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ABC-CLIO's online solutions offer authoritative, continually up-to-date coverage of essential topics in U.S. history and government, world history, geography, and a range of multicultural and popular culture subjects. Created specifically for students in middle and high school, higher education, and public library settings, ABC-CLIO's suite of 27 online solutions are built upon three innovative reference and research components:

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ABC-CLIO eBooks

The ABC-CLIO eBook platform has been redesigned with numerous new and improved features that make it even easier for you to offer your patrons access to the information they need from anywhere, at any time. The new platform offers the same high-quality, authoritative, scholarly information librarians have come to expect from ABC-CLIO, with enhanced readability via a new reading pane, improved search and browse capabilities, and more. You can customize your digital collection with individual titles chosen from over 6,200 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, Linworth, and Praeger. Our revamped ordering process makes it even easier build your library. The 21st-century student conducts research very differently than previous generations. ABC-CLIO's eBook Collection is a perfect match with their needs.

Updated and Improved Features:

  • Completely cross-searchable platform: Search across all titles at one time
  • Unlimited simultaneous user access: Share a reference resource with an entire classroom
  • Remote Access (proxy server, referring URL, Username & Password): Support commuting and off-campus students and online courses
  • Direct Deep Linking: Include reference articles in course materials-at no cost to students
  • Citation Support: Multiple style formats and export options lend assistance to one of scholarship's trickiest and most important tasks
  • Free Downloadable MARC Records Email and Printing capabilities

New Features and Highlights:

  • Over 6,200 titles now available A vibrant new design: Our intuitive, user-friendly new interface makes on-screen reading and research easier
  • Bookmarks & Notes: Enables deeper interaction with the texts, helps researchers return to their findings quickly and accurately
  • Create your own user profile: Save searches, notes, and bookmarked entries
  • Improved search and navigation: Helps researchers find what they need faster Collection and order management tools, RSS feeds, and institutional branding: Collection and order management tools show you what you've got and what you want. RSS feeds alert you about the newest titles appropriate for your library. Institutional branding assures researchers that they are in the right place- your perpetually-open library

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African American Experience

Developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists, The American Mosaic: The African American Experience (AAE) is the widest ranging and easiest-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture.

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American Government

American Government connects the issues of the day with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with other countries. Reliable content and fast searching help develop independent researchers.

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American History

From the explorers of the Americas to today's headlines, American History, investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.

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American Indian Experience

The American Indian Experience (AIE) is a digital resource that illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.

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Daily Life Through History

In Daily Life through History, students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives. One of the many challenges educators face today is finding ways to engage students' imaginations and encourage them to apply critical thinking skills. By examining the details of daily life in past eras, what is often perceived as dry historical information is transformed into engaging material that reveals the true nature of what life was like before.

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Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society

This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy-with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day.

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Latino American Experience

The Latino American Experience (LAE) is the latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos—the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States.

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Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences

This full, rich comprehensive resource vetted by a prominent advisory board provides definitive expertise on the sensitive and hard-to-teach topic of genocide.

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Pop Culture Universe

Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative, yet irresistible, digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present-in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.

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Praeger Security International Online

Containing over 600 books, PSIO incorporates the entire Praeger Security International print program and features important titles from Greenwood and Praeger. Updated weekly with commentary by expert authors and well-known researchers, PSIO provides in-depth analysis on security issues that threaten to destabilize our world. With an ever-growing range of content from our global network of institutional partners, it offers varied international perspectives and reflections from psychologists, diplomats, first responders, economists, journalists, civil servants, war-fighters, legal experts, and more.

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World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society

Online source of comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from its beginning to today.

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World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

Gives students the online tools they need to become literate in what lies beyond our nation's borders, providing essential knowledge of the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.

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World History Ancient and Medieval Era

Covers human history in all corners of the globe-from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

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World History Modern Era

This database offers a comprehensive electronic library of historical reference materials and interactive curricular units, plus tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities, and addressing different learning styles.

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World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy

This comprehensive reference resource provides a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making student research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.

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