Learn more about food and culture around the world. Easily find traditional recipes from 174 countries as well as interesting information about etiquette, food history, food trivia and more. Also includes historical timelines tracking major food developments and discoveries.
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This resource provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912 documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS).
A source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Focus on content in major indices like BIOSIS, CINAHL, ERIC, MEDLINE, and PsycINFO. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
Full text coverage of scholarly journals in the areas of social science, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. Offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world's leading news agency.
Provides searchable full text and indexing of many U.S. and international newspapers, including print and online-only resources. Provides comprehensive news and information on differing perspectives for a variety of topics, including economics, business, political science, environmental issues, health and welfare topics, social problems, consumer affairs, education, international affairs and defense, sports and much more. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
Covers the people and events in African American history from the 1400's to the present.
Primary source material providing insight into the cultural life and history during the first half of the 1800s through articles written by African Americans for African Americans. Includes biographies of people often overlooked in standard references.
Repair information for foreign and domestic cars and trucks manufactured from 1982 to the present, including wiring diagrams and the latest Technical Service Bulletins as well as reference information for technicians. Available at all St Louis County Library branches. Not available from home.
America’s Obituaries & Death Notices covers recent U.S. deaths reported in newspapers nationwide. Local coverage includes obituaries from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1988-current), St. Louis American (2006-current), St. Charles County Journal (2011-current), and the Belleville News-Democrat (2000-current).
Resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War, with indexed, searchable information on 4.3 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. From Alexander Street Press.
Firsthand descriptions of historical characters and events, glimpses of daily life in the army, anecdotes about key events and personages, accounts of sufferings at home, a rich battles database and more. From Alexander Street Press.
Covers more than 15,000 years of American Indian history and culture. More than 600 Native American groups represented.
Provides biographical information on North American men and women of renown. Only profiles persons who are dead.
Temporarily available remotely. Click here for remote access.
Provides access to a large number of databases of interest to genealogists and historians. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.
Archion provides access to a growing collection of digitized records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages and burials for Protestant churches in Germany. Date coverage varies but usually ranges from as early as the mid-16th century to the late 19th century. Archion is available for use on one computer in the History & Genealogy Department only.
From Gale, this resource offers access to primary sources and materials relating to LGBTQ history and culture since 1940. Find materials from hundreds of institutions and organizations dating as far back as the 1500s, as well as an unparalleled collection of newsletters, newspapers and periodicals by, for, and about the LGBTQ community.
Temporarily available remotely.
Get unlimited access to online audiobooks from home! You can listen to as many audiobooks as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Audiobooks are available instantly. Easily search by title, author, and genre. Includes nearly 50 audiobooks in Spanish.
Formerly called AutoMate, this database provides service and repair information including step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts/labor estimates and service bulletins/recalls.