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Culturegrams

CultureGrams

Provides details of the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Reports typically include a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection

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Explorers and Exploration

This reference work profiles the many explorers who have traversed new paths and offers historical, geographical and motivational perspectives on their accomplishments

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides full-text access to hundreds of multi-disciplinary reference titles including the American Decades series, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Religion, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Novels for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, among many more. PDFs can be downloaded to e-readers.

Howard County Memory Project

Howard County Memory Project

Digital access to the historical, genealogical, and personal memories associated with Howard County, Indiana in an online resource that celebrates the people and culture of Howard County, both past and present.

Indiana History Online

Indiana History Online

With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents for the study of Indiana history and provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content.

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Inventors and Inventions

An exploration of inventions and their creators that provides a vividly illustrated account of important innovations from air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods

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It’s my state

It’s My State contains comprehensive coverage of each state’s history, people, geography, economy, government and more. Explore all 50 states; Washington DC and Puerto Rico using an informative interactive map

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus

Contains full-text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines, as well as thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains Essential Documents in American History, an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags, 96,600 biographies, and 76,000 primary source documents.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Introduces kids to the amazing, compelling, and surprising with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Includes National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month lag time). It also contains 200 National Geographic Kids books and 500 kid-friendly, downloadable images.

Pebble

PebbleGo Next: States

This comprehensive resource for grades 3-5 features information-rich articles for all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

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PebbleGo Next: American Indian Studies

This comprehensive resource for grades 3-5 features information-rich articles for each American Indian Culture area and tribe, exploring geography, housing, traditions, and much more.