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United States History

This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to United States History courses.

U.S. History 1877-Present Resources

eBooks are accessible online, and many are available for download or 2 week check out.

Streaming videos are viewable online. Search for more streaming videos using the Films on Demand Database or AVON: Academic Video Online.

America in the 20th Century

A series of documentary films spanning from the early 1900's to the World Wars to the Civil Rights movement.

 

The Pity Of War

In this fascinating and fresh take on the Great War, Harvard historian Professor Niall Ferguson argues that much of the responsibility for the scale of the conflict lies with the British. He suggests that Britain's decision to enter the war in 1914 was not merely tragic for the those who lost their lives, it was also a catastrophic error that unleashed an era of totalitarianism and genocide around the world.

 

 

Circulating books may be checked out in 3 week intervals.

Books from the reference section are available for in library use, or are available for online viewing.

DVDs must be viewed in the library. Search for more videos using the SC4 Library Catalog.

E-Journals

Full text eJournals are searchable through the library catalog or on the eJournals page.