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China Dynasties

General Database Tips

 E-mail articles home or print double-sided to conserve paper.

Remember to use print icon when printing from databases.



 Search Tips

FOF Ancient History

Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Students can choose from biographies, images, videos, maps,charts, and primary sources.

  • Learning Centers provide entries on people events and topics, primary sources, and futher resources such as images, maps and graphs, and chronologies.
  • "key word" search also available

 Discovering Collection

Information about People, Places and Events -- history, literature, biography, science and social studies.

World Book Encyclopedia

Traditional encyclopedias online.   

History Reference Center

Articles from magazines, journals, and reference books; biographies, documents and speeches; maps, photographs, film and video clips.


  Encyclopedia Americana/Grolier






Traditional encyclopedias online.  Americana is the more advanced source, but you can search them simultaneously. Both provide web links.

  • GME-Groliers
  • EA-Encyclopedia
  • Check "Citation Link" with MLA citation
  • Provides websites, media and magazine links at the top of the page





Legacy of Ancient China

Chinese Cultural Studies

China Knowledge



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