List of History and Social Science Databases along with tutorials on how to access the databases.
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Britannica Encyclopedia US Version and UK Version & Britannica Image Quest. Use an encyclopedia for general background information. The UK version has a text read aloud tool.
CultureGrams - Statistical and cultural information on countries of the world.
Discovery Education Videos and Lesson Plans. Discovery Education supports teachers in accelerating student achievement, bringing the wonder of Discovery into classrooms to ignite students' natural curiosity. Interactive lessons and Videos for Language, Health, Math, Science, Social Sciences, Teaching Practices.Visual Performing Arts.
JSTOR includes more than 1500 journals as well as primary sources and books.
EBSCO - A complete and optimized research solution comprised of research databases, e-books and e-journals from sources housed within EBSCO such as: Academic Search Elite, MagillOnLiterature Plus, GreenFILE, ERIC, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, TOPICsearch, Health Source - Consumer Edition and others.
History Study Centre - Primary and secondary sources on global history from the UK.
Issues and Controversies - Articles with pros/cons and discussion ideas from Facts on File
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society - Background articles from ABC Clio.
Modern World History online by Infobase
National Digital Library (India) - is a digital collection of freely accessible thesis, papers, text books, articles, rare books collected from various libraries in India
New York Times: Sign in with your School Account to peruse through the archives and news coverage of recent events.
Questia is an online library with research tools and tutorials as well as books and articles. Topics range from Criminal Justice, History, Law, Religion, Social Sciences, Political Sciences and more. Sign in with email address, veracross password
World Geography - Country information from ABC Clio.
World Religion on line by Infobase
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras & Modern Era - Historical information from ABC Clio.
Virtual Tours and Exhibitions
The British Museum: The British Museum hosts thousands of exhibitions from all around the world. it also organizes free and paid tours into different museum from other countries.
National Women's History Museum: The Museum researches, collects and exhibits the contributions of women to the social, cultural, economic and political life of American nation in a context of world history.
World Wide Museum of Natural History: An online museum featuring photo galleries and quality educational products for homes, schools and museums.
Eternal Egypt: Eternal Egypt is a living record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions.
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Some Open Access Databases - (Multidisciplinary subjects)