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Facts on File


Website: http://www.infobasepublishing.com/

Vendor Description:
Facts On File is an award-winning publisher of print and online reference materials for the school and library market. We specialize in a number of key subject areas, such as history, science, literature, geography, health, and more. Our print titles are authoritative references geared toward the high school, academic, and public library markets. Our online databases are unique because they contain authoritative Facts On File reference content that is tailored to school curricula and designed for ease of use. Facts On File has more than 65 years of service to librarians backing our editorial content and decisions.

Vendor Products:

Access Video On Demand gives public library patrons instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos from your library, or any location with Internet access, anytime they choose. The Complete Access Collection covers a wide range of subjects with high-quality content, including thousands of exclusive titles not available anywhere else. Dozens of new programs are added monthly — more than 600 every year.
African-American History Online features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history.
American History Online spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history.
American Indian History Online offers fast access to more than 500 Native American groups and more than 15,000 years of American Indian culture, history, and biographies.
American Women’s History Online contains biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary source documents, maps and charts, photographs, and timeline entries covering more than 500 years of American women's history.
Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of nine civilizations — ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and Islamic Empire.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online contains information on thousands of authors and their works, an archive of 38,000 characters, plus articles on topics and themes, a timeline, and a special feature on Harold Bloom's Western Literary Canon.
Chelsea House Biographies Online is the one-stop online resource for all the biography needs of middle and high school students. Featuring full-length biographies from Chelsea House, the leading publisher of biographies for the school and library market, Chelsea House Biographies Online presents the most important, influential, and interesting personalities in the United States and the world.
Classroom Video On Demand gives teachers and students instant access to thousands of programs neatly grouped into convenient subject-specific categories. The Master Curriculum and Career and Technical Education collections provide the ultimate in coverage and are an outstanding value for any high school. Plus, new programs are added monthly — more than 800 every year.
The Curriculum Resource Center is an electronic library of printable teacher handouts for middle school, high school, and the first two years of college curriculum.
Facts on File's eLearning Centers are online products that provide focused, targeted coverage of core-curriculum topics. Created for libraries and classrooms, eLearning Centers are a unique combination of our multivolume print series with rich media, including high-quality educational videos, images, and teacher and support materials that were made specifically to align with the content. With a variety of topics available, including science, careers, literature, U.S. history, and world history, these dynamic and compelling online resources pick up where textbooks leave off, bringing the curriculum to life!
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!
Health Reference Center contains thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, mental health, health and wellness, and body systems.
Issues & Controversies in American History explores the great issues in American History—issues such as religious freedom in the colonies, Civil War Reconstruction and women’s suffrage.
Issues and Controversies explores controversial topics in a language and format that students appreciate, with the balance, accuracy and regular updating that are synonymous with Facts On File News Services.
Modern World History Online covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history–from mid-15th century to the present.
Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards.* Users can follow an extensive network of hyperlinks and suggested searches to related topics. Tabbed search results and Boolean search capabilities help users easily find their desired results. High-quality print, email, reduce-and-enlarge-text, and save-to-folder capabilities, plus a help page, are also available.
Today's Science presents authoritative yet accessible information on the latest developments in science. Today's Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what's happening in science now.
U.S. Government Online makes it easy and engaging to study the structure, function, and history of the U.S. government. Focused and thorough in its coverage, this informative resource features an easy-to-navigate interface that allows users to find relevant essays; primary source documents; images and videos; tables, charts, and maps; and news articles. The home page includes rotating special features, links to several recent news headlines, a topic index, and links to six gateway pages.
Expanding on "the most useful reference book known to modern man," The World Almanac® Online provides students and researchers access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format. A natural addition to any classroom or library, this new online resource puts the reference shelf staple at users' fingertips, with thousands of facts not available elsewhere online.
Erasing the line between homework support and fun exploration, The World Almanac® for Kids Online expands on the contents of The World Almanac® for Kids print edition, along with other award-winning reference books from World Almanac®, Chelsea House, and Facts On File. A natural complement to the curriculum, each subject area provides resources for homework, reports, and projects. Kids can explore grade-appropriate topics while developing online research skills with a trusted content source.
World Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more. In addition, comprehensive entries about the U.S. states are also available. Ideal for history and geography classrooms and projects as well as for general country and U.S. state research, this online resource features an easy-to-navigate interface, search and browse tools, and tabbed search results.
World News Digest is the standard resource for information on U.S. and world events. Includes complete searchable full-text archive, breaking news, and much more.
World Religions Online is an unbiased, comprehensive guide to the world's major religions and spiritual traditions.From the beginnings of human history, societies and cultures have established themselves around religious and spiritual practices. Religion has affected decisions personal and political, local and global, and continues to play an important role in the lives of individuals and in the cultures of nations. Facts On File's new World Religions Online explores religion and spirituality in an objective manner, from the ceremonies of the first practitioners to the elaborate rituals of today.
Writer's Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides a wealth of vocabulary-building reference dictionaries, and examines numerous thematic areas.