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Develop Critical Thinking and Information Literacy with Age-Appropriate Content and Tools

Why do students, educators, librarians and administrators in more than 80 countries rely on ProQuest? Because young researchers need the advantages that the open web simply cannot match:

  1. Age-appropriate content that covers core curriculum
  2. High quality databases to support classroom instruction and
  3. Interactive media that attracts student attention

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Learn More About CultureGrams

Help students understand the world around them and think critically about global cultures

CultureGrams® provides concise, reliable and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. Country, state and province reports go beyond just facts and figures to give a unique perspective on daily life, customs and culture.


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Learn More About eLibrary

Make it easy for students to choose research topics and support their research claims

eLibrary® contains more than 11,000 broad, editor-created Research Topics pages that deliver the essential elements about people, places, historical events and eras. Use the state and national standards search to locate standards-aligned material.

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Black Freedom Struggle

Explore openly available primary sources about Black Freedom in the U.S.

The Black Freedom Struggle website is freely available to students, educators and patrons. This curated selection is designed for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. 

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Learn More About Theatre Performance Video Collection

Students can’t visit the theatre? Bring the theatre to students

Introducing Alexander Street’s new Theatre Performance Video Collection, featuring the most-studied plays and literary works to spark engaging discussions and support student projects. It includes classics written by William Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Jane Austen, Mary Shelley and others, as well as contemporary plays.

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Learn More About Sirs Discoverer

Enable young researchers to develop research, writing, language and computer skills

SIRS® Discoverer® offers articles, books, images, activities and websites that are curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness and readability. Educators will love the pro/con coverage of leading issues, common assignments and animal reports.

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ProQuest Central Student

Prepare students for college-level academics and put your library at the center of serious research

Explore the largest collection of full-text periodicals for high schools: ProQuest Central Student. This research powerhouse covers every course, 160 different subject areas and emerging topics. Students will have access to 10,000 scholarly journals, plus transcripts of top radio and television programs, blogs, news wires, government reports and full episodes of 60 MINUTES.

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When it comes to helping novice researchers make sense of the major issues of the day, SIRS® Issues Researcher stands apart by offering balanced content selections from more than 2,000 global sources.…

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