Editor's note: The Library Round Table features several guest columnists from the Northfield Public Library. This piece is from resource librarian Debby Nitz.
American Decades is a cross-disciplinary source for students and researchers who need a single reference to explore and analyze the events, people and social trends that have impacted contemporary American history.
Each volume covers a 10-year period (1900-2009) and covers arts, medicine and health, media, education, world events, religion, government and politics, lifestyles, law, business and economy, and sports.
As you begin your fall history projects at school or your research for History Day in the spring, make sure you check out this resource. Go to www.northfieldmn.info and. click on “E-Library.” You will need your library card to access from home. For more information please call the library at 507-645-1802.