History/Social Studies Database Options

  • Note:  Databases do not require a password if used on campus; a username and password are required for use at home. You must come to the Media Center circulation desk for a complete list of usernames and passwords. 

    African American History

    This comprehensive database covers 500 years of African American history.

    American History

    This database is valuable to students because it provides numerous modes of historical information, such as timelines, primary source documents, and timelines.

    American Indian History

    This database provides information on more than 600 Native American groups/tribes.

    Ancient and Medieval History

    This database covers all historical topics spanning from prehistory through the 1500s.

    Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics. 

    Military and Government Collection

    This database provides current information on all branches of the military and government.

    Modern World History

    This database covers all history spanning from mid-15th century to present-day.

    Points of View Reference Center

    This database works well for any argumentative or research assignment.  It provides pro/con stances on controversial topics with each search result.  This may be especially useful if working on something in the political area.

    World Book Online

    This is an online encyclopedia.  For work for your English classes, it is suggested you use the "Student" button to conduct any research.

    World Geography and Culture Online

    This database provides a "profile" for every country in the world and presents information on each, such as biographies of famous people, current news, and maps and flags.


Media Center Info

  • Daytime Hours

    Monday-Friday 7:20 AM - 2:10 PM

    After-School Hours

    Monday-Thursday 2:10 PM - 4:30 PM

    Media Specialists

    Nil Sendul

    Media Center Phone: 973-470-2430

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