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Social Sciences Digital Library: Home

Databases, magazines, and other online content to support history, psychology, economics, and other social studies courses

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Video Content

Teaching Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Resources

How to Locate Primary Sources

  • In Gale databases, if your search terms bring up primary sources, they will be listed in their own section. 
    Or you can use the Advanced Search feature and use the drop down box next to by content type: to select "Primary Sources"
  • In EBSCO databases, if your search terms bring up primary sources, you can look at the Refine Results box on the left-hand side of the page and scroll down to where it says Source Types to select the "Primary Source Documents"
    Or you can use the Advanced Search feature and use the Special limiters for MAS Ultra - School Edition to select Primary Source Document.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica is also a reliable source to get copies of primary source documents such as The Gettysburg Address, The Bill of Rights, the Federalist Papers, etc.

Scholarly and Peer-Reviewed

  • In EBSCO databases, use the Advanced Search feature and check the box that says "Peer Reviewed."
  • In Gale databases, you can locate them by using the Advanced Search and checking the box that says "Peer-Reviewed Journals"

Images Database

Timelines by World Book

Conducting Research

Multidisciplinary Databases


In the News



Society and Culture



Created by

Marie Slabyundefined
SAS Puxi High School Librarian