Facts on File Databases

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Facts On File’s critically acclaimed and award-winning electronic resources cover a wide range of content and subject matter, from pressing controversial issues and current and archival news to reference material that explores the areas of science, history, careers, literature, geography, health, and more. Engaging videos, comprehensive essays, original maps and charts, colorful images and diagrams, today’s news, and more make these databases perfect for educators, students, and researchers seeking quality content and easy-to-navigate online tools.  Available for Englewood cardholders.

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

Contains information on thousands of authors and their works, an archive of 38,000 characters, plus articles on topics and themes, a timeline, and a special feature on Harold Bloom’s Western Literary Canon.

Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 55,000 resource entries, and much more!

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

Contains extensive information on a broad range of scientific disciplines. The content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by the National Science Education Standards.

Provides access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format with a wealth of content not available anywhere else.

World Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage. In addition, comprehensive entries about the U.S. states are also available. Ideal for social studies assignments and projects as well as for general country and U.S. state research.

Learn strategies for writing essays about literature. This comprehensive reference site covers all parts of the writing process, from researching your topic and creating an outline, to writing strong introductions and properly citing sources.

 

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