Explore 10,721 species from 249 bird families, living in habitats around the world. View image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and listen to recordings of bird songs and calls. From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
ProQuest's new Black Freedom Struggle website, opens a new window features expertly selected open primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom. This resource supports a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the ongoing Black Freedom Struggle.
The content is curated around six time periods:
- Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
- The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
- Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
- The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
- The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
- The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
The classic encyclopedia, plus Internet Guide, Merriam Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, video and media collection, World Atlas, Year in Review, and Timeline.
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Supports both student research and classroom instruction. For Grades 6-8. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Search for people by name, birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender.
Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.
Academic journal articles covering most disciplines, including arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.
An online language learning system that can help you learn languages such as French, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and many more. Mobile app available.
Adapted reading material on a variety of topics designed for middle school, high school, English language learners, and individuals with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Online language learning, including modules for learning American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and English courses for speakers of Spanish and Japanese. Provided by Find it Virginia.
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