Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017
Chris Van Burgh
Database Instruction Librarian
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- Countries and Cultures
Curious about different Cultures and Countries? Check out a few of the GoWYLD.net resources to explore countries and cultures. We will look at Culturegrams, Mango Languages, Research In Context, Kid InfoBits and Britannica Library.
Everyday many countries and cultures are in the news. Use CultureGrams to discover customs and lifestyles, gather background information, and get a perspective on daily life. Join Chris Van Burgh for a look at this resource that is great for kids and adults.
September 2016; 17 minutes
- Mango Languages for Libraries
- National Geographic Library (26 minutes)
The Virtual Library includes the complete archive of National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue from 1888 to the present - along with a searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. Now includes National Geographic Kids.
- In Context Databases
Come take a tour of the In Context databases: Biography in Context, Global Issues in Context, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, U.S. History in Context, and World History in Context. Over 1,800 topic pages linking you to articles, primary source documents, media, and more.For school, public and academic libraries.
- Britannica Public Library
- Smithsonian (25 minutes)
Browse magazines, search topics, explore collections. Smithsonian Collections Online include Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine, plus, two collections: World's Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow and Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry.
- Mango Niche Academy Course