United States History Essentials Collection

United States History Essentials Collection






United States History Essentials Collection

Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

From revolutionary times through the Civil Rights Era and up to the recent events that shape our political discourse today, this collection offers a wealth of insightful titles into United States history. Defining moments like the battle of Gettysburg, landmark Supreme Court cases like Plessy v. Ferguson, and cultural evolutions like the social history of American families are illuminated and analyzed through these thoughtfully curated texts.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

Click here for a list of reference titles included in this collection.

  • Content updates: United States History Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the United States History Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The United States History Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The United States History Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: United States History Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save United States History Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email United States History Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The United States History Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • African Americans
  • American Culture
  • American Government
  • American West
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil War
  • Constitutional History
  • Military History
  • Native Americans

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)