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Open Access

These are open access resources that are avalible for use.

News and Census

Country Studies

Online versions of books published by Library of Congress for the U.S. Dept of Army between 1988-1998 focusing on 101 lesser known countries.

U.S. Census Bureau

Official site for data published by the US Census Bureau. Contains content previously available from American FactFinder including population, economic, housing, and geographic information and data about the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas. Data Gems is a series of short videos available for data users who are looking for an easy and quick way to enhance their knowledge of Census data and concepts.

Associated Press News Dispatches, 1915 to 1930

News dispatches of the Washington, D.C., Bureau of the Associated Press spanning 1915-1930 and consisting of 375 volumes (387,082 images), housed in 254 boxes, the contents of which provide an unbroken chronology of world and national events as reported by the news agency.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. Produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.