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"History is littered with the wars which everybody knew would never happen", Enoch Powell
20th Century DVD

20th Century DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

The 20th Century DVD features 3 films: Heroes & Villains, Race in the 20th Century and Women in the 20th Century.

HEROES OR VILLAINS: Drawing on ITN's unrivalled news film archive, these programmes build up portraits of 8 of the most influential people of the twentieth century. Curriculum Connections: World Study after 1900, The Twentieth-Century World, and Modern Studies. Features 8 x 20 minute programmes: Mao Tse Tung (Unit 22), Ho Chi Minh (Unit 22), Martin Luther King (Unit 22), Fidel Castro (Unit 22), Yasser Arafat (Unit 22), Mikhail Gorbachev (Unit 22), Nelson Mandela (Unit 22), Mahatma Gandhi (Unit 22).

RACE IN THE 20TH CENTURY: These programmes present historical film in a critical context, seeking to challenge the ‘one view’ interpretation of history. The programmes ask questions about who product the films, when, why, and for whom? Curriculum Connections: The Twentieth-Century World, British Social and Economic History, Civil Rights in the USA, Modern Studies. Features 3 x 20 minute programmes: Empire (Units 14, 15), Migration (Unit 15), Civil Rights (Unit 15).

WOMEN IN THE 20TH CENTURY: These programmes present the changing roles of women in history through footage that today’s students will find fascinating. Curriculum Connections: The Twentieth-Century World, CCEA Syllabus: Germany 1918-1939, Russia 1914-1941, USA 1914-1941, Peace, War and Neutrality, Modern World History. Features 3 x 20 minute programmes: War (Units 16, 17), Family (Unit 16), Work (Unit 16).

Using video footage in the classroom will help you to improve results. It supports many different learning styles. DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons. Can be used on computers with DVD-ROM drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboard. Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need.

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Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 14-19

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American History

Publisher: ABC CLIO Ltd
Combines the most relevant primary and secondary sources, analysis of current events, and unprecedented learning support all in one seamlessly integrated resource. In a series of lessons that integrate politics, science, the arts, philosophy, and economics, the website explores the ongoing development of the United States, its pre-colonial origins, westward expansion, social movements, internal conflicts, and modern-day defining moments. Aligned with major textbooks, it stands alone as a complete American history library collection and also serves as a dependable online source for research help, projects, or exam preparation. Whether clicking through a Revolutionary Era timeline or preparing for an exam on World War II, students will find everything they need in this easy-to-use website. Highlights: A remarkable survey of American history from 1350 to the present organised chronologically linking reference, curriculum, and straight-forward analysis of current events. Unmatched scope and coverage, providing the content necessary to support a variety of approaches to American history while meeting all standards-based curriculum requirements. Dynamic "Living History" and "Spotlight On" sections, connecting students’ lives to the material, putting breaking news in its historical context, and examining key events and issues in depth. FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 60 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.
Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

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Armies of the Crown

Publisher: Naval and Military Press Ltd
The Bibliography of their Regimental Histories of Great Britain, The Empire and the Commonwealth. This CD is aimed primarily for public libraries and institutions. It contains a complete listing of all histories produced dealing the British and Commonwealth Armies. Fully searchable by title, author, publisher, date etc.
Format: Windows CD-ROM
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+

Ref: ARM-990382-00 Armies of the Crown : CD including Network Licence Price: 38.00
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Army Roll of Honour: Soldiers Died in the Second World War 1939-45

Publisher: Naval and Military Press Ltd
Complete and searchable digital database. The Naval & Military Press in conjunction with the Public Record Office have produced The Army "Roll of Honour" in the same acclaimed format as SDGW 1914-19. Information contained on CD is available in its entirety for the first time and can now be used by researchers, genealogists and military historians alike.
Format: Windows CD-ROM
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+
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Ref: ARM-990383-00 Army Roll of Honour: Soldiers Died in the Second World War 1939-45 : Single User Version Price: 145.00
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Cold War 1945-1969

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
Interactive video clips, text, links to selection of websites and maps of events during the Cold War including confrontations between superpowers in Europe, USA, USSR. Historical news footage from ITN Archive shows reports of mounting tensions, international incidents between superpowers including Korean War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin Wall, USSR intervention in Eastern bloc countries. Birth of the peace movement in a nuclear age is also examined. Video clips can be networked or shown on whiteboard to whole class, or used for individual study. Combines assets of video, textbook, encourages ICT skills, provides radical new approach in learning materials. 30-40 mins video clips. Also available as part of 5 History CD-ROM set including: Cold War 1945-69, USA 1919-80, Vietnam War, World War 1 Nazi Germany & Europe 1919-39, World War 2.
Format: Windows / Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

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Electronic Enlightenment

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The online gateway to the long 18th century... Electronic Enlightenment offers unrivalled access to the web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the long 18th century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers. Electronic Enlightenment is a scholarly research project of the Bodleian Library and the Humanities Division of the University of Oxford, and is available exclusively from Oxford University Press.

Cross-search letters from nearly 6,000 correspondents. Online access to over 53,000 letters and documents from the best critical editions. Original languages - includes letters in French, German, and Italian as well as English. Cross-search nearly 230,000 scholarly annotations. Over 80,000 document sources including both manuscripts and early editions. Expanding network of external links to other online resources - from Chambers' Cyclopedia to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Updated twice a year - includes published and previously unpublished correspondence. Excellent functionality and extensive links... Search or browse fields including writer, recipient, date, and location. Get involved in content and connections - contribute new letters or suggest new correspondents. Printer-friendly layout. User-friendly help pages will guide users through the resource. Subscriber services include: Extensive online help and excellent customer and technical support. Detailed usage statistics allow you to track how often your users are accessing Electronic Enlightenment.

IP Address access only. Bundle deals also available on whole range of Oxford Schools Online titles - please contact us for details. Prices increase on 1st April each year.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+

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Famous People Storybooks - Historic Figures Throughout the Ages

Famous People Storybooks - Historic Figures Throughout the Ages

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

This series of 24 full colour storybooks details the lives and achievements of famous people whose actions, experiences or inventions have had a direct influence on our lives today.

Famous people included: Alexander Graham Bell, Amy Johnson, Boudica, Cleopatra, Dr John Dee, Florence Nightingale, Gandhi, George Stephenson, Gladys Aylward, Grace Darling, Guy Fawkes, Helen Keller, Henry VIII, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Leonardo Da Vinci, Mary Seacole, Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Sir Frances Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, William Shakespeare.

Curriculum connections: People of significance in the past, The nature of historical evidence, Change and continuity, cause and effect, Encourages class discussion.

Format: Book
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 7-11

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First World War DVD

First World War DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

Curriculum Connections: World study after 1900, Modern world history, S Grade history Unit 11, The twentieth century, Events, people and changes in the past, Interpreting the past. First World War DVD features 3 films:

WAR GAME: Follows the story of Will, Lacey and Fredies, 3 young Suffolk lads who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of the First World War. Features 1 x 30 minute programme: On Christmas Day a football game is started between the Germans and the English. But joy has no place in the war and the men are soon recalled to the trenches to continue the battle. Features the voice of Kate Winslet.

LETTERS FROM THE TRENCHES. These programmes draw on private letters and diaries, most of which have never been made public, the stories of ordinary men and women caught up in one of the greatest conflicts in history are told in their own words. Features 2 x 20 minute programmes: All in the Game (Unit 18), Dead and Dying Heroes (Unit 18).

WEAPONS OF WAR: Looks at the history and evolution of the weapons and machines that shaped the beginning of last century. Features 1 x 20 minute programme First World War: Trench warfare, the machine gun, howitzer, gas warfare, the tank, the first fighter aircraft and the early submarines. (Unit 11).

Using video footage in the classroom will help you to improve results. It supports many different learning styles. DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons. Can be used on computers with DVD-ROM drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboard. Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need.

FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.

Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 2, 3, 4
Age range: 9-19

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Flying Through History DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
Features 6 x 30 minute programmes: 1. The Romans in Britain. 2. Medieval Realms (units 2, 3, 4). 3. The Tudors (unit 5). 4. The Industrial Revolution (unit 11). 5. The Victorians (units 11, 12). 6. Britain Since 1930 (unit 18). Curriculum Connections: British history, changing landscape and architecture, roman times to present day, ideal for an overview of the six key curriculum periods, from pre Roman to Britain since 1930, England, the KS3 History Schemes of Work are given alongside each programme. The DVD observes how the landscape of Britain has evolved over two thousand years. Filmed entirely from a helicopter, the programmes offer a unique opportunity to visit key sites of the past. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.
Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 9-14

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Gale World History In Context

Gale World History In Context

Publisher: Cengage Learning

World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today's history research requirements. Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, World History in Context offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents, including:

More than 2,000 reference articles from acclaimed history titles from Macmillan Reference USA, Charles Scribner's Sons® and other highly regarded encyclopedias and compendiums
Select articles from more than 125 new Gale reference titles not previously available
315+ periodical articles from the Journal of World History, History Review and The Historian
More than 600 historical maps, atlases and other edtorially selected images delivered through east-to-search image galleries
1,760 primary documents from Primary Source Microfilm
Video and audio selections from archival newsreels to NPR
The ability to cross-search U.S. History in Context with a subscription to both products

World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, to ensure that the events, movements and individuals that defined, informed and shaped world history are covered with a sense of balance. For example:

European history recounts the events that shaped the continent and defined international relations and global history - including two world wars, the Cold War, genocide and the rise and fall of Communism
Asian history recounts the events from Bronze Age China to modern India, including the events of the 20th century that revolved around Communism in China and revolution in South East Asia
African, Indian and Latin American history coverage includes the end of colonization in Africa and India, as well as the political and social movements in Latin America

Subscribe to both U.S. History in Context and World History in Context and provide your users with seamless, fully cross-searchable access to both resources through a single interface.

An annual subscription offers unlimited user access. Prices change 1st April each year.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 4, 5
Age range: 14-16+

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Heinemann Explore

Publisher: Heinemann Library
It's all about finding and learning, not just searching. Heinemann Explore Online Modules contain a wealth of written and pictorial resources and offer interactive tests and activities, biographies, key dates and in-depth articles on specific themes covered by students. Covering all the areas of study at KS2 or 3, the online modules offer: thousands of specially written articles matched to the National Curriculum; core text written at 2 levels, perfect for mixed ability classes; interactive tests and activities get the most from the material; thousands of high quality images, written sources, biographies and key dates; web links to relevant sites, saving on research time. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Available for: KS2 Explore Active Science, KS2 Geography, KS2 History, KS2 Science, KS2 Young Explorer, KS3 History, KS3 Science, History for Scotland. See also separate entries for Heinemann Explore CD-ROMs available for: Young Explorer, Science, History, History for Scotland and Geography. Discounts available for multiple year subscriptions - please contact us for prices
Format: Online
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 11-14

Ref: HEI-991408-00 Heinemann Explore : Annual Subscription - Up to 250 Pupils - Per Subject

Price: 170.00
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Heinemann Explore History for Scotland

Publisher: Heinemann Library
CD-ROM SERIES: Structured, integrated approach to history & ICT. Specially commissioned differentiated new text follows requirements of National Curriculum. Contains thousands of articles, relevant images, tests, web links, biographies, written sources. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Titles: Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance Reformation & Exploration, Age of Revolutions, Twentieth Century. Also available Online - see Heinemann Explore Online - 991408 - for details and prices.
Format: Windows / Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 7-14

Ref: HEI-991156-00 Heinemann Explore History for Scotland : Single User versions: Per Title

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Heinemann Explore History KS3

Publisher: Heinemann Library
Structured, integrated approach to history & ICT. Specially commissioned, differentiated new text follows requirements of National Curriculum. Contains thousands of articles, relevant images, tests, web links, biographies, written sources. Titles: Britain 1066-1500, Britain 1500-1750, Britain 1750-1900, Europe before 1914, World before 1900, World after 1900. Also available Online - see Heinemann Explore Online - 991408 - for details and prices.
Format: Windows / Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 3
Age range: 11-14
ISBN: 431099529

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History Through the Media DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
This new compilation from Channel 4's acclaimed History in Action series examines major historical events in the Late Modern era using two different types of primary historical sources; newspapers and amateur film footage.
WHAT THE PAPERS SAID
Newspapers present history from a variety of perspectives - political, social, cultural and economic - providing opportunities to examine different historical interpretations of key events. Students learn history through the press coverage of significant domestic and international events of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, specifically news reports, editorial opinions and readers' letters. Features 7 x 10 minute programmes: 1. The Chartists: The Kennington demonstration, 1848. 2. The Great Exhibition; Celebrating industry and empire, 1851. 3. Women in Revolt; The suffragette martyr Emily Davison, 1913. 4. The Great War; The introduction of conscription, 1916. 5. Russian Revolution; The abdication of the Tsar, 1917. 6. Treaty of Versailles; The signing of the Treaty, 1919. 7. The General Strike; A revolution defeated? 1926.. Curriculum Connections: Historical Interpretations of key events, Political, cultural, social and economic; Perspectives, Modern studies.
THE HOME FRONT THROUGH HOME MOVIES
These programmes use unique and largely unseen amateur film footage, to show how ordinary people filmed everyday life in Britain and Germany during the war years 1939-1945. Featuring eyewitness testimonies, a variety of perspectives of the Second World War are presented through the recollections of people on both sides. Features 5 x 10 minute programmes: 1. The Children's War; Youth organizations, the experience of children in Germany, evacuation: the experience of children in the UK; schooling in Germany and Britain. 2. Blitz Britain: the impact of bombing; Britain: experiences of German aircrew, Britain and Germany: civil defence; Germany: evacuation of German children; Germany: the impact of bombing. 3. Resistance; Britain: preparing to resist invasion; Britain: contributing to the war effort; the suppression of resistance and opposition in Germany; the persecution of the Jews and other minorities and the help they received from ordinary Germans. 4. Work and Play; The impact of war on one German family; Britain and Germany: leisure and recreation; marriage; Germany and Britain: working women. 5. Victory and Defeat; Britain: the mixed experience of victory; Germany: the mixed experience of defeat. Curriculum Connections: 20th century world history, A study of war and society, Modern studies. FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time. KS3, 4, GCSE+ Scottish level E, F, SG, NQs.
Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16

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Military Operations Maps

Publisher: Naval and Military Press Ltd
From the Official History of the Great War, Military Operations. FRANCE & BELGIUM 1914-18: 197 maps. Features outline dispositions, situation maps, colour-layered topographical maps represent, in reduced simplified form, vast production of British military cartography (32+ million trench, tactical, strategic & topographical maps) during 1914-18. Provides powerful, revealing picture of stages of operations. Required viewing for all students of the Great War. OTHER THEATRES 1914-19 - 152 maps covering: Italy 1915-19; Egypt & Palestine Vol I-II; Gallipoli; Mesopotamia Campaign 1914-18 Vols I-IV; Macedonia; German South West Africa 1914-15; Togoland & Cameroons; East Africa Aug 1914-Sept 1916.
Format: Windows CD-ROM
Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+
ISBN: 1843420082

Ref: MIL-991106-00 Military Operations Maps : France & Belgium 1914-1918 - 197 Maps - Single User version Price: 65.00
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NewsBank Historical Primary Sources

NewsBank Historical Primary Sources

Publisher: NewsBank Inc

From the renowned news publisher NewsBank, this is a unique collection of 15 primary sources for teaching and learning. Contains copies of actual source documents. Engage students through the use of Historical Primary Sources.

African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2
Comprehensive collection provides students with insight into the culture and contributions of African Americans across 150 years of US history. Its primary source newspaper coverage offers historical context to the African American experience and enables educators to seamlessly integrate non-fiction reading into their curriculum. Spans the Antebellum South, growth of the Black church, Jim Crow Era, Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights movement through political and economic empowerment etc. Delivers differing viewpoints that students can compare and contrast. Includes newspapers from 1827 to 1998 from 35 states including the Freedom's Journal (NY) - the first African American newspaper published in the U.S.

African Newspapers 1800-1922
This groundbreaking online collection provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English and foreign-language titles from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. African Newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922. Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members. Wide-ranging coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples.

American Broadsides and Ephemera 1760-1876
Built in partnership with the American Antiquarian Society. This full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimiles of 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1749 and 1900. Featuring documents produced locally across the country, these rare items vividly capture the daily lives of earlier Americans in a way that no other material can. Many are graphically stunning in contrast to most printed items of the time. A uniquely powerful American history resource for visual teaching and learning. Colorful political notices, confessions, songs, menus, advertisements, and much more.

American Civil War Collection 1860-1922
Features more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922, this fully searchable collection offers printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War-one of the most pivotal events in American history-and its aftermath. These diverse materials, all filmed in full-resolution color, include broadsides, lithographs, maps, books, pamphlets, photographs, political cartoons, stereographs, and more. Coverage extends throughout the Civil War and well beyond into the critical postwar period, a time in which modern interpretations of the conflict began to take shape. Covers cultural, economic, military, political, and social aspects of America's deadliest war.

American Race Relations: Global Perspectives 1941-1996
As America transitioned from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights movement and beyond, the rest of the world paid close attention. This is the only comprehensive collection covering these foreign reactions to America's racial struggles in the mid-20th century. In addition to providing unique viewpoints on America's fight for racial justice, this fully searchable online collection also offers rare insight into race relations in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The only fully searchable digital archive covering foreign perspectives of American racial issues in the mid-20th century. A wealth of unique primary source documents on racial justice from around the world. New insight into many of the most important historical events and movements of the last hundred years.

Apartheid: Global Perspectives 1946-1996
Apartheid, the Afrikaans word for "apartness," defined life in South Africa in the mid-20th century. As white colonists systematically stripped away the rights of Native Africans, the effects of their actions seeped through South Africa, reverberating throughout the continent and the world. This fully searchable digitized collection contains thousands of translated news broadcasts and publications, written by both the people who experienced apartheid and those around the world who watched, reacted to and analyzed it. A uniquely international survey of the effects of apartheid on South Africa and the world. A wealth of insight for numerous academic disciplines.

Black Authors 1556-1922
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, it is the most complete and compelling collection of its kind. It offers more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa, expertly compiled by the curators of the Afro-Americana Imprints collection, the largest existing collection of its kind. Found within are wide-ranging genres, including personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions.

Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions 1945-1991
From the end of World War II to the early 1990s, the Cold War was the central driving force in global politics. In addition to nuclear arms races and shifting military alliances, the Cold War years had a critical impact on many of today's most intriguing research topics, from technology to terrorism, immigration to international politics. No other resource brings together primary source documents from around the world to shed new light on this crucial period in world history. An invaluable collection of international primary source documents on the Cold War. Useful for a breadth of research that goes far beyond the Cold War itself.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)
Has been the United States' principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, and is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent world history. The original mission of the FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. Accordingly, it provides a wealth of information from all countries outside of the United States - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. A unique 20th-century archive for students studying political science and world history. Helps researchers develop a layered understanding of the Cold War, the Soviet Union, China, the Middle East and Latin America.

Hispanic American Newspapers 1808-1980
Represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. It is based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project," a national research effort directed by Nicolás Kanellos, Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston. Offers unabridged voices, ranging from intellectuals and literary notables to politicians, union organizers and grassroots figures.

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives 1941-1996
This resource provides a wide-ranging perspective on human migration that stretch far beyond the borders of the United States. This fully searchable digital archive includes firsthand accounts from reputable sources around the world, covering such important events as post- World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more. An invaluable tool for researching one of the most gripping subjects of our time. Firsthand reports and global analysis not available anywhere else that support a wide range of academic disciplines.

Latin American Newspapers 1805-1922
Offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring more than 280 newspapers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries, these resources provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse Latin American cultures. Latin American Newspapers chronicles the evolution of Latin America over two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.

Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives 1958-1994
For anyone seeking to understand one of the world's most complex, volatile and internationally significant regions this is an indispensable resource. This fully searchable online archive offers firsthand reporting and deep analysis on important issues and historic events from Morocco to Egypt to Afghanistan. And with unique content not available anywhere else, it allows researchers unprecedented opportunities to delve into the cultural, economic and political forces that are integral to an array of interdisciplinary topics. Firsthand reporting and deep analysis on global and regional issues. A critical resource for 20th-century global studies, with widespread interdisciplinary applications.

Rand Daily Mail, The
Published daily in Johannesburg from 1902-1985, is a critically important title that pioneered popular journalism in South Africa. It is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. Acclaimed 20th-century newspaper contains a wealth of unique perspectives on South Africa and the African continent. First newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall.

South Asian Newspapers
Is a one-of-a-kind collection that provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Sub-continent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922. Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members. Opportunities for fresh insights into South Asian history, politics, culture and daily life.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4, 5+
Age range: 11-19

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Origins and Identity DVD

Origins and Identity DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

Curriculum Connections: Political changes causing migration, Autobiographical writing, Social and community issues, Minority nationalities in the UK. Includes Polish refugees (Second World War), Caribbean migration (1958), Irish migration (1976), a Vietnamese boat family (1975) and a Pakistani restaurant owner (1959).

IN SEARCH OF THE TARTAN TURBAN: Features 1 x 25 minute programme. Hardeep Singh Kohli is a Sikh Scottish Londoner. As Hardeep retraces his steps back to Scotland via Yorkshire in search of his cultural origins he gains all sorts of unexpected insights into what it means to be a citizen of the UK today. Curriculum Connections: Mutual Respect and Understanding, Changes in Societies and Cultures, National Identity.

ORIGINS: Features 1 x 30 minute programme. Told through moving narrative, animation, interviews and poetry, these stories are about living in a new land with an unfamiliar culture, about searching for a lost identity and about human dignity and survival.

RACE IN THE 20TH CENTURY: These programmes present historical film in a critical context, seeking to challenge the ‘one view’ interpretation of history. The programmes ask questions about who product the films, when, why, and for whom? Curriculum Connections: The twentieth-century world, British social and economic history, Civil rights in the USA, Modern Studies. Features 3 x 20 minute programmes: Empire (Units 14, 15), Migration (Unit 15), Civil Rights (Unit 15).

TALKING ABOUT RACE: A mixed group of young people discuss their attitudes and approaches to a multi-ethnic Britain. Features 3 x 25 minute programmes: Who Are We? Identity; Mixing It? Multi-culture; Futures.

Using video footage in the classroom will help you to improve results. It supports many different learning styles. DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons. Can be used on computers with DVD-ROM drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboard. Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need.

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Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-19

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Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Now offering a rapidly expanding range of subject areas and on-going enhancements to the site, Oxford Bibliographies is reaching more scholars and students than ever before, increasing productivity, saving time, and elevating the quality of research.

Key Features:
Selective: Expert recommendations on the best works available in each discipline - whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set - streamline the research process
Credible: Each subject area is overseen by an Editor in Chief, an Editorial Board, and peer reviewers, ensuring a balanced perspective with scholarly accuracy, authority, and objectivity
Original Scholarly Content: Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the field, with original commentary and annotations by top scholars, making it an authoritative guide to the current scholarship
Seamless Pathways: Intuitive linking and discoverability tools help users quickly locate full text content to prevent dead ends
Customization: Oxford Bibliographies personalization allows you to sign in to create a personalized list of citations with your own notes and annotations
Up to Date and Expanding: A robust updating program keeps researchers informed of advances in their field
Discoverability: MARC 21 records available at the subject and article level; Open URL and full-text DOIs seamlessly link citations to the library's catalog increasing discoverability and usage of library resources

Modules currently available:
African Studies, American Literature, Anthropology, Atlantic History, Biblical Studies, British & Irish Literature, Buddhism, Childhood Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Ecology, Education, Geography, Hinduism, International Law, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Linguistics, Management, Medieval Studies, Military History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Renaissance & Reformation, Social Work, Sociology, Victorian, Literature.

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Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain & Ireland

Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain & Ireland

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Edited by Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates, and Peter McClure

Over 45,000 entries

This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. It includes every surname that currently has more than 100 bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the 1881 census.

Each entry contains lists of variant spellings of the name, an explanation of its origins (including the etymology, lists of early bearers showing evidence for formation and continuity from the date of formation down to the 19th century, geographical distribution, and, where relevant, genealogical and bibliographical notes, making this a fully comprehensive work on family names.

This authoritative guide also includes an introductory essay explaining the historical background, formation, and typology of surnames and a guide to surnames research and family history research. Additional material also includes a list of published and unpublished lists of surnames from the Middle Ages to the present day.

- Covers over 45,000 family names in the UK, including immigrant names
- Each entry includes the current and 1881 frequencies of the name, its main GB location, and its language or culture of origin
- Each main entry explains the name's origins and history, supported by a selection of early bearers taken from a wide range of sources such as wills, tax records, court records, parish registers, Nonconformist circuit records, and many other documents
- Entries for variants direct the reader to the main entry where the history and etymology of the name is covered
- Contains a full list of published and unpublished sources consulted
- Introductory essay explains the origin, history, and typology of family names in Britain, Ireland, and elsewhere in the world, the research methods used, the sources used. and some of the problems encountered in researching family names
- Explains many surnames never previously explained and corrects many widely believed errors in the light of new evidence

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Oxford Handbooks

Oxford Handbooks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and for the first time, the entire collection of work across 14 subject areas is available here:

Archaeology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion.

Features:
Discover classic works of scholarship, together with newly-published works, across 14 subject areas
Jumpstart research with authoritative guides to the scholarship that defines the field
Expand research in cutting-edge topics with online-first and online-only scholarly review articles commissioned by an Editor in Chief and Board of subject experts
Oxford Scholarship subscribers can link from Oxford Handbooks Online.

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Oxford Scholarly Editions

Oxford Scholarly Editions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

'This is a game-changing online file that surpasses the equivalent print editions and is recommended for serious scholarship in the humanities ...'

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) are the cornerstones of humanities scholarship, and Oxford University Press's list is unparalleled in breadth and quality.

Provides access to more than 750 scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin poetry, history, and drama. Currently includes all of Shakespeare's plays, the complete works of Jane Austen, Ovid, and Virgil, the poetry of John Donne and much more.

