Designed for academic institutions, this database offers an enormous selection of scholarly and popular information resources. It supports high-level research by providing peer-reviewed journals, periodicals, reports, books, videos and more. It's your one-stop research resource! View available apps
Social Sciences, History & Biographies
Like to meet new people? Read a biography! Biography in Context features biographies of a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers. It's continuously updated to ensure access to the latest information.
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GreenFILE features scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. Try the mobile app.
History Reference Center is the world's most extensive full-text history reference database, featuring for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Try the mobile app.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. The informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. Try the mobile app.
Points of View Reference Center features more than 380 topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint. The resource also includes more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Try the mobile app.
Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.
Researches can use this resources to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other frequently discussed topics.