Social Science and History Department Collection and State Library Resources

The Department

Looking for a travel guide or road map for that next trip you’re planning?  Writing a term paper on capital punishment?  Interested in information about old coins or you need a biography on Cleopatra?  Visit the Social Science and History Department for resources on anthropology, archaeology, education, genealogy, geography, history, law, political science, sociology, travel, urban planning, women’s studies, and more.



Resources for VeteransRed poppy
Trying to make the most of your VA benefits? Learn more about resources available to Veterans in Maryland!

How to Get a GED in Maryland

Working to obtain your GED? Use our guide to find help in Baltimore.


Map Collection:  Are you planning a trip?  Did you know that you can check out maps from the Library? 
more about the Map collection 

New Pratt Recommends booklists:  

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Sinking of the Titanic 
Learn more about this great ship and the stories surrounding it through some of these great books!

Check out this guide 
for more on the 
Sinking of the Titanic




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Mexico CityTravel Destination of the Month: 
Mexico City by Edward Parker

Discover the facinating world of Mexico. There are several hidden treasure just waiting to be explored. Ancient Aztec pyramids, authentic foods and fantastic shopping. Whether you're looking to visit past civilizations or simply lay on the beach and work on your golf game... Mexico can accommodate.


Website Recommendations:

Check out our Delicious links for more websites about history, genealogy, politics, education, law, travel, and lots more! What's Delicious?