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American Studies

This guide highlights article databases, primary source databases, encyclopedias, and other resources useful for research in American Studies.

Selected web resources pertinent to American Studies

DPLA : Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.  
A significant collection of documentary films, accessible in streaming video, about folk culture in the U.S.  

Library of Congress - American Memory
Presents digitized page images from various Library of Congress collections in American history.

Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. 

Virtual Library's directory of websites in American history.  Topical areas include Women's History, Ethnic Studies, Urban History, and more. 

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