Honors GS Project

 

 This pathfinder provides quick access to specific databases for use with classroom research.  These, and other online resources are always available through the Online Subscriptions section of the Craig LMC page.


 Global Studies
 

Find specific titles and quality web sites by searching our online catalog.  Type in your research topic and click on the subject search.  To find quality web resources, look for Webpath Express entries like this one.
 

WebPath Express Results on "Afghanistan"       
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AP Images provides access to the same images and AV files circulated to news publishers.  This is it!  Over one million captioned photos, graphics, audio files on both historical and up-to-the-minute news events. The most current photos available from any source. There is no home access to this database.

 
BadgerLink provides access to thousands of newspaper, magazine and journal articles via Wisconsin's online database collection, free to Wisconsin learners.  Includes: African American Biographical Database, EbscoHost, LitFinder,Teaching Books, Proquest Newstand, Ethnic Newswatch, and Wiscat.

 


Reference Articles, Journals and Magazines, the Web's Best Sites, Multimedia and Curriculum Content. Hosted by Badgerlink.



Country Watch provides up-to-date news and information on each of the  recognized countries of the world.  CountryWatch features a map gallery, global guide, and a weekly political intelligence briefing. 


Culture Grams is an online collection of databases allowing students to compare places and cultures worldwide.  Includes photo and video gallery, biographical sketches of famous people, and recipes from around the world. 

SIRS Decades offer researchers a
ccess to both secondary and primary resources related to 20th century American decades.  Lots of valuable tools, including a timeline, cartoon gallery, images and much more!


Ebsco Student Research Center database contains magazines, newspapers, reference works, biographies, news transcripts, geographical reports, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags free for Wisconsin students.  This student friendly database draws from 1000 magazine subscriptions, and 230 regional, national, and international newspaper subscriptions.  Hosted by Badgerlink.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition allows learners to research current issues through magazines, newspapers, transcripts, pictures, maps, and books.  Includes  specialized  historyliterature databases.  Lots of learning  tools for teachers and students.



Historic Newspapers offers researchers access to full-text and full-image articles from the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, and the Wallstreet Journal.  Articles date from the mid 1800's to the current century. 


NetTrekker
works as an aggregate Internet search engine. Users start out with an organized list of topic links to choose from and then dig deeper into specific topics as NetTrekker guides the user to a variety of useful resources.  


 

NoodleTools allows researchers to create, edit, and maintain works cited lists and bibliographies.  Users start by creating a personal account. (Please see Craig Library Media staff for assistance in creating an account.)  Noodle Tools offers the option of creating simple MLA, advanced MLA, and APA formatted citations that can easily be converted to Microsoft Word documents.  

 

SIRS Knowledge Sources:  Full text articles, documents , and graphics from SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS Net Select.



SoundzAbound is a royalty free music database for education.  Craig has an unlimited license.  The database includes a several easy search options. See LMC staff for a password to access this site when you are not at Craig.


World Book is an online encyclopedia and more...featuring up to the  minute news, frequently updated articles, image and video galleries, and curriculum guides.

Try these preselected websites as starters on the Internet.

CIA World Fact Book
A great source of information on world communities and their governments.

Geo Hive
Statistics on the world human population

Culture Crossing
 A community built guide to cross-cultural etiquette & understanding 

Geography
(This selection of sites was collected from SweetSearch.)
looks at physical geography, its subcategories and its four spheres.
has a wide variety of maps and mapping tools.
has lots of resources about physical geography, human geography, early explorers, maps, and more.

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