NoodleTools Citation tool


LHS Catalog

Find books and eBooks in the LHS collection.



American Decades

Choose the decade on the right side of the screen.


Encyclopedia of World Biography

Brief biographies of notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods.



World Book Online



  • Enter your search term for newspaper and magazine articles, primary source documents, etc.
  • Limit (on left of results page): Select full text, publication dates, and source types.
  • Advanced Search: more search options.
  • Topic Overview: provides an overview of the topic.
  • View: original (pdf full text) form, or html full text (may be easier to read).
  • Cite (on the right): Select your citation format and copy citation.
  • For additional articles, return to the search results or use the Find Similar Results button.


Williamsburg Regional Library 

WJCC students can now access most of the databases at WRL by using the letters WJCC and your school ID.  For example: wjcc1234567890

The African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience

Use the “click here to access database” link.

Enter your WJCC ID when prompted.

Under History, click “View All” and choose the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History.

Includes good articles on “Imperialism” and “Colonialism”


Web Sites

Don’t forget: Use the databases to find good web sites!


Smithsonian Music: African American Music

Explore the Smithsonian’s collection. Includes Roots of African American Music, Jazz & Blues, Achievements & Impact, images of photos & posters etc. contains over 25,000 brief biographies from antiquity to the present.


Primary Resources

Use the databases to find primary resources!


Google Newspaper Archives

(or enter this search string: mysearchterm

Google digitized thousands of newspapers during the Newspaper Archive project. Search for your topic, click on the full screen icon and size the newspaper. You’ll have to print screen or use the snipping tool to capture and save an image.


Original Time Magazines from  1935-1950 are located in the back of the LHS Media Center.