Culturegrams offers concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on the cultures of the world- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Go beyond mere facts and figures with one-of-a-kind perspectives on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
| Global Issues in Context
This is a new electronic resource that offers global perspective on issue of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st century issues. Some issues include, social, political, military, economic, environmental, science and health related, cultural and headlines and world hot spots.
| Student Resources in Context
This next-generation portal reaches out to today's students with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.
| Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center- Critical Thinking
This is a dynamic online library of current event topics featuring the facts, the arguments, the pro, the cons, and the references to support each perspective. Includes newspaper and magazine articles, images, primary source documents and web site links. Make sure to get your password from your teacher or from the Media Center.
|Science in Context
This database features authoritative information for assignments and projects for science, math, and technology. It includes full-text articles from national and global newspapers, magazines, books, and journals. The database also features a media rich selection of videos, audio, podcasts, images, and interactives.