LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES FOR KIDS
Need to find an article or reference book for your project? Try our student databases.
Biography in Context
Biographies of more than 500,000 people gathered from authoritative reference sources and enhanced with multimedia content. Learn more about the challenges, motivations, successes and failures of history's notable people. Remote access: all Westminster Public Library and FRCC cardholders.
Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites. Remote access: all Westminster Public Library and FRCC cardholders.
CultureGrams Online provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures. Each report, written and reviewed by in-country experts, offers an insiderís perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports cover 180 plus countries, updated every year.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Hundreds of reference eBooks across a wide variety of topics.
Remote access: all Westminster Public Library and FRCC cardholders.
Over three million searchable images. All cleared for educational, non-commercial use.
Access to over 70 world language courses and on-the-go learning via mobile app.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information thatís needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Student Resources in Context
A fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies,
topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 300 magazines,
newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips.
Also cross-searches Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Additional databases for students can be found here.
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