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ABC-CLIO American Government

Connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries.



ABC-CLIO American History

A bibliographic resource that provides a robust source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada



ABC-CLIO Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring, significant, and timely issues



ABC-CLIO World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Ranging from the dawn of prehistory, through the great ancient empires, to the beginning of the Renaissance, this unique online resource explores history in every corner of the globe.



Ancient Civs Egypt

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Greece

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Rome

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



BrainPOP

Videos, activities and games covering: science, social studies, english, math, engineering & tech, health, arts and music.



Britannica Elementary

Look for people, places, and things. Watch and learn with videos and animations. Have fun with games and activities.



Britannica High School

Get quick facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Start research projects with multiple resources in one place. Find multimedia to use in projects and presentations.



Britannica Middle

Find fast answers and homework help. Explore videos and articles on famous people and places. Discover maps, photos, and illustrations for school projects.



Culture Grams

Concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations





Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.



PebbleGo Biographies

Research information on the lives of important inventors, explorers, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women and more.



PebbleGo Social Studies

Research information about the world around you including families, maps and holidays.



Research in Context

Created for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines Gale reference content with age-appropriate videos, periodicals, primary sources, and more



Spotlight on American Colonies

Explore what life was like as the American colonies started and grew, including where colonists lived, whom they traded with, and how they survived. Learn about important figures and industries in colonial history, as well as the many struggles colonists faced.



Spotlight on American History

Explore the extraordinary history of the United States and the people, places, and events that helped shape our young nation. Discover the causes and significance of key events in American history and the beginnings of our government.



Spotlight on NY

A well-researched overview of the Empire State, including its geography, history, and industries.



Student Resources

Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website