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A-Z Databases

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary video subscription that supports the entire range of curriculum, from anthropology to zoology. It includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations. Patrons will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners. Academic institutions will find frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material.
Access World News Research Collection: 2021 Edition sets a new standard for library research resources. With an unprecedented combination of global, regional, and local news, including a unique merging of news formats (full-text articles, web-only content, PDF image editions), this resource supports a diverse range of research needs across an array of academic disciplines for students and faculty. This collection includes the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
(EBSCO) America: History & Life with Full Text is the definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. America: History & Life with Full Text also provides full-text coverage of more than 200 journals and nearly 100 books.
This exciting new resource contains more than 2,000 states, regional, and ethnic recipes—including food culture articles—as well as historical and reference articles including an ingredients section. AtoZ Food America is the largest food database of its kind focused solely on diverse American cuisine.
The world’s largest database of downloadable, royalty-free maps with more than 100,000 maps in 48 categories: world, regional, country, and state maps as well as environmental, climate, antique, and other maps. The database also contains extensive teaching tools for educators with lesson plans. It even has interactive video guides for the state, country, and world geography.
This database is an unmatched resource for information about the people, culture, geography, government, history, indigenous peoples, food, and symbols of the US states and the United States itself. The database covers 110 topics for each state, territory, and the District of Columbia, and 118 topics for the USA as a country. It’s the equivalent of 20 large reference books.
This database contains country business guides for each of the top 100 economies of the world. Each country's business guide covers 120 topics ranging from starting a business to business culture, and import/export procedures, to taxation. There are also 60 trade tools and general reference books on international trade that are included.
AtoZ World Business was designed to help individuals and businesses establish successful business relationships and succeed internationally.
This database includes121 topics for 175 countries. Starting with a country snapshot and cultural overview, topics include climate, food and recipes, history, language, maps, money, and much more.
This resource contains more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredient, food culture, and reference articles, making it the largest food database of its kind. “World Food” also enables users to forward recipes to friends by email and even create their own personal cookbook of favorite recipes.
This resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.
This website contains over 3,000 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom: Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), and The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
Over 23,000 business eBooks on the following topics: business ethics, career development, computers and technology, economics entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, industry and labor, leadership and management, marketing, advertising and public relations, organizational psychology, and sales and selling. All e-books are available with unlimited user access.
The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) is the first and only comprehensive reference work devoted to the Bible and its reception.
Since the publication of its first two volumes in 2009, EBR has continued to break new ground and is an indispensable reference work not only for theology and religious studies, but also for the humanities, the arts, cultural studies, and the social sciences. As its foundation, the encyclopedia contains the most up-to-date information on the origins and development of the Bible in the canons of Judaism and Christianity. It then documents the history of biblical interpretation and reception, not only in Christianity and Judaism, but also in Islam and other non-Western religious traditions and movements.
Global Road Warrior is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of 174 Country Guides of 119 topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics, so well, for so many countries.
Lingo LITE™ is an image- and video-based foreign language learning tool for 260 of the most basic words and terms in 30 languages. Users may select from any of the 30 interface languages. Lingo LITE™ uses Associative Multimedia Learning™ to help the user associate an image with the correct foreign word without first translating it into their native language.
Borrow and recommend audiobooks. You can listen to them using the OverDrive app on any handheld device.
SAGE Video is an easily accessible resource with more than 1,600 hours of streaming video covering 11 subject areas from business & management, communication, and leadership to counseling, education, and nursing. Created to support diverse learning and research needs of all levels, our collections are comprised of a majority of videos that are exclusive to SAGE – a combination of originally commissioned and produced material, along with licensed videos provide a comprehensive resource for all your
patrons looking for engaging and authoritative educational videos.
Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow. Watch 1,400+ classroom videos.