Nations & States
C.I.A. World Factbook: History, people, government, economy, maps, military, communications, and more for 267 world entities. GOV'T WEBSITE.
CultureGrams: Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content on the world's countries and peoples. PROQUEST.
GVRL ebooks--Nations & States: Includes world nations, countries, the 50 states, issues, geography, and related subjects. GALE.
Michigan Materials: Contains information about Michigan facts and links to the Michigan Collection including County Guides, Historical Research Collections, Michigan Imprints 1851-1876, Michigan Bibliographies and the Michigan Digital Collections. LIB of MICH.
Michigan Newspapers: Contains links to Michigan Newspaper finding aids for news or obituaries by City and County, a list of newspaper holdings on microfilm, newspaper family histories and other newspaper resources. LIB of MICH.
Spanish--Referencia Latina: Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries. EBSCO.
General Resources for Nations & States
Academic OneFile Select: Coverage on a wide range of topics. Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other highly credible periodicals—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning. GALE.
Academic Search Complete: Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. EBSCO.
eBooks EBSCO Full Collection: Multidisciplinary eBooks representing a broad range of subjects, material, and audiences. Searches Academic, High School, Public and K-8 collection. EBSCO.
Encyclopedia Britannica High School: Multimedia, reading-level appropriate nonfiction content for grade 9-12 students. Content includes encyclopedia articles, images, multimedia elements, eBooks, novels, and essays, along with a translation tool for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality.
Explora for High School: Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO.
Explora for Public Libraries: Arts, biography, business, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, science and math. EBSCO.
Gale eBooks: (Formerly "GVRL"--Gale Virtual Reference Library) Unlimited access to top academic reference and nonfiction books. GALE.
Gale in Context--Global Issues: Authoritative content and academic perspectives on international issues, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. GALE.
Gale in Context--High School: Includes coverage of multiple subjects in an engaging student experience merging magazines, news, multimedia and more. Content is updated daily. GALE
Gale in Context--Opposing Viewpoints: Continuously updated information and opinions covering hot issues. GALE.
Issues and Controversies: Coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources. FACTS ON FILE.
JSTOR: Access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
MAS Complete: Designed for high school libraries and offers coverage of popular high school magazines and reference books. Wide range of subjects offered including art, history, sports and music. Over 1,000,000 photos, maps and flags. EBSCO.
MasterFILE Complete: Content from popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources. Covers wide range of subjects including business, health, fashion, sports, and personal finance. EBSCO.
New York Times--Historical Newspaper: offers coverage from 1851-2015, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more. An outstanding primary resource.
Newspaper Source Plus: Provides coverage from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. TV, radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources are also included. Primary full coverage newspapers are The Washington Post and USA Today. EBSCO.
Points of View Reference Center: Presents multiple sides of an issue. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. EBSCO
Reference Shelf: Articles and documents, with background information, on vital contemporary issues in our fast-changing world.
The Times (London) Digital Archive: 1785 - Onwards : Full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the newspaper in its original published context.