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History Resources Guide


SSA Senior School Library subscribes to numerous databases for use by students, faculty, and staff. The resources on this page are most useful for teachers of English, but can be applied to many disciplines! 


Most resources are available off campus. The database passwords google document lists all of the usernames and passwords need to access the databases while not at school. If you encounter any issues or are unable to access a database off campus, please email Mrs. Myers


Accessing Noodletools


Every student has access to a Noodletools account, that assists with collecting resources, creating bibliographies, and designing outlines. For more information and video tutorials, go to the Research Assistance tab on this page.

Click HERE for a tutorial and guide for signing up for a Noodletools account.

Newspaper Access

SSA Library subscribes to digital editions of The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. To access the New York Times, please create an account by following the directions below. Accounts will need to be renewed each year, so if you find that you are unable to access your account, please follow the same directions to renew. 

The Wall Street Journal and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette have a generic username/password combination, available on the Passwords document linked at the top of this page. 

Databases with Resources for History

Best Websites

Text and Video Tutorials for Select History Databases