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Pop Culture Universe

American and world pop culture from the 1920s to the present. Continuously updated.

 

Biography in Context

Biographical profiles using reference books, magazine articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.

 

Explora

EBSCO's new simple search with easy-to-browse categories.

 

Grolier Encyclopedia

General encyclopedia with short articles.

 

American History

Covers American history in depth from 1350 to present including links to numerous ebooks.

 

Opposing Viewpoints

Covering today's hottest social issues with each side of an issue presented.

 

Facts on File: World News Digest

Covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated weekly.

 

 
 

Art/Music/Pop Culture

 

Oxford Art Online

Single cross-search of Oxford’s art reference works.

 

Pop Culture Universe

American and world pop culture from the 1920s to the present. Continuously updated.

 

 

Biography

 

Biography in Context

Biographical profiles using reference books, magazine articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.

 

 
 

Careers

 

Kuder Navigator

Comprehensive guide to careers. Please get a password from Mr. Cullen or your economics teacher.

 

 
 

General Research

 

EBSCO Magazines

Full-text articles from over 1,900 magazines and three national newspapers.

 

Explora

EBSCO's new simple search with easy-to-browse categories.

 

Grolier Encyclopedia

General encyclopedia with short articles.

 

New York Times Magazine: 1986 - present

Full-text coverage from 1997 to present.

 

 
 

Health

 

Consumer Health Complete

Includes evidence-based reports, news and magazine articles, drug and herb information, health eBooks and videos.

 

 
 

History/Culture/Geography

 

Government

Provides daily UPI Washington news, current issues, political cartoons and 1,700 biographies.

 

American History

Covers American history in depth from 1350 to present including links to numerous ebooks.

 

Daily Life Through History

Begins with pre-history covering social customs, religion, clothing, and other aspects of daily life in the United States with primary documents and illustrations.

 

United States Geography

Describes the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the complexities underlying the challenges facing the nation and individual states.

 

World at War

Detailed analysis of all wars.

 

World Geography

Provides authoritative content and online tools to develop global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces.

 

World History: Ancient and Medieval

Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

 

World History: Modern Era

Covering history from the Renaissance to today.

 

 

Issues/Controversies

 

CQ Researcher

Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

 

Facts on File: Issues & Controversies

Analyzes hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly.

 

Issues: Controversy and Society

Providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today's most important issues.

 

Opposing Viewpoints

Covering today's hottest social issues with each side of an issue presented.

 

 

Literature

 

Literature Resource Center

Information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

 

NovelList Plus

 Comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.

 

Twaynes Authors Online

 In-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. From nearly 900 Twaynes books.

 

 
 

News

 

Boston Globe 1980 - 1996

1980 to 1996

 

Boston Globe 1997 - present

1997 to present.

 

Concord Monitor 2004 - present

2004 to present.

 

Facts on File: World News Digest

Covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Updated weekly.

 

New York Times: 1980 - present

1980 to present.

 

Newstand Newspapers

Over 900 newspapers.

 

NH Sunday News

2010 to present.

 

Wall Street Journal

1984 to present.

 

Washington Post

1987 to present.

 

 

Reference

 

eBook Reference Collection (abc-clio)

eBook reference collection.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Collection

eBook reference collection.

 

Science/Engineering

 

Science in Context

Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics