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Educational and homeschooling resources for learners of all ages. Children will also like our Homework Help for Kids page!

CultureGrams has information on places and cultures, covering history, customs and lifestyles, family, recipes, economy and more. Use the World Edition for countries, States Edition for US States, Provinces Edition for Canadian Provinces, or Kids Edition for a kid’s-eye view of the world. Includes statistics, photographs, maps, biographies, video and audio.

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Exploring Race in Society (EBSCO)
In addition to proprietary essays, photographs, graphs and charts, Exploring Race in Society includes:

  • Thousands of full-text articles from academic journals
  • Government agency reports curated and provided by HeinOnline
  • Full-text articles, primary source documents and speeches from BlackPast, a leading source on African American history and experience
  • Journal content covering issues related to race, including those of Indigenous communities

Gale eBooks
A searchable collection of 60 encyclopedias, reference books, and travel books within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

Gale Business: Insights
Research global companies and industries with in-depth analysis through current news, statistical data, and comprehensive reports.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.

Gale Health and Wellness
Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Gale In Context: Elementary
Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

Gale In Context: Middle School
Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

Gale In Context: High School
Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources.

Gale In Context: Global Issues
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

Gale Literature: LitFinder
Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

Gale Academic OneFile
Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

Gale General OneFile
Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Gale OneFile: Business
Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.

Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory
Discover content useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, and more.

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship
Analyze business insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Updated daily. Best for business schools and entrepreneurs.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts
Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine
Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.

Gale OneFile: High School Edition
Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health
Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.

Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
Access academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

Gale OneFile: Science
Access information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily.

Gale OneFile: U.S. History
Search balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic researchers. Updated daily.

Gale OneFile: World History
Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
An Open Education Resource (OER) produced by Oxford University Publishing offering reliable information for the start of research on an unfamiliar topic.

Washington Homeschool Organization
Serving the diverse interests of home-based education in Washington State.

World Fact Book
Flags of the world, guide to country comparisons, and more.

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