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Librarian for History

Andrew Prellwitz | (920)-748-8752 | [email protected]

Lane Library Staff - Andrew Prellwitz

User Services Librarian and Lane Library Chair Lane Library 317
Departments: Archives, Instruction

Librarian for Communication, English, Global Studies and Languages, History, Military Science, Philosophy, and Religion..



Lane Library Catalog : Find books, e-books, and other resources held at Lane Library.

FirstSearch : Access to WorldCat and ArticleFirst. Search for items not available through Lane Library (learn more about interlibrary loan).

ACLS Humanities E-Book Project : Full text digital book collection of nearly 2,800 titles



JSTOR: Full text access to the archive of over 400 journals. The most current 3-5 years may not be available due to JSTOR’s publisher-defined moving wall.

Academic Search Compete (EBSCOhost): Full text access to over 8000 journals

Proquest Research Library: Full text access to over 2,500 journals

Reference Sources

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

The American Revolution, 1775-1783 : an encyclopedia

The Blackwell encyclopedia of the American Revolution

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture: Over 5000 entries on Latin American history and culture

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance: A six volume encyclopedia with entries on the people, places and topics of the Renaissance

Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Wisconsin Historical Society
: Research Portal including a number of digitized primary document collections

Ripon College Archives: A collection of historical documents and records from Ripon College

Ripon Historical Society : The Ripon community historical society, archives and museum

U.S. National Archives: Records and historical documents from the U.S. National Archives

World War I Resources at the Library of Congress: Manuscripts, visual resources, maps and a myriad of other primary sources of World War I.

American Memory Project : Digitized texts, recordings and other materials which document the American experience

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) : The official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication

EuroDocs: Selected transcriptions, facsimilies and translations

U.K. National Archives : Records and historical documents at the British National Archives

Early Americas Digital Archive : Electronic documents written in or about the Americas from 1492 to 1820

Old Maps Online Portal : British funded site with thousands of maps from The British Library, The National Librarian of Scotland and others

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOhost) : Full text access to more than 700 newspapers and nearly 700,000 television and radio news transcripts

Access NewspaperARCHIVE : Access to full text historic newspaper archive

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers : Search and view newspapers 1860-1922

Cold War International History Project: : The Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of integrating new sources, materials and perspectives from the former “Communist bloc” with the historiography of the Cold War which has been written over the past few decades largely by Western scholars reliant on Western archival sources.

Veterans History Project: The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.