Access historical issues of hundreds of Illinois newspapers, including the Oak Park Oak Leaves (1902-1977). For the family genealogist, local history buff, and anyone looking for local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies, this resource provides keyword searching, as well as browsing by key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, authors, current world leaders, explorers, religious leaders and many more.
Discover 600,000+ biographical entries on more than 528,000 individuals spanning history and geography, and paired with multi-media content like videos, images, magazines, and newspapers. The included Lives & Perspectives Collection supports high-school curricula and university coursework by providing multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives.
Brings history to life! Featuring online videos and other media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments for 3-5 graders.
Watch, read, and explore eBooks to hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process. Featuring online videos and other media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments for 3-5 graders.
What fun--you can listen to entries being read with an American, a British or an Australian accent! And you can listen to the entry being read quickly or slowly!
For elementary, middle and high school students. Find out about objects and ideas that have changed how we live today from the steam engine to the toothbrush. Corresponds to science and social studies curriculums.
For elementary, middle and high school students. Covers the origins and rise of each civilization; the role of women; methods of warfare; daily life and customs; diet; housing; legal system; religion, and holidays.
For middle and high school students. Allows students to explore environmental issues and current efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
For the student doing scientific research, contains the full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals. Also provides teachers with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.