Find Presidents in GALILEO
In honor of President’s Day this month, it seems fitting to highlight some of the great resources in GALILEO that provide biographical information on our nation’s presidents.
Annals of American History provides speeches, letters, and more primary source documents. Just search for a president of your choice to see these.
SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issues Researcher also offer a great deal of information. In SIRS Issues Researcher, just search for presidents or search for one by name. In SIRS Discoverer, students can browse to Notable People and then click U.S. Presidents, or they can click Biographies on the right to find a particular person.
For a look at Georgia’s own former president, search the Digital Library of Georgia for Jimmy Carter to see editorial cartoons, historical images, oral histories, and newsfilm clips. Limit by collection or media type on the left to see each. For example, limit to the Vanishing Georgia collection on the left to see historical images.
You can find these resources and more in the Browse by Type > Biographies section in GALILEO High School, or the By Type > People section in GALILEO Teen.
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Express Links for Databases Mentioned in this Post:
Encyclopædia Britannica School Edition: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zebs
Encyclopædia Britannica High School: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zehs
Compton’s by Britannica (for middle school): http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zebm
Britannica Elementary: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zebk
Annals of American History: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zeba
SIRS Discoverer: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zssd
SIRS Issues Researcher: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zsks
History Reference Center: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zbhr
Digital Library of Georgia: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=dlg1
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