Online Resources – Fort Peck Community College

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.

American Indian Experience

From historic pressings to contemporary periodicals, explore nearly 200 years of Indigenous print journalism from the US and Canada. With newspapers representing a huge variety in publisher, audience and era, discover how events were reported by and for Indigenous communities. 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.

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

Gale’s research resources include unique online databases, library primary sources, newspaper digital archives, eBooks, courses and large print books.

Gale Electronic Database

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.


Montana News Papers

Due to the generosity of the James E. Shanley Tribal Library, Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes the following papers are available online.

                Eyapi Oaye (1963-1966)

                Wotanin (1970-1974)

                Wotanin Wowapi (1975-2007)


Every page of every issue of The Hellgate Lance, 1983-2008, is also online and keyword-searchable.  This project was made possible through the generosity of Hellgate High School and the Missoula County Public Schools.

Proquest Databases including “The Arts; Business; Health & Medicine; History; Literature & Language; News & Newspapers; Science & Technology and Social Sciences.

ProQuest Ebook Central™, the industry’s premier ebook platform which offers scholarly ebooks from leading publishers paired with a sophisticated platform. This link includes Academic Complete and College Complete. Create an account to use these ebooks.

This collection includes six interviews describing the history and tradition of quilting among Native American women and its role as a traditional art form. The interviews were conducted by Kim Taylor in July of 1992. The interviewees discuss how quilts are used in honoring ceremonies of Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux tribes. They also describe the different kinds of fabrics, colors and stitching that are used for quilts. The original interviews are held as Oral History collection OH 285 at Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, the University of Montana.

This collection includes 6 interviews.

Oral History

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

World Book