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Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

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Accessible Archives is a full-text searchable database of primary source material from 18th and 19th century periodicals.


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African-American History provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history. [Facts on File]



America's Genealogy Bank is an database that can search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, the complete American State Papers, U.S. Serial Set, Social Security Death Index and more than 23 million obituaries.[Newsbank]


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American History spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience. [Facts on File]


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American Indian History offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage. [Facts on File]


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Ancient and Medieval History explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia. [Facts on File]



AtoZ World Travel a comprehensive, informative and fun travel database offering free and exclusive tourist and culture information on more than 202 of the top travel destinations around the world. This database features city-specific content: travel essentials, city views, attractions, maps, culture, shopping, and cuisine.


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Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources.[Ebsco]



Culture Grams links you to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, and States. Exclusive online features include: photo gallery, maps, biographies, videos and slideshows, and a unique recipe collection that offers five authentic recipes for every country in the database.


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Global Road Warrior is an international resource for social, cultural, travel, and business information. The database covers 175 countries and territories and includes information on demographics, economy, holidays, currencies, visas, climate, passports, immunization, etc.



History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 120 history periodicals, more than 59,600 historical documents, 49,600 biographies of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video. [Ebsco]


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Marquis Who's Who is a powerful online database provides up-to-the-minute biographies of leaders and achievers from around the world in the areas of business, law, science, medicine, the arts, government, entertainment and more – in one convenient source! Entries in Marquis Who's Who list career and personal data for each biography, including birth date and place, names of parents and family members, education, writings and creative works, civic activities, awards, political affiliation, religion, and addresses.


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Modern World History covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history-from mid-15th century to the present. [Facts on File]


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National Geographic Virtual Library provides full-text searching of National Geographic (1888-Present) and National Geographic Traveler (2010-Present). This comprehensive archive is an essential tool for researchers of all ages for the study of science, nature, geography and much more. [Gale]


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World Geography & Culture Online combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information. [Facts on File]


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