Provides multiple perspectives on current, controversial social issues, including overviews, articles, and primary source documents.
Music, movies, television, books, sports and food are all a part of popular culture. Pop culture is a highly significant form of living history—a constantly evolving, collective experience shaped by the seemingly trivial aspects of daily life.
Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative digital library of information on American and World Popular Culture, past and present. Since it is the product of hundreds of award winning titles, it provides a reliable safe haven for students of all ages to investigate topics on a wide variety of areas.
It combines traditional scholarship with the latest web technology and the fun inherent in the subject. Users can browse by decade or subject to check out fads, music, movies, styles, famous people, and more from the 1920’s to the present. Pop Culture Universe is not just for students; it is a fun and engaging resource for everyone.
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Access a demographic report on a location, or locations, for information on demographics, retail spending, consumer expenditures, and more. The perfect tool for finding untapped markets and household buying patterns, direct mail targeting, and much more.
- Administration for Community Living – Older Adults
- Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
- Franklin County Office on Aging
- LifeCare Alliance – Meals on Wheels, etc.
- National Council on Aging
- NIH Senior Health
- Nursing Home Compare
- Ohio Department of Aging
- Ohio Long-term Care Consumer Guide
- Upper Arlington 2012-2014 Resource Directory for Older Adults and Their Families
- Upper Arlington Senior Center
Examines theories of race and racism in the modern era, with entries on the historic origins of ideas of race, and their social and scientific consequences.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps users analyze and organize a broad variety of data for research, school assignments, debates or just showing off for your friends. This database contains more than 14,000 pro/con essays, 5 million articles, 6,000 statistical tables, and thousands of podcasts, just to name a few sections of its vast content. It also has hundreds of reference titles from Gale and other publishers.
New reference content is added on an ongoing basis, and new full-text periodical and newspaper content is added every day. Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is one the best all-around resources we offer. Check it out, along with UAPL's many other valuable Reference Databases and eBooks.
Contains information on psychology, including emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Features information on popular culture, including films, music, print materials, sports, television, radio, art, performance, and more.
Looking for information on a state or country? Facts on File World Geography and Culture provides an overview of essential information that would be useful for any student or traveler.
Learn about the government, culture and history of a country or U.S. state, as well as symbols, flags, facts and figures. You can also compare and rank states and countries on population, energy consumption, or one of many other statistics, or you can use this resource to discover the ten largest cities, or the ten tallest waterfalls.