American Government

Users can learn from a wealth of short biographies, videos, quotes, and authoritative primary source documents. The Idea Exchange section offers informative, scholarly essays on topics that are mainstays of community college and undergraduate assignments. Additionally, this latest version is now integrated with 12 other online resources, enabling easy cross-searching and more comprehensive understanding of subject matter.

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Britannica Academic

Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.


Britannica School

A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels–elementary, middle, and high.


Career Cruising

Interactive career guide featuring multimedia interviews with real people in every career, in-depth occupational profiles and information on colleges and universities.


Daily Life Through History

One of the many challenges educators face today is finding ways to engage students’ imaginations and encourage them to apply critical thinking skills. By examining the details of daily life in past eras, what is often perceived as dry historical information is transformed into engaging material that reveals the true nature of what life was like before.

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Gale in Context: High School

Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.

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Gale in Context: Middle School

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Gale in Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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Gale in Context: Science

Gale in Context: Science is an engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Gale in Context: Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather. The collection includes millions of full-text articles that includes national and global publications as well as 200+ experiments, projects, and top reference content.

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Gale in Context: U.S. History

Gale in Context: U.S. History is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The comprehensive, contextual, media-rich collection empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills. Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. Content includes reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.

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Gale in Context: World History

Gale in Context: World History reaches back to the ancient world — and forward to today’s headlines — to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students. Content is aligned with state and national curriculum standards.

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TeenBookCloud

Delivers the genres teens want – fantasy, science fiction/dystopian, graphic novels, crime/mystery, thriller/horror, romance, drama & poetry, contemporary, and more – in a format that is both engaging and completely accessible on their smartphones and tablets.

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Tutor.com

Live one-on-one help for elementary school, middle school, high school, and beginner college students as well as adult education students and those looking for career assistance (i.e. writing resumes and preparing for interviews)–available everyday from 2pm to 10pm. Skill Center available 24/7.

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