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Biography, culture, and history

An alternative list of Oregon museums by location.

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Research famous artists, find out where their art is exhibited, and more.

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Owned by The Chronicle of Higher Education, this site provides news stories, features, and reviews from across the humanities.

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Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike… more

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The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides authoritative information while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

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This site provides access to over 50 million digitized items including books, music, and artwork.

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Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Includes hundreds of eBooks. This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of… more

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A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information using a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary… more

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Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts includes 150 major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support… more

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This unique collection of genealogical material features the ability to search most Federal Census page images, indexed by name. The database also contains PERSI, the genealogy… more

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Search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP).

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hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your… more

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This non-profit has an archive of web pages, books and texts, audio recordings and live concerts, videos, television news programs, images, and software programs.

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This is one of the most comprehensive and useful sites of its kind. This site offers an archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends, and folklore.

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Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film… more

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Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film… more

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Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film… more

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LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform for job searching, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation. Also covers… more

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The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. It is the main research… more

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For ages 6-14. Authoritative, age-appropriate content lets users explore the world for homework or for fun. National Geographic Kids takes kids on amazing adventures in science, nature,… more

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Explore 750,000+ items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections.

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The Oregon Historical Society is dedicated to making Oregon’s long, rich history visible and accessible to all. For more than a century, we have served as the state’s collective memory,… more

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The OMA provides a directory of museums around Oregon.

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This is a directory of organizations that are dedicated to various aspects of Oregon history.

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Explore online collections about science, technology, art, and more.

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Search the collections of the GRI.

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