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Free and immediate access to a large selection of resources, spanning 29 collections, if you meet the following criteria:
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Some collections have a limited number of concurrent users and require an application.
Adam Matthew Digital focuses on publishing databases of primary sources and accompanying supporting material; we have access to a large number of databases relevant to major topics in American and World History.
Ancestry.com comprises a collection of genealogical, historical, and genetic records. This partnership gives access to the World Explorer membership, which includes all US and international records.
Newspapers.com includes more than 73 million pages from 3,000+ newspapers. The collection includes some major newspapers for limited periods (e.g., 50 years of the New York Times), but mostly consists of US regional papers from the 1700s to the late 1980s. Free accounts through the Wikipedia Librar…