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Selected Books and eBooks

Logo for Films on Demand database

American History Overview is a segment of the film The Big Picture: America on the Move. Find it in Films on Demand, a GALILEO database. To view it off campus, you will need the GALILEO password. Ask for it in person at your CPTC library, or send an email using your CPTC account.

Local Historic Sites


Access GALILEO through Blackboard or use the GALILEO password if you are off campus. A new password is emailed to CPTC students, faculty and staff each semester. Ask for it at the library, or via email with your CPTC account. 


  • American History
  • American History Illustrated
  • American Nineteenth Century History