American Decades documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history. Each volume begins with an overview and chronology covering the entire decade. Subject chapters follow, each including an explanatory background overview; subject-specific timeline; and alphabetically arranged entries discussing the people, events and ideas important to that subject during the period. Included are biographies; explanations of concepts; terms and events; quotations; charts; sidebars covering high-interest topics; and much more.
Britannica Academic is a general reference resource that provides access to high-quality, authoritative information appropriate for users at the college level. Includes the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and select content from magazines, periodicals, and other reliable sources.
Gale In Context: College provides a premium selection of reference, thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.