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Ensure Student Success in Core Courses and Research with ABC-CLIO Solutions

ABC-CLIO Solutions is a suite of 15 subject-specific online reference and research resources that integrate three essential components: a comprehensive and topic-specific reference library; an online course; and a deep collection of model commentary that exposes students to a variety of authoritative perspectives, helping them develop critical thinking skills and write informed essays.

MCLS members receive a 10% discount on all new subscriptions.

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Features of ABC-CLIO Solutions include:
  • A comprehensive and fully integrated, topic-specific reference library filled with authoritative content, vetted by an expert advisory board
  • More that 200,000 digital media-rich primary and secondary network resources that support authentic research and scholarship with each title
  • Unique to ABC-CLIO, a deep collection of model commentaries that expose students to a variety of perspectives
  • Available 24/7, anytime, anywhere

“High-quality resources like ABC-CLIO's online Solutions are what make our graduates independent, critical thinkers. ABC-CLIO's broad, authoritative reference content, lecture companions, and compendium of scholarly articles have helped the university create a deep, comprehensive digital learning environment.” —Keith Stetson, Collection Development Librarian, Fairfield University, Fairfield Connecticut

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American Government - American Government connects the issues of the day with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with other countries. Reliable content and fast searching help develop independent researchers.

American History - From the explorers of the Americas to today's headlines, American History, investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.

ARBA Online - ARBAonline-the most comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works-was launched in response to popular demand from library professionals.

Daily Life through History - The first member of the Daily Life Online family of electronic social history products, Daily Life through History (DLtH) is a groundbreaking, dynamic resource that provides content from a vast number of reference works, monographs, and primary documents.

History Reference Online - With 354 titles in its initial launch plus over 50 titles added each year, this eBook collection helps institutions to grow their collection, offering ever-increasing depth and coverage in history. Authoritative, scholarly, and instantly accessible via the OPAC, this high-value library resource of history reference materials allows unlimited simultaneous use for the library's on-site or remote users.

Issues:Understanding Controversy and Society, Release 3.0 - This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy-with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day.

Pop Culture Universe - Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative, yet irresistible, digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present-in a package as dynamic as the topic it covers.

Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes and Consequences - This full, rich comprehensive resource vetted by a well-known prominent advisory board provides definitive expertise on the sensitive and hard-to-teach topic of genocide.

Praeger Security International - Containing over 600 books, PSIO incorporates the entire Praeger Security International print program and features important titles from Greenwood and Praeger. Updated weekly with commentary by expert authors and well-known researchers, PSIO provides in-depth analysis on security issues that threaten to destabilize our world. With an ever-growing range of content from our global network of institutional partners, it offers varied international perspectives and reflections from psychologists, diplomats, first responders, economists, journalists, civil servants, war-fighters, legal experts, and more.

Reader's Advisor Online - A sophisticated finding tool for reader's advisor practitioners, the content in The Reader's Advisor Online is not available elsewhere. It includes all the volumes in Libraries Unlimited's well-known Genreflecting series, and contains selected essays from The Readers' Advisor's Companion and Nonfiction Readers' Advisory, and more.

The African-American Experience - The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 450 titles, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.

The American-Indian Experience - The American Indian Experience expands your collection with full-text access to an online library featuring more than 150 volumes of reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images. From prehistory to the present day, from the Inuit of the north to the Seminoles of Florida, AIE is an indispensable electronic library resource.

The Latino-American Experience - Comprehensive, informative, easy to use. The Latino American Experience marks the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos, the largest, fastest-growing minority group in the United States. Designed, developed, and indexed under the guidance of Latino librarians and library directors to meet the research and curriculum needs of students, teachers, librarians, and researchers, LAE offers unparalleled depth and content.

United States Geography - This interactive database offers teachers, librarians, and students an unbeatable combination of authoritative research sources, standards-aligned lessons and activities, and engaging current events features on all 50 U.S. states.

World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society - This user-friendly database is an authoritative, easy-to-use, and appealing online resource providing comprehensive information on 14 conflict periods that have defined our nation from its earliest beginnings to today.

World Geography - develops students' global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras - covers human history in all corners of the globe-from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: Modern Era - This database offers a comprehensive electronic library of historical reference materials and interactive curricular units, plus tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities, and addressing different learning styles.

World Religions: Belief, Culture and Controversy - This comprehensive reference resource provides a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making student research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.

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