American History

Discover America’s social, cultural, military, and political history.

American Indian History

Discover the culture and history of Native Americans.

Ancient and Medieval History

Learn about world history from prehistory to the 1500’s.

Biography in Context

Learn about influential people past and present.

Britannica LaunchPack: Social Studies

Articles, images, and videos on a topic together are bundled together on a topic. Email for password.

Classroom Video on Demand

Find videos for every subject. Over 20,000 videos available.

Encyclopedia Britannica

A great starting point for research, this tool provides basic and in-depth information on wide variety of subjects.  

Gale Ebooks

Find specialized encyclopedias and more for history, science, English, and other subjects.  

Global Issues in Context

Learn about important issues across the globe through short essays, magazine and newspaper articles, audio and video clips and more,

Issues and Controversies

Current social issues are the focus of this resource.

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences

10 genocides of the 20th and 21st century are the focus of this resource.

Modern World History

Learn about world history from 1500’s- present.


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Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Find articles, viewpoint essays, statistics on more about social issues.

Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas

American Culture of the 20th and 21st century is the focus of this database.

U.S. History in Context

Explore the people, events, socials issues, policies, and more that have shaped our country’s history with a variety of written, audio, and video resources.

Wall Street Journal

Read the latest economic news from around the world.

World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society

Learn about the causes, consequences, and different perspective on wars from Ancient Greece to today.

World Geography and Culture Online

Learn about people and places around the world.

World History In Context

Learn about people, places, events that have shaped history around the world.

World History: The Modern Era

Use the topic centers and learn about historical events from 1500-present.

World News Digest

Find news from around the world from 1940- today and tools to help understand the events and people that have shared history.  

World Religions

Learn about traditions and faiths practiced around the world.