Genealogy and History Sources
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America - Covers aspects of Indigenous culture, history, and life in North America. It contains more than 300,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada, with coverage dating from the 16th century to the present.
Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry® provides convenient access to U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. The resource contains content from the Revolutionary War onward. Funding for Fold3 is generously provided by the Highland Park Quality of Life Foundation.
HeritageQuest® Online - Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.
JSTOR is a digital library of journals, academic eBooks, images, and primary sources. JSTOR Quick Start Guide
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867- 1970 - Delivers detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities across a century of change. The maps provide a wealth of information, such as building outline, size and shape, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, and property numbers. Plans often include details on construction materials and building use.
Texas Reference Center - Contains 30 full text periodicals, 100 full-text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more. Examples of titles offered include: Best in Texas, Texas Business Review, Texas Education Review, Texas Journal of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Texas Journal of Women & the Law, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Texas Law Review, Texas Magazine, Texas Monthly, Texas Public Health Association Journal, Texas Review, Touchstone (Texas State Historical Association), and many more.