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Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

American Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

American Women Speak, ed. , v.
American Women Speak, ed. , v.

American Women Speak, ed. , v.

This text examines influential American women activists and their speeches on vital issues. Each entry outlines the speaker's motivation and provides examples of their speeches in context, supplying information about the setting, audience, reception, and lasting historical significance.

Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.
Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.

Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.

Through the use of primary sources, this book addresses a range of topics within the subject of animal rights and welfare, including zoos, animal testing, philosophy regarding the treatment of animals, and practical measures instituted to protect animals.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.
Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Covering the Arab-Israeli conflict from its origins to the present, this resource traces the evolution of this ongoing, seemingly unresolvable dispute through an array of primary source documents.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Using diverse viewpoints, this text examines how far we have gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what the benefits are of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors, scientists, and experts in the field of sports medicine, as well as ordinary people’s viewpoints, in order to help students reach their own conclusions about the risks related to high-contact sports.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

This text includes primary source evidence, including experts’ opinions and scientific data, political rhetoric, and court decisions, in order to show students the issue of US military engagement in the Middle East from all sides. Students will evaluate the evidence included in this text to reach their own conclusions on one of the most important issues of our time.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors and experts, along with scientific data, court cases, and the viewpoints of everyday people, in order to facilitate students’ own critical thinking about the issue of vaccinations.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This text has primary-source evidence from doctors and thoughtful analysis from health experts and court cases, as well as personal viewpoints of people affected in their ordinary lives, helping students think critically about opioid use and abuse.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.
Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

This book provides an introductory overview of the Salem witch trials, which is followed by an array of primary sources that tell the Salem story in the words of both the accusers and the victims of that episode.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.
Endangered Species, ed. , v.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

This work examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, it tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a brief look at global programs in the United States and other parts of the world.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.
Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.

Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.

This title presents important historical documents from influential figures in Native American history. It provides in-depth analysis of speeches, letters, legislation, court cases, and other sources about Native Americans throughout American history.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

A scholarly supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays presenting the man and his work. Headings include: The Papacy of John Paul II; Church Documents; People and Places; Institutions and Events, Saints and Blessed.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Opposition to War, ed. , v.
Opposition to War, ed. , v.

Opposition to War, ed. , v.

This set documents peace and antiwar movements in the United States from the colonial era to the present, examining how war and those who oppose war have been portrayed in popular media over the centuries.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.
Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.

Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.

This book covers important historical documents from the U.S. Supreme Court as well as other courts in American history. It provides in-depth analysis of a broad range of court cases covering critical topics, including Marbury v. Madison, Roe v. Wade, Plessy v. Ferguson, Bush v. Gore, and Muller v. Oregon.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

This book contains reference entries, primary documents, and memoirs and personal narratives from individuals who lived through the Holocaust enabling a better understanding of the cultural, political, and economic motivations that spurred the Final Solution in Europe during World War II as well as the ideas and policies used by perpetrators to justify their actions in the annihilation of the Jews of Europe.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.

This reference traces key decisions in U.S. military history—from the Revolutionary War through the 21st-century conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq—by examining documents relating to military strategy and national policy judgments by U.S. military and political leaders.

Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.
Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.

Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.

This book examines the ongoing importance of this war for the Middle East and the world today through first-person accounts of the war and primary source documents.

Water Planet, ed. , v.
Water Planet, ed. , v.

Water Planet, ed. , v.

Through case studies, opposing viewpoints, and primary documents, this reference work examines the environmental and sustainability issues regarding water as well as how water is an intrinsic part of human culture.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Environment

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.
Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.

Animal Rights and Welfare, ed. , v.

Through the use of primary sources, this book addresses a range of topics within the subject of animal rights and welfare, including zoos, animal testing, philosophy regarding the treatment of animals, and practical measures instituted to protect animals.

Climate Change, ed. , v.
Climate Change, ed. , v.

Climate Change, ed. , v.

This work combines entries describing Earth’s variable climatic history, references to scientific literature, weather record data, and selected primary documents to present readers with a comprehensive account of global warming's effects worldwide.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Using diverse viewpoints, this text examines how far we have gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what the benefits are of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.
Endangered Species, ed. , v.

Endangered Species, ed. , v.

This work examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, it tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a brief look at global programs in the United States and other parts of the world.

Water Planet, ed. , v.
Water Planet, ed. , v.

Water Planet, ed. , v.

Through case studies, opposing viewpoints, and primary documents, this reference work examines the environmental and sustainability issues regarding water as well as how water is an intrinsic part of human culture.

History

American Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Women Speak, ed. , v.
American Women Speak, ed. , v.

American Women Speak, ed. , v.

This text examines influential American women activists and their speeches on vital issues. Each entry outlines the speaker's motivation and provides examples of their speeches in context, supplying information about the setting, audience, reception, and lasting historical significance.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.
Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Covering the Arab-Israeli conflict from its origins to the present, this resource traces the evolution of this ongoing, seemingly unresolvable dispute through an array of primary source documents.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.
Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

Documents of the Salem Witch Trials, ed. , v.

