Social Studies & History


The Florham Park Public Library subscribes to many web-based and digital services that are available to our patrons at home (exceptions noted) or all users in the library. Access may require authentication as a Florham Park Public Library cardholder by entering your 13-digit card number and in some cases, your PIN. Noted applications require a userid and password that can be obtained by contacting the library.

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An online encyclopedia including articles, maps, videos, and slideshows.
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Spanning our nation’s history—from prehistory to the present day including articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.
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Access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups.
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Search billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
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Provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions.
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Three content levels that meet the research needs of a variety of age levels.
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Online access 24/7 to a generous collection of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources in eBook format for multidisciplinary research.
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World history from the mid-15th century to the present with thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines.
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Resource for the study of countries, cultures, and geography with maps, flags, videos, images, gazetteer entries, biographies, a timeline, and current news.
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