James E. Shanley Tribal Library

Online Resources

Please contact the library for remote access passwords to the databases listed below.

The American Indian Experience (AIE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

Designed, developed, and indexed under the guidance of Loriene Roy, the first Native American President of the American Library Association, and a team of American Indian librarians and scholars to meet the needs of teachers and their students, librarians and their patrons, researchers and the general public, The American Indian Experience offers access to an online library, featuring more than 150 volumes of scholarship and reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images. From Pre-contact to the present day, from the Inuit of the north to the Seminoles of Florida, AIE is meant for anyone wishing to learn more about America’s Native Peoples.


Explore every topic or aspect of American history, literature and culture from Colonization through Globalization. Provides a timeline and topic search for hundreds of digitized U.S. newspapers from colonial times through the American Revolution, Seminole War, Trail of Tears, Oregon Trail, Civil War, Reconstruction, Progressive Era, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam, globalization and other eras.


Ancestry.com Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.


“CINAHL Full Text”, “Environment Complete,” “Chilton’s Automotive Guide” and “Small Engine Repair” and “Coin Career Library” have been added to the databases available from EBSCO which are accessed by using:


The successor to GPO Access, the Federal Digital System (FDSys) provides access to the Congressional Record, bills & laws, Presidential reports, the Federal Register, & the CFR from around the mid-1990’s through the present.


Resources for access to books available at other libraries, also includes access to any information provided by the state of Montana, such as census, maps, hunting regulations and much more.


MyMontanaLibrary2Go provides access to digital content, such as audiobooks and eBooks for patrons of James E. Shanley Tribal Library. Contact the Library to get your account number.


Available to all Fort Peck Tribal Library patrons. Please ask the Library for user name and password.


The Fort Peck Boarding School ledger was donated to Montana State University by the family of Austin R. Buckles on October 25, 2011

Fort Peck Boarding School Ledger