†† Researching the 1960ís

††††††††††† Prepared for Mr.Weinertís class.

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Abby Hoffman


A. Catalog:

                1. Cherokee Library Catalog: Start→Programs→Cherokee Library.

In the subject, area type:1960ís or specific area you are researching


                   2. Cherokee Media Web Page:

Cherokee Book and Audio Visual Catalog http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/

The same search can be done from home through the Cherokee Media Web Page.



B.Research Databases:http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/

                 *For home access: Get a bookmark with the passwords from wither media center.


        Facts on File:

††† Select the American History Database. Choose 1960 decade.


        Discovering Collection:

††† Select History Search or select Multimedia Gallery for images.


        History Resource Center: U.S:

††††††† Under Advanced Search type Sixties and America or

††††† Under Basic Search type: topic of 1960; e.g. music of 1960


        World History- ABC Clio:

Useful for its historical and political perspective.Type in Sixties or each†† individual year.




        1960ís Timeline





        American Cultural History - 1960-1969

This site provides an overview of the decade covering subject areas as the arts, leisure, literature, sports, fashion and more.



        United States History Index - 1960-1969

Originally created by the University of Kansas, this site provides links to major events of the decade.

††††† http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/ERAS/20TH/1960s.html




       Links to the 1960ís

The Alameda County Library web page provides links to various other sites that explore the 1960ís.


       The Psychedelic 60ís

This webpage, authored by the University of Virginia, provides an overview to the social and historical aspects of the Sixties.

††††††††††††††††††††††† http://www.lib.virginia.edu/small/exhibits/sixties/


       The Fashion Era

Developed by two British educators, this site offers a wealth of information on fashion in the 1960ís including photos.



       Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

††††††† http://www.rockhall.com/timeline/


       Vietnam the American Experience by PBS

††††† http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/


       Vietnam: Yesterday and Today by Sandra Witttman/Oakton Community College

††† http://servercc.oakton.edu/~wittman/




Prepared by A. Martinez - February 2006

Posted by L.D., 2/2006