Thursday, October 9, 2008

Facts on File trials available

An update from Facts on File... email if you would like a trial.
Facts On File would like to have the opportunity to set up a trial of our online database collection for your library.

Our collection of award-winning reference databases includes:
Science Online: includes over 960 experiments, 6,300 diagrams, 2,800 biographies, 6,300 essays, timelines, videos, and 32,000 definitions.
History Database Center: a new interface that allows users to search across six history databases
American History Online*
Modern World History Online*
Ancient & Medieval History Online*
American Women's History*
American Indian History Online*
African-American History Online*
*databases can be purchased separately

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center: includes profiles of over 3,300 careers in more than 94 industries as well as information about college programs and scholarships
Curriculum Resource Center: printable, curriculum-related handouts for middle and high school teachers
Curriculum Resource Center Junior Edition: printable curriculum-related handouts for elementary school teachers
World Atlas: more than 200 countries and territories are covered through maps, vital statistics, history overviews, Videos, images, and more.
Bloom's Literary Reference: examines the lives and works of great writers throughout history; searchable by character, author, works, a glossary, and more
Health Reference Center: encyclopedic database with more than 28,500 hyper-linked entries on a variety of health-related concerns and social issues.

Facts On File's parent company, Infobase Publishing, has recently acquired Facts On File News Services. As a result, Facts On File and Facts On File News Services are once again under common ownership, as the two companies were before March 1996. Here are just some of the exciting recent additions to our News Services databases:
Facts on File World News Digest
Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies In American History
Today's Science

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