than 110 journals.

Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (looks like 22008007654321). For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app. If you use Google Chrome, you can download a browser app for this database.