America the Beautiful takes an editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state. Includes up-to-date statistics, full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations.
Information on countries and territories including customs, lifestyles, and social conditions. Find recipes from all countries as well as biographies of famous citizens. Photographs are available for some countries.
Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, and homework.
For students and adults alike, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies, as well as information in a variety of subject areas.
Search across multiple resources for high school student research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
MAS Complete is a full-text database for school-related research and reading. It contains full-text biographies, primary source documents, reference books, an image collection containing photos, maps, flags, and color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1921) for key magazines.
Have a paper due about a serious topic? Want to now every fact there is about someone famous? Use MasterFILE Complete to dig up hard to find facts. Covering virtually every subject of general interest, it also includes more than 350 full-text reference books, 82,000 biographies, 90,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of over 100,000 photos, maps, and flags.
This interactive database helps students better understand the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the complexities underlying the challenges facing the nation and individual states.
World Book Advanced, built for advanced students and adults, contains thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.
World Geography provides authoritative content and online tools that develop students’ global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.
World History: The Modern Era (covering history from the Renaissance to today) is the latest update of the reference standard of electronic history reference materials for high school and high-level middle school coursework.