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US History-Living History Project: Reagan Era

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

President Reagan Giving a Speech at the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, 1986 (detail). Public Domain.

Subject Reference Databases & E-Book Resources

Subject Database & E-Book resources related to Ronald Reagan & his presidency. 

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

Newspaper & Magazine Databases

Use  ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete and World New Digest for newspaper articles written during the Nixon Adnimistration. Search ProQuest News, magazines & Journals for magazine articles from the early days of the Reagan Administration to the present.

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

The century: America's Time: 1981-89 A New World

Database Key

primary : Contains primary sources.

starter : Great resource for beginning research.

News : Contains news and/or other current events resources.

scholarly : Contains articles from academic and professional journals.

: Requires username & password from home.

: Text-to-Speech function.

: Contains audio.

Web Resources

Here are some very good Reagan Presidency & Reagan Era related websites.

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username and password (the same ones you use to login to the GBS computers & Power School) to log in:

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.


**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.

 

The Modern Era (1980-Present)


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