Uncover History through Primary Sources:

Empowering Research & Learning

2,500 Primary Sources

27 Proprietary Publications

Entirely curated and hand-selected by scholars

DRM-free, with unlimited downloads and simultaneous users

Schlager Group is a leading publisher of primary source documents, making the past accessible for undergraduate research and high school advanced studies. Our core offering, the Schlager Digital Library, is a powerful online collection with over 2,500 carefully curated primary sources. These historical documents are specially chosen by faculty to support a wide range of subjects, including U.S. history, world history, ethnic studies, gender studies, American government, and religious studies.

Key benefits of the Schlager Digital Library:

  • Over 2,500 Primary Sources: Explore authentic historical documents, contextualized by scholars for deeper understanding.
  • Inclusive, Accessible Collections: Dive into specific topics through our organized collections covering major course areas.
  • DRM-Free Access: Our Schlager Digital Library platform allows unlimited use and downloads for a seamless research experience.
  • Librarian & Student Favorite: Support research and reference needs with our comprehensive digital collection.
  • Faculty Integration: Easily assign downloadable e-texts and selections for courses through syllabi, reading lists, and learning management systems.


By analyzing primary sources, students gain a deeper understanding of people and cultures. They develop an appreciation for the complexity of the past and cultivate a critical, scholarly approach to learning.

The Schlager Group Difference

In everything we do we champion the pursuit of historical knowledge by students and researchers, helping them to apply that understanding to today’s world.


For more than 15 years, Schlager Group has collaborated with top scholars and subject matter experts worldwide to create our award-winning, independent list of reference titles.

Review our growing list of titles, order direct (and save!), or contact your wholesaler.

Find Your Best Fit

Schlager Group has your library, faculty, and students covered. Whether you are an academic research library, community college, high school or consortia partner, we have purchase and package options to fit your needs and budget.

Unlock Powerful Research in 15 Minutes:

Free Schlager Digital Library Demo

Curious how the Schlager Digital Library can transform your research experience? Get a quick and informative demo – it takes less time than a coffee break!

See firsthand the benefits of:

  • Over 2,500 curated primary sources

  • Easy exploration across various subjects

  • Seamless access for students and faculty

  • Powerful faculty tools including direct linking to syllabi

Request your free demo today and empower your research journey!