Collection of digitized primary materials from California libraries, archives and museums.
Collection of digitized primary materials from California libraries, archives, and museums. Includes themed collections such as the Gold Rush and World War II. Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history. (Image:http://cdn.calisphere.org/data/13030/4t/kt609nf54t/files/kt609nf54t-FILEID-1.278.40.jpg)
Non-profit research and education organization dedicated to understanding the culture of indigenous people and nations.
Non-profit research and education organization dedicated to understanding the culture of indigenous people and nations. Includes the Fourth World Documentation Project. This project, organized by the CWIS in 1992, makes documents of importance to indigenous people available to tribal governments, researchers and organizations. Over 400 documents on Fourth World nations, covering the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, Melanesia and the Pacific, are included in the archive. There are also links to other Indigenous resources such as governmental and NGO contacts. (Image:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ketchican_totem_pole_2_stub.jpg)
Provides comprehensive information on 267 world entities.
Provides comprehensive information on 267 world entities. Information covered includes "history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues". It also presents physical, political and time zone maps of the world and information on the world's flags. (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/)
Reference book articles with demographic and cultural information.
Reference book articles with demographic and cultural information. Brief articles cover world countries and U.S. states. Includes maps, statistics and data as well as cultural information such as famous people, recipes and photographs. Covers world countries as well as U.S. states (including state symbols and audio files for state birds).
Biographies of women from many time periods, cultures, and disciplines.
Biographies of women from many time periods, cultures, and disciplines. Short entries include sources and links. Browse by subject, or search by name; collections include "Black History Month", "Books About Women", "Movies About or Starring Women", "Music by Women". (http://www.distinguishedwomen.com)
Pew's Economic Mobility Project (EMP) focuses public attention on economic mobility in the U.S.
From the website: "Pew's Economic Mobility Project (EMP) focuses public attention on economic mobility---the ability to move up or down the income ladder within a lifetime, or from one generation to the next. By forging a broad and nonpartisan agreement on the facts, figures and trends in mobility, the project is generating an active policy debate about how best to improve economic opportunity in the United States and to ensure that the American Dream is kept alive for generations that follow." (http://www.pewstates.org/projects/economic-mobility-project-328061)
Keywords: Pew Charitable Trust, Social Mobility, class warfare, middle class, social class
Directory of Web resources for those studying ancient Greek and Latin history, philosophy, literature or language.
Directory of Web resources for those studying ancient Greek and Latin history, philosophy, literature or language. First created in 1994 and compiled and maintained by Maria C. Pantelia, currently of the University of California, Irvine, this directory links to databases, electronic journals, bibliographies, language software and fonts, images, discussion groups, K-12 resources and much more.
Complete Encyclopedia Britannica full-text, and more.
Complete Encyclopedia Britannica full-text, and more. Fully searchable and browsable collection of many authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, articles not yet in the print Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (tenth edition), and the Britannica Book of the Year. New resources added frequently. More complete information than what is available free on the Internet.