Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Library



Recommended Websites on History

The History Channel website has great information available online.

The Ancient History Sourcebook has a large collection of primary documents from the ancient world.

The Modern History Sourcebook has modern primary documents available to read online.

This website has a collection of great history websites.

Digital History – This website focuses on American History.

The National Archive is a great resource for those studying American history.  It has military records, genealogy records and more.

Academic Earth has lectures by prominent history professors.  Each lecture could a be source to cite.

Google Scholar will let you search for scholarly articles on history.

C-SPAN has information regarding politics and social issues ranging from current events to decades past. C-Span's Video Library has online video archives as well.


Recommended Online Databases on History

Ebsco – Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier, Military and Government Collection, OmniFile Full Text and Biography Reference Bank

Gale Databases on The Civil War, Revolutionary War and Slavery

Newsbank- including newspapers, blogs and videos. Search Philadelphia Inquirer, Tribune-Democrat, USA Today and more.



How to find Books on History

Search the Library Book Catalog here for all our books and DVD’s on history

Search the Ebsco eBooks Collection for eBooks on history


Online Tutoring

Research papers can be submitted to Smarthinking to be looked over by a tutor.


If you need additional sources contact the Librarian Alex Kirby via email at