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With Infobase you can find articles on history, science, health, world cultures and literature; information on careers; teacher curriculum materials, and more.

1Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history. From Facts on File

2Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.

3Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.

4Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.

5Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

6Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

7Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.

8Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!

9Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

10Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.

11Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

12Presents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from a trusted source.


Bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries by leading scientists - covering some of the most important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics and technology.


13Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.


Issues & Controversies helps students and researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture