History & Genealogy

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gale war and terrorism logo Opens in new windowGain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.

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geo ref logo Opens in new windowThe GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Indigenous Mexico Opens in new windowA one-stop resource for information on the indigenous tribes of Mexico and the Southwest United States.

proquest military logo Opens in new windowThe Military Database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

proquest african american heritage logo Opens in new windowProQuest African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. 

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Convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

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HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s. 

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Sanborn fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in libraries. Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to 2118 large-scale maps of 436 Texas towns and cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.