Geography & History

Country Studies
Background Notes
Historical, political, economical & cultural information on many countries from the US Department of State.
CIA World Fact Book
Country Rankings
Country Studies
Description & analysis of countries by the Library of Congress.
Index of web sites that analyze the stability of a country from different perspectives.
Data & Statistics from the World Bank
Nation Master
One-stop resource for country statistics.
Maps from National Geographic
Printable Maps from Geography IQ
African American Experience*
Wide variety of information on African American history & culture.
America's Heritage: a History of U.S. Immigration - A Reader's Guide
Discover books & films that explore this topic.
America's Historical Documents
Primary sources from the National Archives.
Michigan County Histories
Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online*M
Digital archive of State history
Oakland County Pioneer & Historical Society
Michigan History
Detroit News Living History Project.
The United States National Archives
Search primary resources to learn more about our nation's history.
U.S. History In Context*
U.S. Patent Search
Use Google's interface to search & retrieve the full-text & drawings of seven-million-odd US patents from the 1790s to mid 2006.
World History In Context*
*Denotes premium source may be used from anywhere with your Southfield Library Card.
MProvided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)