National History Day Research Tools

History Databases

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 147 newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. CHNC contains over 477,000 digitized pages and is a joint endeavor of the Colorado State Library, the Colorado Historical Society, and generous donors throughout the state.

Digital Public Library of America brings together the resources of America's libraries, archives, and museums and makes them freely available to the world.

History Colorado public access to cultural and heritage resources of Colorado.

History Reference Center features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. It also contains nearly 57,000 historical documents, biographies or historical figures, and historical photos, maps, and videos.

The National Archives (Access to Archival Databases) is the nation's record keeper. Access over 85 million historic electronic records created by more than 30 agencies of the U.S. Federal Government. The records cover a variety of civilian and military functions and have many geological, social, political, and economic research uses. Search by using keyword(s), browse by category, or browse by subject.

The National Archives - Digital Vault allows you to use the National Archive's images to create a poster or movie for your school project. Create a visual aid using documents, records, photos, and more from the archive's database.

World Book Advanced features primary source documents and eBooks fully integrated with the encyclopedia content. Research and teaching tools include timelines, citation builder, and saved research. Tailored for students in grades 8 and up.

World Digital Library makes available on the internet, free of charge and multilingual, significant primary materials from countries and cultures from around the world.