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Additional Databases
Available to the TASIS Community. Contact the US Librarian for log-in details or take a leaflet from the Library (Project Muse can only be accessed on TASIS campus, no log-in required).
World Book Online

To access the database, click on the icon below:

World Book Online is a great resource for Lower and Middle School students, as well as for ESL Upper School students who need help with their homework and research projects. Includes access to over 31,000 encyclopedia articles from the printed 22-volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus 6,000 web links, 25,000 periodical articles, 800 videos, animations, and sounds, 400 interactive maps, 100 3-D bubble views. It also includes thousands of primary source documents. The site is updated daily.

To start your search, type your search term in the box appearing at the top of each page. The encyclopedia articles will appear first in the middle section of the page, according to relevancy. Print, email and save options are available and can be found in the tools box in the top right corner of the page of the article selected.

Remember to select the related information tab which provides further excellent resources. For some articles, you might also find a link to primary sources.

For further assistance in how to use World Book Online, visit the Help Page

Issues

To access the database, click on the icon below:

For instructions on how to use Issues Online, click HERE

Current Issues available in print from the Library:

  • Refugees (vol. 284)
  • Faith and religion (vol. 285)
  • Climate change debate (vol. 286)
  • Assisted suicide (vol. 287)
  • Alternative diets (vol. 288)
  • The military and society (vol. 289)

Past Issues can be found in the Main Room of the Library. Please ask the Librarian if you are unable to locate them.

 

Project Muse

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Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.  Published by John Hopkins University Press and other university presses since 1995 Project MUSE collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. Project MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. Fields covered by Project MUSE are literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, humanities, education, political science, social studies, economics, and many others.
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