Academic Support Services

Online Tools: History

  • Department of History style guide—for writing history papers
  • Khan Academy—videos with lessons on the French Revolution, Napoleon, Haitian Revolution, and the French invasion of Russia
  • Ohio History—the Scholarly Journal of the Ohio Historical Society, comprehensive archive of the journal, including text, footnotes, and images published from 1887 to 2000
  • Founder's Constitution—documents included range from the early seventeenth century to the 1830s, from the reflections of philosophers to popular pamphlets, from public debates in ratifying conventions to the private correspondence of the leading political actors of the day
  • Best of History Sites—contains annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more
  • The History Channel—science & technology, military & war, exploration, mysteries of history, U.S. history, culture, world history, political & historical figures, speeches, discussions, History Channel Magazine, history travel, maps, timeline
  • Today in History—from Library of Congress' American Memories, feature topic for each day, archives of topics
  • Making of America Books:—a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology