Databases: Online Reference and Research Resources for Higher Education

An extremely comprehensive and fully integrated, topic-specific reference library filled with authoritative, award-winning content that is available to student researchers anytime, anywhere.
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Authoritative Reference from Leading Scholars
  • 150,000 reference entries
  • 80,000 primary sources
  • Documents, audio, video, maps, images, facts, figures, timelines, and glossaries
  • Reference content annotated with full citations in APA, Chicago, and MLA styles
  • Downloadable MARC records for your librarys OPAC system
A course companion that reinforces core concepts covered in undergraduate textbooks, lectures, and discussion sections.
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Resources that Serve as Lecture Companions
  • 13 original, deep, continually updated college-level textbooks
  • A course companion that reinforces core concepts in textbooks and course lectures
  • All topics link to a rich set of resources that encourage further learning
  • Supports academically under-prepared students with always available learning modules
Unique to ABC-CLIO, this deep collection of original peer-reviewed articles from top scholars introduces undergraduates to academic-level critical thinking.
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Scholarly Debate on Enduring Dilemmas
  • Contains carefully crafted articles with background, key questions, and primary source documents
  • Promotes exposure to diverse and often provocative viewpoints
  • Exposes students to academic argument and debate, persuasive writing, deployment and citing of evidence, and primary source analysis
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You Save Money
ABC-CLIO Solutions are a fraction of the cost of conventional print resources. And, with a range of multiproduct and institution licensing options, we can custom tailor a plan to meet your specific needs. Your students get continually updated content, and you replace outdated print and e-Books with always-current, cost-effective online resources.
You're Assured of Vetted, Authoritative Content
ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher with a half-century tradition of quality and integrity. All content in our online resources is handcrafted, and reviewed by content experts and scholars.
You Improve Learning Effectiveness
ABC-CLIO Solutions focus on the core concepts of undergraduate humanities courses. Their clear language, presented in an interactive format, makes the learning experience more engaging. A perfect accompaniment to lecture courses, they ensure that all students have the background and tools necessary for success.
You Bridge the Gulf between Lectures and Research
ABC-CLIO Solutions introduce undergraduates to academic-level research via unique "Idea Exchange" sections that present original peer-reviewed scholarship and debate in an undergraduate-accessible format. These "Idea Exchange" sections use original research and writing to model the necessary steps for term papers, pro/con or compare/contrast essays, and blue book essay exams.
You Save Time for Students, Faculty, and Librarians
All ABC-CLIO Solutions share common functions and navigation. Learn one and you know them all. Their deep resources guide students through research and writing, while powerful filters help student researchers find exactly what they're looking for quickly.
You Get Outstanding Integration and Support
ABC-CLIO Solutions come with activities, bibliographies, discussion questions, links to a rich set of resources, and other materials that promote understanding and encourage further learning. And, our trained support specialists are on hand to answer questions, support implementation, and address any functionality issues.
You Have Complete Compatibility
ABC-CLIO Solutions are compatible with Federated Search Engines such as EBSCO's Discover, with citation software such as RefWorks and EasyBib, and with smart phones, tablet computers, and other internet-connected devices.