microscopeResearch Resources

These e-resources include everything from full-text periodical articles to civil service practice tests and from homework help for elementary school children to peer-reviewed journals for college students. Each database requires a login. The instructions are included below.

History (Dewey 900)

EBSCOhost

Access EBSCOhost
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library barcode number.

EBSCOHost contains thousands of full-text periodical articles from popular and scholarly publications. In addition to the main database, MasterFile Elite, specialized databases for business, science, health, and education are included. Several of the databases are designed specifically to support school assignments, including databases on history and geography from ABC-Clio. 

Full-text magazine and journal articles are also available through the EBSCOhost database.

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History Reference Center

Access History Reference Center
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

History Reference Center


Points of View Reference Center

Access Points of View Reference Center
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Points of View Reference Center


World Book

Access World Book
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

This website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

World Book Web

ABC-Clio

Access ABC-Clio
When the ABC-Clio website opens click on the link PUBLIC LIBRARY Barcode Login on the right side of the screen and enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

ABC-Clio's e-book library provides online access to a selection of reference books on a wide variety of subjects: history, weapons and warfare, social issues, economics, politics, mythology and more.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library: History of the World Including the United States

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: History of the World Including the United States
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online access to some of the most respected reference books published by Thomson-Gale. Medicine, technology, zoology, history, world religions, social issues, criminal justice, and biography are just some of the topics covered by the e-books in this growing collection.

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History websites from the Internet Public Library

Access History websites from the Internet Public Library

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Nevada History websites from the Nevada State Library and Archives

Access Nevada History websites from the Nevada State Library and Archives

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