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Full-text ebooks on a variety of social studies topics.


Designed to assist researchers to understand the full scope of a variety of controversial subjects.


Live online help from expert tutors using chat and a whiteboard from BrainFuse.


Collection of nearly one million biographical entries 


A comprehensive database of biographical information.


The biggest, most up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible reference work in the world


Reliable information on thousands of topics.


Search primary sources, dictionaries and papers on current topics


A wider choice of encyclopedias on Arts, Business, Education, Environment, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science and Social Science.


Pro and Con arguments on a variety of current issues in a nonpartisan, pro-con format with graphics and sources


Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players


Aims to make world history more easily accessible through interactive articles and timelines 


From the Ancient World to the present, find first person accounts of historical events


An instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories from the BBC


In-depth look at history from the BBC