What did people eat, wear, or use? What did they hope for, invent, and sing? These are the kinds of questions students of history always ask, and it is precisely what is missing in many available reference resources. A landmark family of reference products, Daily Life Online explores ordinary life through time and across the globe.
Cultures of the World introduces readers to the culture—economy, government, history, lifestyle, and more—of countries the world over. Written for 3rd through 6th grade students it is a handy resource for elementary school level research about the world cultures. Also included in this resource: It's my State and Superchef series.
CultureGrams provides quick cultural and statistical snapshots of the over 200 countries recognized by the United Nations. Compare countries, states or provinces using a list of statistical elements and create data tables for reports or papers. Country reports can include maps, flags, symbols, history, economy, geography, population and more.
A collection of e-books in a variety of subject areas including education, medicine, law, music, philosophy and religion.
Access full-text articles published in The State (from 1987 to present) and 187 other newspapers from around the country. Also provides obituaries and death notices, and some news magazine coverage.
Newspaper Source™ Plus includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as the Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC) and others. All staff articles are also included from many newspapers, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, Houston Chronicle, Star Tribune (Minneapolis), etc.
NoveList® K-8 is a great online resource for helping kids find that next great fiction read. Now NoveList K-8 Plus provides access to information on over 30,500 nonfiction titles designed to support the curriculum and kids’ pleasure reading. Created especially for kids (and the adults who work with them), it has a colorful, graphic-rich homepage and is very easy to use.
Looking for a good book that is similar to an old favorite? Want to know what the next title is in your favorite series? Need to find a great murder mystery, adventure story or historical romance? Well, you're in luck because with NoveList Plus you can easily find Read-alikes for popular authors, book discussion guides, award lists and much more! Find fiction and non-fiction recommendations for all ages. Search by author, title, series or plot description. Find series information listed in reading order so you don't miss a single installment of your favorite story.
Nursing Resource Center is a new online resource designed to support nursing programs at two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and vocational education high schools, as well as at public libraries supporting these schools nationwide. This resource offers premier supplemental reference material geared to the education and research needs of nursing students, providing relevant, easy-to-understand information on nursing topics that is presented in an intuitive interface. Nursing students can search through millions of pages of content from the top reference and textbook publications in the field, as well as animated depictions of human anatomy.
Brings together information from both sides of social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Includes viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, as well as links to more than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.