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Travel, Maps & Geography

Travel, Maps & Geography Research Materials

AtoZ Food America

AtoZ Food America

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Covers food culture for six US regions, all 50 states, and 33 ethnic cuisines. Contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages), and articles such as Classic Dishes, State Foods, Top Agricultural Products, Special Occasion Foods, Ethnic and Geographic Influences, Special Ingredients, and Food Trivia.

 

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AtoZ World Food

AtoZ World Food

Use at Home? Yes

Description: AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages.

 

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AtoZ databases

AtoZdatabases

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, or finding friends and relatives.

 

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Britannica Library

Compare Countries

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Detailed side-by-side statistical comparisons of countries across the world.

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CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Use at Home? Yes

Description: More than 200 country-specific reports of every sovereign country recognized by the United Nations, plus several foreign dependencies and U.S. territories like the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Also includes information about each U.S. state and Canadian province as well.

 

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Historic Map Works: Residential Genealogy

Historic Map Works

Use at Home? Yes

Description: This high quality, full color digital collection of historic maps is one of the most extensive available. The core of the collection consists of over 1.5 million maps of the United States and the world.

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Mango

Mango Languages

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Mango offers access to over 70 foreign language courses and 20 ESL courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone® and Android™.

 

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Gale Presents National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo), 200 National Geographic Kids books, and 500 kid-friendly and downloadable images.

 

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Gale Presents National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains National Geographic magazine 1888-Current, National Geographic Traveler magazine 2010-Current, as well as hundreds of videos, maps, atlases, and other downloadable images.

 

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Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries Online

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Includes reference works on English grammar and usage as well as translation dictionaries for languages such as Italian, Chinese, and Russian.

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PebbleGo Next

PebbleGo Next – State and American Indian Studies

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Find information on all US states, with curriculum-connected content for grades 3-6. Link to American Indian tribes based in each state, with historical and current data. Learn more with videos, state songs and regional recipes.

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Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Use at Home? Yes

Description: You can learn 163 languages, including the largest ESL curriculum on the planet. Simply use your library card number to create an account and start learning through a variety of vocabulary exercises, quizzes, culture and business notes, and grammar review. Also includes lessons for 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 year-olds.

 

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ProQuest Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970

Sanborn Maps – Illinois Collection

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Founded in 1867 by D. A. Sanborn, the Sanborn Map Company was the primary American publisher of fire insurance maps for nearly 100 years. The maps provide a wealth of information, such as building outline, size and shape. Come explore Illinois’s rich and diverse building history.

 

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Britannica Library

World Atlas (from Britannica)

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Click on a country or state to bring up basic facts and links to Britannica articles about that country or state.

BROWSE WORLD ATLAS

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