Electronic Resources

The National Park Service's Library contains thousands of electronic publications covering the history of the National Park Service and the units comprising the National Park System. We invite you to learn more about history and how the National Park Service works to preserve it.


Please note: Links found on these pages may contain copyrighted material. Permission has been granted to the National Park Service to post this information online, but the copyrights are still reserved by the owner of the original books. While NPS-produced publications are normally considered to be in the public domain, many of the reports contain illustrations that are copies of materials NOT in the public domain, for which one-time reprint permission was obtained prior to each report's publication. Persons wishing to use these illustrations for any purpose beyond educational perusal must obtain their own permissions from the owners of the original materials.

Document Search

NPGallery Digital Asset Management System: digital media search for the National Park Service.

IRMA (Integrated Resource Management Applications) Portal: searchable database of resources and information on the National Park Service. Search using the keyword "eHistory" to find documents related to park histories.

You can find additional resources about the history of the National Park Service at The Internet Archive.

Electronic Publications

Glimpses of Park Brochures