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Biography (Gale in Context)
With Gale In Context: Biography users can browse to find people based on occupation, role, or historical period, or search based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text. This resource offers more than 600,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Reference content is offered alongside videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.
Britannica Escolar is the Spanish version of Encyclopedia Britannica. This resource is useful for both native speakers and those learning the language. Content is gauged for learners K through 8.
Britannica Fundamentals is an innovative early learning product for students in grade levels kindergarten through second grade. This resource covers language, literacy, geography, and mathematics. Britannica Fundamentals has four unique and engaging paths for learning: play, read, create, and explore.
Britannica Library Children
Britannica Library Children offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. From one page, you can link to encyclopedias, Britannica-approved websites, and a Student Center with “How To” guides for school reports, an atlas, biographies, multimedia, and other learning materials.
With Britannica Library users can conduct research, complete school assignments, work on special projects, or explore their unique interests. Topics include science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics. Resources include magazines, up-to-date and curated articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web Sites.
Britannica School offers a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School. Here, students can discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources.
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Environmental Studies: Gale in Context: Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
High School (Gale OneFile)
Gale OneFile: High School Edition is designed for middle- and high-school students and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.
Kids InfoBits is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It now includes new full-text proprietary content from trusted sources such as Blackbirch Press®, U•X•L, and more, the information is reliable and geared to fit the needs of today's young learners.
Middle School (Gale in Context)
Gale In Context: Middle School offers age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. This middle school database provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science.
With a large and growing set of ongoing full text from publishers such as Nature Publishing Group, Springer, Cambridge University Press, the ProQuest Science Database supports the needs of students studying applied and general sciences. It is a growing resource of 7.3 million full text articles from over 1,600 sources. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and engineering literature.
Science (Gale in Context)
Gale In Context: Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather. It integrates full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.
TumbleBooks is a curated database of children’s e-books. This resource offers more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! There are no check-out times or wait lists: the books are always available, to everyone in your institution!
UniversalClass offers hundreds of online classes such as:
Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word & Powerpoint)
Cooking and Baking
Users will receive actual grades and feedback regarding your performance. Users can also earn a certificate documenting their completion. All courses are self-paced. time.
U.S. History (Gale in Context)
Gale In Context: U.S. History covers topics that 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.
This resource offers news and periodical articles as well as 5,500 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.
World History (Gale in Context)
Gale In Context: World History reaches back to the ancient world—and forward to today's headlines—to deliver a chronicle of the people, cultures, events, and societies that have formed the history of the human race. A range of topics such as Aztecs, Industrial Revolution, Silk Road, the Buddha, Space Race, and more provide a wide perspective across the globe. Rare primary sources, reliable reference, and multimedia content are available.