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History Research Guide: U.S. & Canada

U.S. & Canadian History Research Links

Here are popular sources for researching U.S. history topics. For articles, books and historic news, start with the pages for Journal Articles Books News

Suffragettes posting bills

Photo: Suffragettes posting bills from between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915

World Digital Library

The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

Books to get started

Use the search box to find books on a U.S. or Canadian history topic in the library. 

Book Search (in Library)

Here are some encyclopedias or other general books on U.S. or Canadian history available online or at the library.