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ABC-CLIO American Government

Connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries.



ABC-CLIO American History

A bibliographic resource that provides a robust source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada



ABC-CLIO Daily Life through History

Discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives.



ABC-CLIO Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas

An irresistible yet authoritative online resource that covers popular culture in America, both past and present—in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.



ABC-CLIO United States Geography

This interactive database offers a combination of authoritative research sources and engaging current events features on all 50 U.S. states.



ABC-CLIO World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society

Complete with overviews of more than 30 wars, this resource includes timelines, causes and consequences, portraits of opponents, and links to supporting facts and figures.



ABC-CLIO World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

Develops global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.



ABC-CLIO World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Ranging from the dawn of prehistory, through the great ancient empires, to the beginning of the Renaissance, this unique online resource explores history in every corner of the globe.



ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern Era

Covers a broad range of topics including the evolution of modern Europe; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.



ABC-CLIO World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy

A comprehensive reference resource that makes research on faith and belief across humanity easier and enables a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.



Biography Reference Bank

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies



CountryWatch Premium

Country Reviews, Country Wire, Data, Maps, the Global Guide and the Political Intelligence Briefing and Wire. Grades 6-12



Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.



PebbleGo Biographies

Research information on the lives of important inventors, explorers, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women and more.



PebbleGo Social Studies

Research information about the world around you including families, maps and holidays.



Points of View

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.



Research in Context

Created for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines Gale reference content with age-appropriate videos, periodicals, primary sources, and more



Student Resources

Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website