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General History Resources

db Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of specially-selected online books covering a variety of historical topics.

range History Books
If you would like to browse our bookshelves for history books, they are grouped together in the 900 section. Here is how they are organized:
- 910 Geography & Travel
- 920 Biographies and Genealogy
- 930 The Ancient World
- 940 Europe
- 950 Asia & The Far East
- 960 Africa
- 970 North America
- 980 South America
- 990 Other Areas

Call Number: 900s

galileo NetLibrary
NetLibrary is an enormous collection of online books, many of which cover historical topics. Once you log in, use the search box to search for the topic you are interested in. (GALILEO Password Required)

web New Georgia Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia of Georgia history, culture, geography and more.

web Online Courses from
This page has links to free online courses and lectures on various topics viewable on your computer (some require iTunes). There are courses in archaeology, architecture, art and art history, classics and the classical world, geography, history, languages, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, urban studies, and more.

galileo World History Collection
Hundreds of history magazines and journals on specialized topics available online through EBSCOhost. Periodical titles include African American Review, Air Power History, Church History, Georgia Historical Quarterly, Smithsonian, Southeastern Archaeology, etc. (GALILEO Password Required)

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