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Primary Sources on the Web

Credo Reference

An essential tool to find background information on research topics. Search > 838 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and quotations, as well as 200,000+ images. Must use UH login and password to access off-campus.


Featured Film: The Bomb

The Bomb (2016)explores how what started as simple scientific curiosity ultimately resulted in a weapon capable of ending civilization. From PBS 1 hr. 54 min. Available thru Films on Demand. Requires UH user name & password.

Featured Books

Quick Search for Books

Searches all UH System Library Catalogs.

Films On Demand - American History

Films on Demand offers online access to 720 films related to American History. Here is a sample of the types of films that are available. Go to the Films on Demand Subject - History page for a full listing of titles.

U.S. War Office of War Information Poster 1942

Avenge Pearl Harbor Poster

World War II Poster Collection, Northwestern University

Historical Images