Selected Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Dictionary of Afro-American slavery
HQBROWN Black Coll/Reference E441 .D53 1988
Dictionary of American negro biography
HQBROWN Circ Desk E185.96 .D53 1982
Dictionary of Black culture
HQBROWN Circ Desk E185.96 .B33
Africana: the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience
HQBROWN Circ Desk DT14 .A37435 1999
Black women in America: An historical encyclopedia
HQBROWN Black Coll E185.86 .B542 1993
HQBROWN Circ Desk E185 .A28
Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history
HQBROWN Reference E185 .E542 1996
Encyclopedia of Black America
HQBROWN Black Coll E185 .E55
Online Reference Sources
An online reference library that provides access to reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, books of quotations, as well as a range of subject-specific titles.
Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK)
Thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints, 1796-1850
Bibliography of books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio, 1796-1850.
Images and Digital Media
History & Archives Digital Media
Pictures, archives, and oral histories about Ohio history, contributed by Ohio museums and libraries.
Kent State Shootings Oral Histories
Oral histories related to the May 4, 1970 shootings of Vietnam War protestors at Kent State University.
Lake Erie's Yesterdays (digital photos)
Historic photographs of the Erie Islands and Lake Erie's western basin; from the Charles E. Frohman Collection in the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Digital Images
Digital documents related to slavery, abolition, and emancipation; includes broadsheets, letters, speeches, and photos.
Sanborn Digital Maps
Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.
Wright Brothers Digital Photographs
Photographs documenting the invention of the airplane and the lives of the Wright Family.
Indexes/Abstracts & Online Databases
America: History and Life
America: History and Life [off-campus]
Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
American Periodicals Series Online [off-campus]
Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Heritage of the Printed Book [off-campus]
Union catalog of European printing from the 15th century to the middle of the 19th century, compiled by the Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL). Formerly known as Hand Press Book Database.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Quantitative facts of American history.
Selected Web Resources