World at War
Recently revised, improved and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world's identity from its beginning to today.
American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.
Daily Life Through History
In Daily Life through History, students and researchers discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.
World History in Context
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.
Biography in Context
Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
The CultureGrams Online Database is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe.
Student Resources in Context
Student Resources in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including:
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Free eBooks on social studies topics.
Tennessee electronic library databases
The Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) is free to all Tennessee residents.
The following social studies databases are on the TEL website:
TENNESSEE VIRTUAL ARCHIVE
TENNESSEE LANDMARK DOCUMENTS
GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF U.S. ECONOMIC HISTORY
U.S. HISTORY COLLECTION
WORLD HISTORY COLLECTION
World History: The Modern Era
World History: The Modern Era (from the Renaissance to today) is the latest update of the reference standard of electronic history reference materials for high school and high-level middle school coursework.
U.S. History in Context
U.S. History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historical information available today.
Contains the following publications:
A new, primary source series
Salem's critically acclaimed American history series
Great Lives from History
The definitive, worldwide biographical resource
Great Events from History
The complete resource for worldwide events
Musicians & Composers
Biographical profiles of important figures in all genres of music
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
The world’s largest online family history resource can give you access to hundreds of years of history in billions of historical documents and millions of historical photos from all over the world. Where did previous generations come from? How did they live? What did they fight for? And how did their lives affect yours? Historical records and photos hold so many answers about the fascinating people in history. Ancestry Institution puts them at your fingertips, enabling both research and invite critical thinking.