Culture and Society

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

Features detailed information on the countries and dependencies of the world, including articles on the United Nations.

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Explora High School

Searches the contents of several databases at once, so high school students can find information and primary source documents on topics including language arts, business, careers, technology, science, math, and more.

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Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia

Covers archaeological discoveries across North America by region, including several articles on archaeology in Ohio, from the Moundbuilders to the Flint Ridge State Memorial.

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Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Capital Punishment. Fracking. Gun Control. Gay Marriage. Climate Change. These are just a few examples of the social issues in the news all the time. Wouldn’t it be helpful to have a way to learn about these topics and explore all different perspectives in one reliable place?

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is perfect not only for students working on current event projects, but anyone who wants to educate themselves on all sides of an issue. It’s one of the best all-around resources available through UAPL, and a favorite among librarians.

Each major topic includes an overview, pro/con essays, court cases, magazine and newspaper articles, podcasts and more. Browse through all of the explored issues, or search for something you came across in the news recently.

Try Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context! And don’t forget about our other databases and eBooks covering Society and Culture.

Global Road Warrior

Explores countries around the world from a traveler's perspective. Includes cultural information and practical notes on everything from the type of outlet to the currency.

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UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

Points of View Reference Center

Provides multiple perspectives on current, controversial social issues, including overviews, articles, and primary source documents.

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