- ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
A full-text online collection of encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and guides in the areas of business, crime and punishment, entrepreneurship, geography, music, physical and mental health, politics, law and government, pop culture, folklore and mythology, religion, science, technology and the environment, society and education, United States history, world history, and world issues.
- Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals, including nearly 6,000 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,000 journals and a total of more than 11,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
Based on the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, AccessScience stays current on the most significant scientific findings and breakthroughs with updates from the annual McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology. It contains: more than 9,000 articles and research updates with literature citations; 16,000 + images, videos, and animations that bring topics to life on the screen; biographies of nearly 3,000 well-known scientists; 110,000+ definitions drawn from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms; a continually updated science and technology newsfeed from Science News; a handy study center with Q&As, study guides, and essay topics.
- African American Experience
Encompasses the myriad contributions of individuals from the African American community who have achieved prominence in the arts, entertainment, the sciences, business, the military, and politics as well as others that endured the travails of slavery and institutionalized discrimination. A collection that taps a tremendous variety of sources is required to cover a topic of this magnitude and the importance to understanding African American history and its relation to greater U.S. history.
- America's Historical Newspapers: 1690-1922
Early American newspapers, often printed by small-town printers, documented the daily life of hundreds of diverse American communities, supported different political parties and recorded both majority and minority views. In Early American Newspapers, users can limit searches to items that fall into such categories as news and opinion, election returns, letters, poetry, legislative information, prices, advertisements, matrimony notices and death notices.
- American Indian Experience
Coverage ranges from precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century, and from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida; includes hundreds of primary documents and media, including treaties, speeches, and captivity narratives as well as traditional storytelling, a wealth of maps, photographs, and video. Exclusive Analyze sections support student inquiry into cultural and historical dilemmas.
- American National Biography
Offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation. The online edition of the ANB is updated semi-annually, with hundreds of new entries each year and revisions of previously published entries to enhance their accuracy and currency. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.
Includes more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. The community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.