Teens

Biography in Context

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.

 

Zinio

Zinio is a digital magazine service that provides unlimited access to popular magazines with no holds or checkout periods. 

Science Reference Center

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.

MasterFILE Premier

For the general public including students, contains nearly 1,700 general interest periodicals as well as more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an image collection of over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.

Points of View Reference Center

For students, provides essays on 290 topics, presenting multiples sides of a current issue, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.

Literary Reference Center

For high school and college students as well as the general public; a full-text database containing plot summaries and synopses, literary criticism, author biographies, literary journal articles, poems and short stories.

Academic Search Premier

For the serious researcher, provides full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.

CultureGrams

Start here to find out about people in other countries! Listen to the national anthem, look at pictures, and try recipes. Learn about each country’s history, customs, and government, and see what everyday life is like. 

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