Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 forward, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and much more. Provides indexing of historical articles from more than 2,300 journals in over 40 languages back to 1953, and includes book citations, dissertations and theses, with coverage extending to related disciplines such as archeology, anthropology and sociology. Users can search by time period. The database has over 800,000 records and the full text of more than 540 journals and more than 140 books. Remote access requires username and password.
An electronic journal collection providing access to abstracts and/or full-text searching for academic journals and primary sources, covering a wide range of subject areas in the arts, business, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Remote access requires username and password.
An online library with 86,000 full-text digital books and 8 million articles, along with tools and tutorials to help students writing research papers find topic ideas, create thesis statements, and build outlines.
Access to Questia requires individual user names and passwords assigned by the librarian.
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Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more. New media featured include blogs, college/university newspapers, links to video from news channels, journals, magazines, newspapers, newswires, transcripts of radio and television programs, and web-only content. Most news media in this database are in English, but also included are over 100 sources in Spanish and over 90 in French.
Gallica is a free, French-language database, presented by the Bibliothèque nationale de France and its partners.. Hundreds of thousands of books, newspapers and magazines are available for free, as well as tens of thousands of manuscripts, maps, prints, posters, photographs, scores and sound recordings. The collections provide coverage of many fields of study, including history, art history, literature, science, philosophy, law, economics and political science.
Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Collection. Coverage is from 1985 to current. Find full-color newspaper pages, with photos, in 'Seattle Times, The (WA) '/ Format: Image, or individual full-text articles (no photos) and content only published online in 'Seattle Times, The (WA)' / Format: Text and 'Seattle Times, The: Web Edition Articles (WA)'.
Explore and research topics across Washington State. This resource contains 136 news sources from across the state including many local and regional newspapers (both print and online) and several college/university newspapers. Also included are transcripts of news broadcasts from television stations in Seattle and Spokane.
Yabla provides an immersive language-learning experience for French students featuring authentic videos by native speakers. The interactive controls in Yabla's online video player include one-click dictionary definitions, pitch-adjusted slow play, loop play, and subtitle toggling.
Access provided to Upper School French classes only, through student-created Yabla accounts.