The collection is set to grow into a massive virtual library, ultimately including the entirety of Oxford's distinguished list of authoritative scholarly editions, from the Oxford Classical Texts to the Romantic poets and from medieval Latin chronicles to the twentieth century.

By publishing these texts online, OSEO makes highly sought after editions more accessible, searchable, and interconnected than ever before.

Overseen by a prestigious editorial board of prominent academics, led by Michael F. Suarez, S.J. (Director of the Rare Book School at University of Virginia) , ensuring the highest editorial standards. Unlocking texts with OSEO, users can...

- Browse each text's editor's record of important variations, and interpretative and explanatory notes directly alongisde the text
- Be assured of authoritative and reliable content with scholarly accreditation
- Utilize excellent searching and linking facilities
- Access editions anywhere, anytime - teach a class across the world knowing everyone is using the same, trusted edition

OSEO will grow into a massive virtual library, with new content added in chronological steps until ultimately it will include all of Oxford's distinguished list of authoritative scholarly editions, from the Oxford Classical Texts to the Romantic poets, and from medieval Latin chronicles to the twentieth century.

Readership: Academics, postgraduates, undergraduates working primarily in the fields of English Literature, Philosophy, History, and Religion.

"This is a game-changing online file that surpasses the equivalent print editions and is recommended for serious scholarship in the humanities everywhere." - Cheryl LaGuardia, Library Journal

"These digitized scholarly editions are not intended to eclipse the print volumes. Indeed, one can well imagine working with the print and electronic formats in concert. What this new version does confer is a whole new level of discoverability." - J. Millhorn, Northern Illinois University, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (Editors' Picks)

"Authoritative sourcing is critical in humanities scholarship, and few institutions in the world are more respected than Oxford University" - Barbara Quint, Information Today

"Such editions have the familiar advantages of being able to search across a large corpus of material as well as notes which can be viewed alongside the text rather than tucked away at the end of a printed book." - Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

Library Journal Runner up for Best Databases 2012. Selected as one of Library Journal's Best Reference of 2012

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Shakespeare
Early 17th Century: Drama, Poetry and Prose
Restoration: Drama, Poetry and Prose
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Latin: Drama, History and Poetry

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Oxford Scholarship

Oxford Scholarship

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Combines excellence with innovation, a unique and invaluable tool for both teaching and research. The most important scholarly books that Oxford University Press publishers in the humanities and social sciences are now accessible online for a one-time purchase fee or by annual subscription.

The following subject modules are available: Biology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Music.

Special features make research easier and results more relevant. Oxford has commissioned keywords, book and chapter abstract for each work. Vast majority are written by the original author, alongside journal abstracts through a variety of online services. Reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes to available online content, such as journals from wide range of publishers, helps scholars and students discover new resources. Classic works of scholarship and newly published works are more accessible than ever before, making this a unique and invaluable research tool for scholars and students. Includes: full text of 1000+ carefully selected titles, 250,000+ book pages, 100+ million words, with at least 200 new books added each year. Each book has to be approved by a board of leading academics from Oxford University.

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Seeing History CD-ROMs

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
The Seeing History CD ROMs bring history to life with topic focused, curriculum-relevant clips from the best of Channel 4's programmes. Curriculum connections: Conflicts, Places, At home, Finding out, Learning and beliefs, Leisure time, Travel and trade. Titles: Roman Times, Ancient Egypt, Britain Since 1930, Ancient Greece, Tudor Times, Victorian Times. All prices include Unlimited User School Site Licence.
Format: Windows CD-ROM
Key stage: 2
Age range: 7-11

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Social Explorer

Social Explorer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyse and understand demography and social change throughout history.

An invaluable repository of information, the site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980. More than just a data source, Social Explorer offers a high level of functionality and control. Users can customize, save, print, and email maps and reports and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use in reports and presentations.

The site is updated three times annually with new data and new features will be continually added to the site. A full and complete reference of historical census data, Social Explorer is an end-to-end solution that meets the needs of researchers and scholars without sacrificing ease of use for non-experts.


Save time:
Get information specific to your research needs with accurate census data
Save and automatically export reports to Excel and a variety of statistical packages
Automatically create slideshows from maps
Create a report in three easy steps
Reports automatically calculate aggregates, percentages, and medians

Ease of use:
Online tutorials guide you through the site
Simple navigation buttons
Maps are interactive and easily navigable and incorporate a find tool to instantly locate addresses, cities, zip codes, and towns
Legend menus are always available

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19

Publisher: Naval and Military Press Ltd
Searchable digital database contains complete set of 81 volumes with software that allows searching of every element in each record. Each of the 703,000 names is a life lost, most were young, some were very young; one was just 14 years of age. We cannot emphasise too greatly that this essential reference work has now been transformed into a fully searchable cross reference relational database. Let us remember them and never forget their sacrifice.
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ISBN: 1897632940

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Trench Maps

Trench Maps

Publisher: Naval and Military Press Ltd

Captured World War I German Trench & Operations Maps: 192 large scale maps, detailed viewing notes with each map, pin-sharp images, simple and easy to operate sophisticated cartographic software, WWI as seen from the other side of the wire, zoom, print; explore history using unique archive, great reference resource. Useful databases for historians, GCSE & A Level students, battlefield tours, family history researchers, etc.

