With thousands of international full-text journals, this database enormous advantage to students seeking a broader, more global perspective in their research. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
A comprehensive resource that includes a variety of news publications worldwide. These sources include major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles as well as newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Covering a wide array of subject areas from the arts and multicultural studies to the STEM subjects, Advanced Placement Source offers students the essential research materials to achieve academic success in honors, AP or IB programs. This database is the only AP-focused multidisciplinary product on the market. Recommended for grades 10 - 12.
Continually expanding, this database offers searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. With eyewitness reporting, editorials, letters, advertisements, obituaries and much more, this acclaimed collection uniquely chronicles the evolution of American culture and daily life from 1690 to the recent past. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Eras covered include: The Colonial Era: Beginnings–1776. The American Revolution: 1775–1783. The Early National Period and Expansion: 1783–1859. The Civil War and Reconstruction: 1860–1876. The Gilded Age: 1870–1900. The Progressive Era and World War I: 1890–1920. The Roaring Twenties: 1920–1929. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Offers access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Ancient and Medieval History provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the Islamic World. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
This database offers a diverse array of full-text content covering the full spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines — from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering. Applied Science & Technology Source focuses on traditional engineering challenges and research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
Art Museum Image Gallery offers unprecedented access to museum collections and a wealth of art information to enrich learning in cultural studies, area studies, women's studies, archaeology, history, religion, social studies and literature, and includes outstanding coverage of contemporary and modern artists. Drawing from distinguished museums from around the world, this database offers unparalleled access to more than 158,000 high-quality art images, multimedia, and related information. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
This collection of detailed biographies, interviews, obituaries and related articles is searchable by keyword and also by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
This database includes thousands of critical essays, author biographies and character analyses, the full text of hundreds of books from our extensive reference collection and more than 800 classic works of literature selected from Bloom’s Literary Canon, thousands of full-length poems, full-length videos of classic stage performances and film adaptations of literary works, and a Shakespeare Center housing in one convenient location the database’s treasure trove of content on all things Shakespeare. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Expanded version of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with full text for over 1300 journals, plus evidence-based care sheets, legal cases, drug records, and more than 200 books. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
A complete full-text research database for communication studies, offering hundreds of top communication journals, magazines and other sources covering all related disciplines, including media studies, linguistics, speech pathology, rhetoric and discourse. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
Consumer Health Reference supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
Source integrates a wide range of reference content with instructional videos and tutorials to provide research instruction in the classroom or at the point-of-need. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
The world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, Education Source provides scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers. It covers all levels of education — from early childhood to higher education — as well as all educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. Recommended for grades 9 - 12.
The definitive research database for theatre and dance studies. In addition to all the comprehensive indexing of the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD), it contains full text for top performing arts journals and books. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Students can search more than 2,000 top scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, 50,000 eBooks, and 2 million primary sources. Recommended for grades 10 - 12.
Includes full-text resources focusing on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature and children's literature. This database also includes volumes of fantasy/science fiction, contemporary literature, world philosophy and religious literature, and literary study guides covering American Literature, English Literature and literary genres. Recommended for grades 10 - 12.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Modern World History offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. Recommended for grades 9 - 12.
This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers. Recommended for grades 9 - 12.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection provides access to hundreds of full-text journals and offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
As Virginia’s “newspaper of record,” the Richmond Times-Dispatch is among the South’s most prominent sources for local, national and international news. Covering the arc of social justice and civil rights in the South, the fully searchable archive of the Times- Dispatch provides valuable insight into life before, during and after the Jim Crow era. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
With a wealth of content and a dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning, the award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. Topics range from biology, chemistry and physics to energy, wildlife and forensic science. Recommended for grades 9 - 12.
Offering more peer-reviewed, full-text journals than any other sociology research database, Sociology Source Ultimate provides the must-have materials for students studying social behavior and interaction. Topics range from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology. Recommended for grades 11 - 12.
This database is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine studies, providing full-text content from many respected journals. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.
World Religions explores religion and spirituality in an objective manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today. Recommended for grades 8 - 12.