U.S. History: Gilded Age/Progressive Era PowerPoint Projects

See Finding Primary Sources hints for finding documents and primary sources in our Library
See Finding Public Domain Images for Multimedia Projects


The Library's RhinoCAT is an automated catalog of books, DVDs, and other library materials. RhinoCAT is available from any browser at http://taft.bywatersolutions.com. It is also accessible from your TaftNet homepage. A keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits.

Encyclopedias and Reference Books

Search large collections of ebooks simultaneously: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Infobase ebooks, and Salem History

Also: Encyclopedia Britannica Online, the complete EB, plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access.

Taft Online Subscriptions


See Finding and Evaluating Websites for hints on how to locate quality websites.