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ISBN: CD04

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United States at War: Understanding Conflict and Society

Publisher: ABC CLIO Ltd

Developed y a team of military historians and expert educators, this database helps students learn to evaluate 14 major conflicts that have formed our nation from its earliest beginnings to today. Whether scanning a Revolutionary War timeline or comparing the beginnings of U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia with the recent Iraq War, United States at War helps researchers develop a deeper critical understanding of America's History. FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 30 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.
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USA 1919-80

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
Interactive video clips & text, links to selection of websites and maps about history of USA from 1920s-1980s including section on Civil Rights movements in 1960s. Historical news footage from ITN Archive shows boom & bust era of 1920s-1930s. Roosevelt's New Deal, 1960s period of civil unrest, emergence of vocal black protest movements. Video clips can be networked or shown on whiteboard to whole class, or used for individual study. Combines assets of video & textbook, encourages ICT skills, provides radical new approach in learning materials. 30-40 mins video clips. Text, images & maps can be copied & pasted into student presentations & reports. Also available as part of 5 History CD-ROM set including: Cold War 1945-69, USA 1919-80, Vietnam War, World War 1 Nazi Germany & Europe 1919-39, World War 2.
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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly ... Launched by Oxford University Press
in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Economics to Documentary Film - now available Online. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Brilliant. Sharp. Inspiring. Over 370 Very Short Introductions are now available as an online resource offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully cross searchable, and highly accessible format. Titles can now be found directly alongside reference, biography, bibliography,monograph, dictionary, scholarly, and journal content, making them a more integrated and accessible part of digital research journeys than ever before. Inspiring services for Librarians. Very Short Introductions cover the following subject areas:

- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
- Science & Mathematics including: Physics, Psychology
- Social Science including: Politics
- Law
- Medicine & Health

Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users. Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research. Includes Reading Guides and Videos.

Benefits for students: Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject. Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from
introductory material to advanced content. Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go.

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Vietnam War

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
TV-ROM contains interactive video clips, text, links to selection of websites, maps about Vietnam War, some of the events leading up to the war. Historical news footage from ITN shows early US army involvement in South Vietnam in 1965, developments of the war, withdrawal of US military forces, fall of Saigon in 1975. Video clips can be networked, shown on whiteboards to whole class, or used for individual study. Contains 30-40 mins of video clips; text, images and maps can be copied & pasted into student presentations & reports. Biographies: printable data on leaders and personalities. Gallery: images from clips can be copied & pasted. Wordbank: glossary of terms used. Also available as part of 5 History CD-ROM set including: Cold War 1945-69, USA 1919-80, Vietnam War, World War 1 Nazi Germany & Europe 1919-39, World War 2.
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World Book Online Resources

World Book Online Resources

Publisher: World Book Inc

"Our mission is to cultivate lifelong learners - because today's explorers are tomorrow's leader". Range of essential online reference resources for both teachers and students at all age levels.

ACTIVITY CORNER
Offers thousands of fun, hands-on activities for students of all ages. Activities are perfect for cooperative small group or individual projects in the classroom or school library. Teachers can quickly navigate the searchable database to find terrific projects for their classroom based on such categories as topics, cost of materials, age range, or time required. All ages

DISCOVER
Offers compelling resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties, including reluctant readers, ELL, ESL, and adult literacy students. Rich collection includes reference articles, text-to speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos. Features easy to read articles on topics of interest to middle and high school students include reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts. Well organised interface with easy to understand content and useful activities help older students grasp important concepts and succeed at their grade level. Ages 10+

DRAMATIC LEARNING
Improve readers' fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills. By turning texts into plays, skits, and monologues and providing valuable tools for educators to apply these lessons effectively, helps students become more fluent readers, better understand core concepts, and more easily internalize content. Ages 7-18

EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
Engaging online resource for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Offers rich resources designed for easy integration into classroom instructional plans and library programming. Ages 3-7

ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS
Optimal beginner's Spanish language reference tool, offers all the best elements of World Book Kids: thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, designed to build key language and research skills throughout their education. Only available as part of the Advanced Reference Suite & School Basic packages free of charge. Ages 6-10

KIDS
Effective online resource developed especially for primary students. Site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities. Age 6-10

KIDS eLEARN (ARABIC)
First of its kind Arabic language reference website that was developed specifically for elementary aged students through the partnership of World Book Inc. and Jabal Amman Publishers. Features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, and thoughtful hands-on activities to engage young learners. Added-value features such as My Country enable students to connect more easily with the community and world around them by introducing students to such things as local history, culture, and important people through an assortment of interactive games, vivid media components, and age-appropriate articles. Additionally, an English language reference resource is included to open a new world of language and learning. Ages 6-10

L'ENCYCLOPÉDIE DÉCOUVERTE
Offers excellent articles and the vast possibilities of World Book media content in Canadian French. Based on the Student Discovery Encyclopedia of World Book, written by experts, to a level appropriate for young users with French as mother tongue, as well as for older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers easy navigation, easy articles to read, thousands of illustrations and a range of fun activities. Provides students with dozens of practical activities that allow young users to participate in research. The resources for teachers, attached to each activity, include a practical lesson plan that incorporates various subjects as part of the basic curriculum. Ages 14+

