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This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides coverage of hundreds of topics through full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, government documents, primary sources, magazines, and web resources. It also contains biographies, maps, images, timelines, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

Provides access to the Documents and Rare Printed Materials archives of the Wiener Library in London, the first archive to collect evidence of the Holocaust and the anti-Semitic activities of the Nazi Party during World War II. It contains thousands of eyewitness accounts, photographs, propaganda materials, Wiener Library publications, and biographical details of major figures in the Nazi Party.

Designed for students in grades 5-12, this database explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It has full-text coverage of thousands of international newspapers, magazines, public opinion polls, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, and more.

The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides descriptions to quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. The volume is topically organized, and within the taxonomic structure the relevant organizations are listed not only with contact information but with a brief paragraph describing what the organization (whether government or non-governmental) does related to that topic.

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Expanding upon the print version of The World Almanac for Kids, this database covers a number of subject areas that students can search or browse in order to develop online research skills while using a trusted source. It also contains homework help tips, science diagrams and examples of science projects.

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