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Select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. Centering on the experiences and perspectives of African Americans, it is hoped that this collection imbues the study of Black history with a deeper understanding of the humanity of people who have pursued the quest for freedom, and the significance of movements like Black Lives Matter. Primary source documents from American History, and approximately 1,600 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom: 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), The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
Britannica School Elementary is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.
Alternate Name(s) Gale Power Search
A sophisticated yet simple solution for searching many Gale databases simultaneously, including a wealth periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand.
Multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries including more than 19.4 billion historical records from all over the world, U.S. federal census (1790-1950) with images, U.K. census (1841-1901) with images, nearly 5 billion exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni, more than 816 million US public records, hundreds of millions of Nordic records, more than 100 million gravestone photos, more than 500 million historical photographs, military records, immigration records and passenger lists, citizenship and naturalization records, directories, guides, references, biographies and yearbooks, government, land and court records, wills and probate records, exclusive databases, additional content under license including tributes obituaries, WikiTree, BillionGraves, Canadian Headstones and many others ,More than 100 million records added every month
This resource includes 112 titles on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and cover subjects such as business, education, fine arts, history, political science, social science, juvenile literature, and sports and recreation.
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Explore science from over 230 full-text eBooks! This collection of reference titles covers a wide variety of topics such as animals, biology, climate change, computing, engineering, experiments, life science, nature, oceans, physical science, and weather. Find titles such as:
Content focused on history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, technology, and a dedicated issues database with opposing viewpoints and critical thinking questions. All newspaper, magazine, and reference book content is 100% full text, editorially-selected from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality global sources, including 400 full-text nonfiction books from publishers such as Britannica, World Book, Rosen Publishing Group, Enslow, and ReferencePoint Press.
Indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals for teachers and educators.
Dust off your old high school Spanish, or tackle your tenth language! After initial access, preview as a "guest" or create an individual account to begin learning any of the 120+ languages, including American Sign Language,
English (ESL/ELL) learning content for speakers of over 30 languages, 30+ endangered North American and world languages. Practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing/typing with interactive lessons and courses.
Build and maintain your vocab with vocab-focused lessons and a strategic review system that keeps it all fresh.
Learn anytime, anywhere with mobile apps that include offline and hands-free modes. Explore a wide range of interests through courses focused on travel, workplace language, and beyond