SCIENCE POWER
Engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. With interactive multimedia, teacher guides, and assessments included with each lesson, well suited for use in the classroom, school library, and public library. Features: Teach science topics using interactive, engaging tools, Evaluate student learning with tracked, scored assessments, Use the differentiated content to support struggling readers and ELL students, Improve students' cross-curricular literacy skills. (Prices per Student). Ages 8-11

TIMELINES
Gives students the opportunity to visualize and explore important events from the past. Now part of World Book Student, Advanced, and Discover, subscribers can explore the 500+ unique timelines that span the arts, science & technology, society & culture, sports, world history, geography. Build a timeline from the over 13,000 events built directly into the product, or create your very own personalized timeline with events from your past. Available as a standalone subscription, or as an Add On subscription to Kids, Early World of Learning, or Drama. All ages

Annual subscriptions provide unlimited access throughout your school. Unless otherwise specified, prices based on number of Full Time Students: up to 499 FTEs, and 500+ FTEs. Bundle deals available - please contact us for details.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 1, 2, 3, 4+
Age range: 3-18+

Ref: WOR-992083-00 World Book Online Resources - please contact us for prices
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World History

World History

Publisher: ABC CLIO Ltd

Two databases covering: the Modren Era (from 1500 to date), and Ancient & Medieval Eras (up to 1500).

WORLD HISTORY: THE MODERN ERA - Encompasses the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last hundred years of conflicts and international co-operation. It 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 the learning styles of all students. Organised chronologically and thematically, it is correlated to state and national standards, assessments, and textbooks, and supports a variety of instructional approaches. It has everything students need to explore the dramatic history of the last five centuries. Highlights: Provides in-depth coverage on the history of all regions of the world from 1500 to the present, aligned to curriculum guidelines. Living History, This Day in History, and other current events features are continually updated to help students understand developments in today’s world in their historic content. Includes thousands of primary and secondary sources of exceptional variety and authenticity, including: treaties and proclamations; book excerpts and recorded interviews with key figures; illustrations of people, places, and events; textual and graphical timelines; specialised maps; and more.

WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL ERAS - Ranging from the dawn of prehistory through the great ancient empires to the beginning of the renaissance, this website combines easy-access researching with interactive lessons, study tools, and librarian and teacher support features. Students can explore important events and historical themes in every corner of the globe from humankind’s origins to the year 1500. Chronologically organised Topic Explorations provide overviews of time periods. Special current events features reveal connections between the present and the past. With reliable content from authenticated sources, compliance with curriculum standards, and content that complements frequently used world history textbooks, this website supports middle & high school students in their exploration of the ancient world. Highlights: A worldwide perspective, the website ranges beyond Western civilization to explore ancient Africa, the Muslim world, and the Orient. More than 1400 biographies cover the lives of important figures from around the globe. Content follows social studies standards and was developed in accordance with commonly used world history textbooks. Topic overviews and activities are enhanced with thousands of authoritative primary and secondary sources. Regularly updated feature stories draw connections between the history being made today (the Middle East peace process, the quest for a unified Iraq) and its ancient and medieval origins.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 2, 3, 4
Age range: 10-18

Ref: WOR-991276-00 World History : Modern Era - please contact us for prices
Ref: WOR-991276-01 World History : Ancient & Medieval Eras - please contact us for prices
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World War 1 Nazi Germany and Europe 1919-39

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
TV-ROM contains interactive video clips, text, with links to selection of websites, maps about Great War, rise of Nazi Germany, birth and failure of League of Nations. Historical news footage from ITN shows how World War 1 affected all Europe's peoples in the trenches, battlefields, at home. After 1919, filmed news reports show Hitler's rise to power, his success in making Nazi Germany a military, expansionary force, and League of Nations failure to stop rest of the world becoming drawn into another World War. Video clips can be shown on whiteboard, for individual study or networked. Combines assets of video & textbook, encourages ICT skills, provides radical new approach in learning materials. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Also available as part of 5 History CD-ROM set including: Cold War 1945-69, USA 1919-80, Vietnam War, World War 1 Nazi Germany & Europe 1919-39, World War 2.
Format: Windows / Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

Ref: WOR-991507-00 World War 1 Nazi Germany and Europe 1919-39 CD-ROM with Site Licence Price: 150.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: WOR-991507-01 World War 1 Nazi Germany and Europe 1919-39 : as part of 5 CD-ROM set with Site Licence Price: 600.00
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World War 2

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education
Interactive video clips and text, links to selection of websites and maps about events of World War 2 fought on land, sea, air, on several fronts across the globe. Historical news footage from ITN Archive shows early part of the war including Dunkirk, Battle of Britain, Churchill's speeches, the Blitz, changing roles of men & women at home. Later in the War, news reports cover Pearl Harbour, Pacific war, bombing & surrender of Germany, Hiroshima. Video clips can be networked or shown on whiteboard to whole class, or used for individual study. Combines assets of video & textbook, encourages ICT skills, provides radical new approach in learning materials, 30-40 mins video clips. Also available as part of 5 History CD-ROM set including: Cold War 1945-69, USA 1919-80, Vietnam War, World War 1 Nazi Germany & Europe 1919-39, World War 2.
Format: Windows CD-ROM Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

Ref: WOR-991358-00 World War 2 CD-ROM with Site Licence Price: 150.00
(Excluding VAT at 20%)
Ref: WOR-991358-01 World War 2 : as part of 5 CD-ROM set with Site Licence Price: 600.00
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