Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

World History

Avalon Project

contains primary source materials in the fields of History, Politics, Law, Economics, Diplomacy and Government.  The site consists of material dating from the 1700’s through the present.


is the online counterpart to cable TV’s History Channel.  The website covers a broad scope and includes features such as articles, speeches, and online exhibits.

History Matters

offers material such as primary source materials on American history, excellent guides for analyzing primary resources, articles linking the past with current ideas and events, and information on citing online resources and evaluating websites.

Information Please: History and Government

contains historical timelines and articles on Western Civilization.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

provides access to information on ancient, medieval, and modern history.  The site also includes subsidiary sourcebooks on East Asian, Islamic, African, Global, Indian, Jewish, Scientific, Gay and Lesbian and Women’s History.

Librarian's Guide to the Internet, History Topics

is a subject directory of websites organized and evaluated by librarians. The site provides links to many historical periods and regions.

Using Primary Sources on the Web

is a guide to using online primary sources.  The site defines primary sources, provides links to sites that help users locate primary sources, addresses evaluating information on the Internet and discusses citing sources.