Social Studies

BCPL Resources

  • Newspapers.com– World Collections

    Powered by Ancestry and distributed by ProQuest, Newspapers.com– World Collections provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s. It includes well-known regional and state titles as well as small local newspapers from the United States and other countries. 

  • Universal Class

    Learn skills for business and life! Universal Class offers more than 500 lifelong-learning courses covering everything from wellness and personal growth to homeschooling, parenting, hobbies, and finance. Many courses even offer continuing education units (CEUs).

  • New York Times Digital

    Free access to all current New York Times articles online. Read the New York Times on any library computer or Wi-Fi network, or get an access code good for 24 hours to read outside the Library or through the New York Times app. You will need to set up a New York Times account with your e-mail address to read unlimited articles.

  • Fold3 Library Edition

    Powered by Ancestry, Fold3 helps you uncover the real story through a unique combination of official military records and deep first-person content, including bios, photos, letters, and more. More than 470 million searchable records span hundreds of years and cover topics ranging from World War II Archives to FBI Case Files and UFO Investigations.

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