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World Book EncyclopediaWORLD BOOK DISCOVER
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HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, COUNTRY STUDIES, CULTURE STUDIES, GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS 

COUNTRY STUDIES--FACTS AND STATISTICS:

ABC  Clio
World Geography, American History, World History: Ancient & Medieval, and the Modern Era

History Study Center- ProQuest
Search all history topics

Gale Student Resource in Context
all History topics

CultureGrams
Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world.

CIA WorldFactbook 
Lists population, government, military, and economic information for nations
recognized by the United States.

IndexMundi
Country profiles. Presenting statistics,  charts, and maps. Most info on this site comes from CIA World Factbook. This site just has hyperlinks to demographic topics.

World Populations - International Database
Under Country Search tab- select your country -then on the same page, select : Population Pyramid tab
Census Bureau - US census data

BBC Country Profiles 
Full guide to history, politics and
economic background of countries
and territories, and background on key institutions. Includes audio and video clips from BBC archives.

Library of Congress Country Studies
 
presents the
social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

EveryCulture.com - countries and their cultures
 
 
Google Uncle Sam - Best History search results

History @ about.com - Scroll down to History. Select from time period or topic.

 Eyewitness to History - From the Ancient World to the present... History through the eyes of those who lived it,

 Debatabase - debate topics

 Google News Timeline

 Google Scholar - Provides a search of scholarly (peer-reviewed) literature across many subjects, disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

 


 History, Wars, Leaders, Weapons from antiquity to Modern Day.

Ancient through Modern times. Accounts of Military history in article form.


 
 
 

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ABC , Clio 
World Geography, American History, World History: Ancient & Medieval, and the Modern Era

Gale Student Resource Center -
reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles from the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and many others; primary sources, multimedia records, including charts, graphs, maps and tables; Video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources

 ProQuest eLibrary 
Includes information covering: Sciences, Social Studies, History, Literature, Health, First Aid/Physical Fitness,Reference (Dictionaries, Atlases). Select History or Literature Collection on first results page.
SELECT HISTORY COLLECTION , LITERATURE COLLECTION from first results page.

 Ebsco 
newspaper and magazine articles, atlases, biographies, country & state reports, encyclopedias, , photos & illustrations, primary source documents, radio & TV transcripts, video clips and timelines.
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Helpful Internet Resources:
 About.com Education - search all subjects
 
 
Inner Body - Interactive human anatomy systems featuring: Skeletal, Muscular, Cardiovascular, Disgestive, Endocrine, Nervous, Respiratory, Immune/Lymphatic,Urinary, Female Reproductive, Male Reproductive, Integumentary.
 
New Scientist- online magazine. Expand your knowledge and impress your friends. Features include: Space, Tech, environment, Health, Life, Physics & Math, Science in Society and more
 Ask Nature  - winner of the 2010 Earth Award
 
 PhETS simulations - University of Colorado



 
 
featuring: News, Food Plant & Animals, Culture and more
 
LIFESCIENCE LIBRARY University of Texas Libraries

 

  English Language
Arts - LITERATURE resources :
 
 

 About.com


 Infoplease


 ProQuest (e)Library Curriculum  | log-in required |
 select REFERENCE --then-- encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, almanacs

 

 

DICTIONARIES
 Merriam-Webster Word Central

 The Free Dictionary | multi-language dictionaries | encyclopedias

 AllWords.com dictionary, translator

 Encarta MSN dictionary, thesaurus, atlas


 ProQuest | Comprehensive Dictionary and Thesauruslog-in required

 


 


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