This book provides an introductory overview of the Salem witch trials, which is followed by an array of primary sources that tell the Salem story in the words of both the accusers and the victims of that episode.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.
Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.

Native Americans (1451-2017), ed. , v.

This title presents important historical documents from influential figures in Native American history. It provides in-depth analysis of speeches, letters, legislation, court cases, and other sources about Native Americans throughout American history.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Opposition to War, ed. , v.
Opposition to War, ed. , v.

Opposition to War, ed. , v.

This set documents peace and antiwar movements in the United States from the colonial era to the present, examining how war and those who oppose war have been portrayed in popular media over the centuries.

Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.
Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.

Supreme Court Decisions (1803-2017), ed. , v.

This book covers important historical documents from the U.S. Supreme Court as well as other courts in American history. It provides in-depth analysis of a broad range of court cases covering critical topics, including Marbury v. Madison, Roe v. Wade, Plessy v. Ferguson, Bush v. Gore, and Muller v. Oregon.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.
The Holocaust, ed. , v.

The Holocaust, ed. , v.

This book contains reference entries, primary documents, and memoirs and personal narratives from individuals who lived through the Holocaust enabling a better understanding of the cultural, political, and economic motivations that spurred the Final Solution in Europe during World War II as well as the ideas and policies used by perpetrators to justify their actions in the annihilation of the Jews of Europe.

Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.
Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.

Understanding U.S. Military Conflicts through Primary Sources, ed. , v.

This reference traces key decisions in U.S. military history—from the Revolutionary War through the 21st-century conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq—by examining documents relating to military strategy and national policy judgments by U.S. military and political leaders.

Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.
Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.

Voices of the Iraq War, ed. , v.

This book examines the ongoing importance of this war for the Middle East and the world today through first-person accounts of the war and primary source documents.

Social Science

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Using diverse viewpoints, this text examines how far we have gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what the benefits are of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors, scientists, and experts in the field of sports medicine, as well as ordinary people’s viewpoints, in order to help students reach their own conclusions about the risks related to high-contact sports.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

This text includes primary source evidence, including experts’ opinions and scientific data, political rhetoric, and court decisions, in order to show students the issue of US military engagement in the Middle East from all sides. Students will evaluate the evidence included in this text to reach their own conclusions on one of the most important issues of our time.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors and experts, along with scientific data, court cases, and the viewpoints of everyday people, in order to facilitate students’ own critical thinking about the issue of vaccinations.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This text has primary-source evidence from doctors and thoughtful analysis from health experts and court cases, as well as personal viewpoints of people affected in their ordinary lives, helping students think critically about opioid use and abuse.

Religion

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009, ed. , v.

A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010, ed. , v.

This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011, ed. , v.

This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013, ed. , v.

This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul, and the philosophy of God and religion.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years, ed. , v.

A scholarly supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the pontificate of John Paul II and includes thematic essays presenting the man and his work. Headings include: The Papacy of John Paul II; Church Documents; People and Places; Institutions and Events, Saints and Blessed.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.
New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, ed. 2, v.

This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.

Nation and World

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.
Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, ed. , v.

Covering the Arab-Israeli conflict from its origins to the present, this resource traces the evolution of this ongoing, seemingly unresolvable dispute through an array of primary source documents.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Medicine

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors, scientists, and experts in the field of sports medicine, as well as ordinary people’s viewpoints, in order to help students reach their own conclusions about the risks related to high-contact sports.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors and experts, along with scientific data, court cases, and the viewpoints of everyday people, in order to facilitate students’ own critical thinking about the issue of vaccinations.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This text has primary-source evidence from doctors and thoughtful analysis from health experts and court cases, as well as personal viewpoints of people affected in their ordinary lives, helping students think critically about opioid use and abuse.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Literature

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 1

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Education

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Arts

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Business

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Law

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on US Engagement in the Middle East, ed. , v.

This text includes primary source evidence, including experts’ opinions and scientific data, political rhetoric, and court decisions, in order to show students the issue of US military engagement in the Middle East from all sides. Students will evaluate the evidence included in this text to reach their own conclusions on one of the most important issues of our time.

Science eBooks

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, ed. , v.

Using diverse viewpoints, this text examines how far we have gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what the benefits are of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic, ed. , v.

This text has primary-source evidence from doctors and thoughtful analysis from health experts and court cases, as well as personal viewpoints of people affected in their ordinary lives, helping students think critically about opioid use and abuse.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.
Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

Critical Perspectives on Vaccinations, ed. , v.

This text provides primary source evidence from doctors and experts, along with scientific data, court cases, and the viewpoints of everyday people, in order to facilitate students’ own critical thinking about the issue of vaccinations.