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History: Databases

Accessing the Databases

NEW: All STCC students, faculty, & staff are now automatically registered in the library system! 

When accessing the databases from off campus, you will be prompted to sign in.

USERNAME - Students can login with Student ID;  Faculty & Staff should login with library barcode.

PASSWORD - Last name in all CAPS

If you are unsuccessful logging in, see

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music from the vast Digital Collections of the Library of Congress.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online Logo and Link

HeritageQuest Online has billions of records ready to reveal your family's story, powered by

Gale in Context: U.S. History

Gale in Context: U.S. History

Contextual information on hundreds of people, events, and topics in United States history. Includes full-text magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, images, videos and audio files.

Gale in Context: World History

Gale in Context: World History

Information on the most important people, topics, and events over the course of world history.

Military & Government Collection

Military and Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to their needs.

CIA World Factbook

CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides up to date information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The Factbook includes politcal maps, flags of the world and more.