Research & Learning

Our collection of online resources provides tools and information not readily available anywhere else.  You can access these resources with your Boise Public Library card.  Need personal assistance?  Just ask a librarian.

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History Resources

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Read about daily life in over 50 time periods and geographic locations around the world.
Learn about the history, the culture and significant events from 1950 through 1990.
Coverage 1890 through 1982. Searchable access to more than 100 years of citations (NOT full text) from 523 leading U.S. magazines. A valuable resource for historical research.

 

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