Full-text articles of U.S. newspapers from the local, state, regional and national levels.
History & Culture
A collection of biographies for people from around the world and throughout history. Search for people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates/places, or gender. Provides authoritative reference content alongside videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.
A collection of primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history intended to facilitate learning about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.
Grades 6 - adult
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Colorado series. This series combines videos, activities, interactive timelines, primary sources, and teaching tools to provide a comprehensive understanding of the land, people, and rich history of Colorado State.
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. Country reports go beyond mere facts and figures and include the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Contains maps, images, statistics, flags, and more.
World Edition: Grades 6-12
Kids and States Editions: Grades 4-6
Alternate title: culture grams
More than 9,000 primary and secondary sources to help students discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful. Explore the domestic, economic, intellectual, material, and recreational life of individuals throughout history. Research topics such as food, fashion and holidays.
Full-color digital reproduction of news articles, pictures and ads from the Denver Post from January 1, 2019. This digital reproduction runs 90 days behind the print version.
Search across several EBSCO databases for videos, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, primary source documents, and biographies relating to arts and literature, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, and science and math.
Up-to-date information about current world issues and international news. Topics include business and economy; conflict and diplomacy; countries and territories; environment and climate change; government, politics, and law; science and technology; society and culture; and women, children, and the family.
An online collection of Salem Press history reference books providing information about the 1950s-1970s in America, great events from history, great lives from history, and milestone documents.
Full-text articles from historical reference books, periodicals, journals and primary source documents. Includes biographies, photos and maps.
A collection of oral histories from Jefferson County.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Native Americans series. This series provides a narrative history of Native American peoples from all corners of North America, from before European explorers ever set foot on American soil to modern life on reservations today.
Full-text content about both sides of current social issues. Use topic overviews, pro/con viewpoints, infographics, statistics, and primary documents to explore both sides of issues in current events, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.
Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection combined with Wyoming Newspapers, containing more than 340 digitized newspapers published in Colorado and Wyoming between 1849 and 1922. Includes papers published in English, German, Italian, Japanese, Slavic, Spanish, Serbian, or Swedish. Provided by the Colorado State Library, Wyoming State Library and the University of Wyoming.
Full-text magazines articles, newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, reference books, and primary source documents present multiple sides of current issues, which can be used to develop persuasive arguments and essays and better understand controversial issues. Subjects include citizens’ rights, earth and environment, global issues, health and medicine, media and communications, national debate topics, people and society/culture, sports, women’s issues and many more.
American History (Grades 3-8)
American Symbols (Grades K-2)
Ancient Civilizations: Chinese, Indian, and Mesopotamian (Grades 5-10)
Ancient Civilizations: Egypt, Greece, and Rome (Grades 4-7)
Ancient Civilizations: Maya, Aztec & Inca (Grades 4-8)
Civic Action (Grades 4-8)
Civil Rights Movement (Grades 5-10)
Colorado Collection for Kids (Grades 3-6)
Explorers and Colonization (Grades 5-10)
Immigration & Migration (Grades 4-8)
Native Americans (Grades 3-8)
Pioneer Spirit: The Westward Expansion (Grades 2-3)
Thirteen Colonies: Birth of a Nation (Grades 3-8)
What Really Happened (Grades 2-3)
A comprehensive U.S. history resource including reference works, news and periodical articles, and primary source documents ranging from slave journals to presidential papers.
Online encyclopedia featuring thousands of reference articles, primary sources, timelines, maps, and online books. It also includes up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, multimedia materials, and a citation builder.
Grades 9-12 and adults
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history. Includes features for students and teachers to create and share their own timelines.
A comprehensive world history resource covering the ancient world through today’s headlines. Includes primary sources, reference, and multimedia content about cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race.