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Reference & Web Sources: History
General History: Reference & Web Sources
Best of History Websites
An online directory to more than 1,200 of the best history-related sites, with topical categories Prehistory, U.S. History, Early Modern Europe, WWII, Art History, Maps, Ancient/Biblical History.
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media
"RRCHNM uses digital media and technology to preserve and present history online, transform scholarship across the humanities, and advance historical education and understanding."
CIA World Factbook
Ideal for quick and accurate current and historical information on the countries of the world. Information available for each country includes map, summary of government, economy and transnational issues.
Historical Text Archive
A gateway site to original historical texts and secondary materials for the study of history of all regions and time periods.
Voice of the Shuttle: History
(University of California)
A gateway site providing access to web pages for history and other humanities research.
World Digital Library
With content collected from and selected by cultural institutions around the world, the World Digital Library provides access to significant historical documents including books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, journals, prints and photographs, sound recordings, and films.
A well-organized and extensive collection of history resources.