Culture & Humanities

A to Z Food America

A to Z Food America contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages) for six US regions, all 50 states, 33 ethnic cuisines and more.

A to Z Maps Online

Maps Online is the world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use our more than 60,000 maps in school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects. 

A to Z World Foods

A to Z World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. A to Z World Food is also the only database that covers food culture for 174 countries of the world in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia 

African American History

Thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. 

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issue

 The database offers comprehensive coverage of issues that influence women’s lives across the globe, by providing access to current full text and pertinent backfile content covering topics including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship. 

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit. 

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

A must-have for social science, history, and liberal arts coursework, the Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

ale OneFile: Gender Studies provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries. The curious traveler will also find a wealth of information, from contents on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor's.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Provide military personnel with access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs. Updated annually, this library resource contains hand-selected content supporting key subject areas such as, governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

This resource provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

Discover a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions. Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Updated daily, this library resource supports a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues.

Infobase Access Video On Demand

Find an expansive, patron-friendly collection of thousands of high-quality videos from around the world : from Oscar®, Emmy®, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, to how-to programs that make life easier and richer, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, a variety of TV shows and movies, and more.

Proquest African American Heritage

This genealogy resource focuses exclusively on resources devoted to African American family history research. 

Texas Reference Center

Full text articles about Texas including current events, history and culture.