- Oregon Encyclopedia
(*) Oregon Encyclopedia is a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of information about Oregon's history and culture. All entries and essays are written by knowledgeable authors, reviewed by experts, and authorized by editors and fact-checkers to ensure accuracy.
- Oregon History Project
(*) This excellent resource contains narratives, biographies, articles, and photos relating to Oregon's state history. Teachers can find lesson plans and activities for educating students about Oregon history. Anyone can build interactive timelines with Oregon TimeWeb.
- Oregon Historical Society
(*) The Oregon Historical Society preserves our state's history and makes it available to the public through exhibits, events, and their website. Find information about the OHS, plus a library, publications, artifacts, and other resources related to Oregon history.
- Oregon History
(*) Explore Oregon's history through this site, where you can learn about our state, as well as find articles and books to help you find more information.
- Smithsonian's History Explorer
(*) This site from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History offers a search engine where you can find anything from primary sources to lessons, reviewed websites to multimedia tools. You can narrow your search by grade level, as well.
- Historic Oregon Newspapers
On this site you can search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP)
- Oregon Historic Photograph Collections
A collection of historic photographs from around Oregon with special emphasis on the Willamette Valley.
- Historical Museums of Oregon
This site contains a directory of history museums in Oregon, organized by county and with links to many of the museums' websites.
- Oregon Trail History
This site gives you access to lots of information and tools for learning about the history of the Oregon Trail. There are articles, diagrams, maps, a timeline, and more.
- American Civil War History
This web directory will help you find resources for learning about the American Civil War. Search for biographies, histories, re-enactors, records, and more.
- History World
This searchable web encyclopedia allows you to learn about history through narratives and timelines, including more than 10,000 historical events.
- World War 1
Find information, including an encyclopedia, as well as multimedia, such as maps, posters, audio, and video, all related to World War I.
- World War 2 History
A great resources for learning about World War II, this site is well organized and will help you find events, timelines, propaganda, weapons information, and much more.
- Medieval Resources
If you're looking for information and resources related to Medieval history and culture, start your search here. A huge list of topics ranges from architecture to people to science and technology. There's even a long list of research tools, too.
- Ancient Cultures Internet Index
This online index will help you find essays, images, timelines, primary sources, and other websites relating to ancient world cultures.
- UNESCO World Heritage List
There are nearly 1000 World Heritage sites you can explore through the interactive map and other features of this website. World Heritage Sites are considered part of the cultural and natural heritage of people around the globe.
- US History Directory
Start your research of American history with this directory from the federal government. Find historical documents, explore the national archives, genealogy resources, and look up historic places and memorials.
Online practice tests, skills-building for math, reading, and writing, and career development tools.
Legal Information Reference Center
Legal reference material and forms, provided by the State of Oregon Law Library.
Oregon car, motorcycle, and commercial driver license practice tests. Provided in partnership with Driving-Tests.org.
The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) is an initiative by the University of Oregon to digitize historic newspaper content and make it available to the public.
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The Oregon Digital Library is a joint initiative by the Oregon State University Library and the State Library of Oregon that seeks to provide a comprehensive search portal for digital collections in Oregon.
For print-disabled Oregonians: Digital talking books and more from the Oregon State Library