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Primary Sources



All eResources require a 14-digit Northbrook Public Library card number for access. Questions? Call the library at (847) 272-6224.

  • Primary documents of U.S. history-- speeches, letters, memoirs, editorials, etc.

  • Cover-to-cover from 1849-1990.

  • With access to issues from 1960- March 2013, CQ Researcher offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.

  • This archive gives weekly in-depth articles on current, controversial issues.   Pros & cons, background information and much more is included for each issue.

  • Search across this entire collection of more than 400 e-books covering all subject areas.

  • A collection of reference books, all primary sources of historically significant people and events.

  • Combines full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary

  • 125 primary source documents from virtually every geographical region are given the "Milestone Documents" treatmetn in this new four-volume set. Important documents such as the Magna Carta, the Communist Manifesto, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo are included in their entirety, along with an in-depth analysis of the document, a biography of the author, and several helpful teachers' guides.

  • Comprehensive coverage from 1980 to the present.

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