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History Study Center: Home

History Study Center™ offers valuable historical reference material that spans from ancient times through today's current events. It houses over 40,000 documents that showcase historical events and provide quick and valuable facts for a variety of users

Source Types

  • Study Units
  • Historical Documents
  • Maps & Reference
  • Multimedia
  • Journals
  • Audio
  • Weblinks


Primary Sources

Journal Articles

What Is History Study Center?

History Study Center is a unique reference tool that delivers a comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material that meets the needs of both AP and mainstream courses in Social Studies. This product is available as a standalone resource, or is bundled with eLibrary® Curriculum Edition.

History Study Center consists of seven integrated resources that can be easily cross-searched through a single interface:

  • Study Units—500+ History Topics containing editorially selected materials
  • Reference Works—20,000+ articles from atlases, biographical collections, encyclopedias, and research guides, more added monthly
  • Picture Library—3,000+ captioned historical photos, political cartoons, woodcuts, more
  • Video Library—hundreds of historical video clips, captioned for context and easy searching
  • Web Gateway—annotated links to thousands of reliable websites, from the major primary source collections down to individual pages
  • KnowledgeNotes™ History Guides—text-based topic guides about trends, events, and the science of history
  • Journal Library—cover-to-cover full text of 80 journals for runs that often go up to the most recent issue 

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Enable researchers to comprehend the "what’s" to the "why’s" behind the complex issues of 10 World Conflicts.