Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Reference sources are useful for:
- Choosing a topic
- Understanding terminology
- Locating background information
- Identifying good search terms
- Identifying additional resources
- Britannica Image Quest
Britannica Image Quest is an online image library with nearly 3 million rights-cleared images for educational use from collections including National Geographic, Getty Images, Bridgeman Art Library and many more.
- Britannica School
Britannica School, is a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games.
- Student Resources in Context
provides curriculum-aligned reference content such as American Decades and News and Multimedia
• Full-text newspapers and periodicals, including The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, and many more
• Thousands of video and audio selections, from archival film clips to broadcast video, NPR, and more
• Topic-searchable image galleries
• Interactive maps
- U.S. History in Context
U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, people, and more.
Immigration in U. S. History
Publication Date: 2014-12-01
Examines the many issues surrounding immigration from a wide variety of perspectives - from the earliest settlement of British North America in the 17th century through the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks of the 21st century. Places special emphasis on the many ethnic communities that have provided American immigrants.