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You can access the databases on any of the North Bergen High School's computers. Outside of
North Bergen High School, or on mobile devices, you will need usernames and passwords for each database.
Please visit the Media Center for a listing of all database usernames and passwords.
Ancestry® has the world’s largest online family history resource, home to billions of historical records, millions of family trees and much more. Ancestry can ONLY be accessed when you are in the school, not at home.
Fold3® provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Fold3 can ONLY be accessed when you are in the school, not at home.
Newspapers.com™ is the online home of 216 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 4,400+ newspapers in the United States and more. Newspapers.com can ONLY be accessed when you are in the school, not at home.
Daily Life Through History (ABC-Clio)
One of the many challenges educators face today is finding ways to engage students' imaginations and encourage them to apply critical thinking skills. By examining the details of daily life in past eras, what is often perceived as dry historical information is transformed into engaging material that reveals the true nature of what life was like before.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-Clio)
This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today's most important issues.
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World (ABC-Clio):
This database provides online tools that develop students' global literacy, focusing on the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.
World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (ABC-Clio)
This database provides thousands of reference items that cover matters of belief, practice, celebrations, and holidays; important individuals and events; significant and sacred places; and much more. It contains thousands of authoritative reference items from leading experts that present multiple perspectives on enduring dilemmas to provide students with models of sound critical thinking.
Ebsco History Reference Center
This database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.
Access thousands of primary sources - letters, photographs, speeches, posters, maps, videos, and other document types — spanning the course of American history.
Facts On File - American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
Facts On File - American Women's History Online
Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
Facts On File - African-American History Online
Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
Facts On File - American Indian History Online
Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
Facts On File - Modern World History Online
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
Facts On File - Ancient and Medieval History Online
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Facts On File - World Geography & Culture Online
A global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.
Britannica - Annals of American History
An incredible collection of primary documents that have impacted American History, the Annals of American History Online has an easy search interface and even a timeline of American History. Commentary of each of the primary documents provides a context for understanding the document's importance and impact.
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