Buchanan County Public Library

Social Studies


Databases and Downloadable


AtoZ Maps Online:
The World at your fingertips, more than 100,000 ways of seeing the world.

AtoZ the USA:
Get to know America the Beautiful.  Learn about the United States.

Global Road Warrior:
Learn about the many different cultures around the world.


Ebsco Databases

Explora:
Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.  Also available in student friendly formats, presenting age-appropriate materials from within all of Ebsco’s subscribed databases.

 


 

 

 

The Great Courses:
The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.

 

GVRL
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

 

 

Masterfile Complete:
The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research.

 

index Overdrive:
 Check out eBooks and audiobooks from any internet connection. Titles include all genres of fiction, non-fiction as well as children and young adults.

 

indexSalem Press:
Discover literature, history, and health information.

 

UC-Web-Button    Universal Classroom:
Improve your job skills or just learn new stuff on your own.  Over 450 free continuing education classes ready and waiting when you are.

World News Digest:
Stay current on world events and new stories. Includes historical files so you can follow the story from its beginning.


Recommended Websites

American Memory

National Archives

CIA World Factbook

U.S. Government

 

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