Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. The 4,000+ maps include political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.
Full-text access to over 10,000 local, national, and world newspapers, magazines, and broadcast transcripts, including the Denver Post, New York Post, and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Browse suggested topics such as Health, Sports, STEM, International Issues, or search by keyword, location, author, or source.
This curated selection of primary sources is designed for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, its easily discoverable materials are ideal for assignments and special projects focused on U.S. Black history. Periods include, Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), and The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).
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The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
Instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment. Includes test preparation materials and practice exams for the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams, and more.
Need to brush up on your French or Spanish or any of 69 other languages? Mango Languages is the place to go to learn foreign language at your own pace and in a fun and engaging way. Current language lessons include: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers. Features an ample selection of English courses for 21 languages, including Spanish.
For middle and junior high school students, with 140 full text titles (with Lexile reading level), as well as historical essays, 84,700 biographies, over 235,000 images, and 100,000 primary source documents.
Contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction and non-fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.
Includes Searchasaurus interface plus full text of 70 periodicals (with Lexile reading level), plus encyclopedias, a dictionary, and other reference books.
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Transparent Language Online offers curriculum for over 100 languages for a variety of learning styles. Patrons can practice speaking, listening and writing a new language--for free! There is also an extensive collection for non-English speakers. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using a wide variety of courses and activities.
For more than 75 years, World News Digest has been a go-to resource for context and background on key issues of both historical events and breaking news. With more than 300,000 original articles and a vast archive covering every major event since its inception, this database offers concise summaries of current events and clearly written essays on the top issues of the day.