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Facts On File's Online Reference Databases are curriculum-oriented, interactive databases covering a wide range of subjects, such as history, science, careers, literature, geography, and more. Each subject-specific database offers students and researchers an unprecedented depth of coverage -- with extensively hyperlinked full-text records, citation information, and a wide range of printable teacher resources. The online content is indexed by subject experts and updated regularly to ensure accuracy and currency.

World Geography and Culture Online
World Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills. This comprehensive reference site makes it easy to study all aspects of a country, with facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more. In addition, comprehensive entries about the U.S. states are also available. Ideal for social studies classrooms and projects as well as for general country and U.S. state research, this online resouce features an easy-to-navigate interface, search and browse tools, and tabbed search results.


  • Country entries: descriptions of more than 200 countries, with information on geography, people and culture, weather and climate, history, government, and society; maps and flags; facts and figures; images; and news articles
  • U.S. state profiles: descriptions of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., with political, outline, elevation, and locator maps; city and geographical features maps; flags; facts and figures; government information; biographies; timeline; and images
  • Maps: more than 1,300 easy-to-read political, elevation, and outline maps; regional geographic and thematic maps; city, state, and physical features maps; and more
  • Compare and rank tools: tools that compare and rank countries or U.S. states by a variety of criteria
  • News articles, updated regularly.

American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

American Women's History Online
Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.

African-American History Online
Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.

American Indian History Online

Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.

Modern World History Online
Covers modern world history from the mid-1400s to the present.

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

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Health Reference Center

Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

Curriculum Resource Center
Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.

The World Almanac for Kids Online

Erasing the line between homework aid and fun reading, The World Almanac® for Kids Online expands on the contents of The World Almanac® for Kids print edition, along with other award-winning reference books from World Almanac®, Chelsea House, and Facts On File. A natural complement to the curriculum, the online site provides resources for homework, reports, and projects. Kids can explore grade-appropriate topics in a fun format while developing online research skills with a trusted source.

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
The critically acclaimed Ferguson's Career Guidance Center features exclusive, wide-ranging content that is accessible and intuitively organized. Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage and variety of user-friendly content formats, this comprehensive career research database is broken down into three main sections: Job and Industry Profiles, Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills, and Career and Industry Resources. The material is drawn from a range of authoritative sources and is extensively indexed.


  • Job and Industry Profiles
  • Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills
  • Career and Industry Resources
  • School Searches
  • Career Interest Assessment

World Religions Online
An Unbiased, Comprehensive Guide to the World's Major Religions and Spiritual Traditions.

Writer's Reference Center
Writer's Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides a wealth of vocabulary-building reference dictionaries, and examines numerous thematic areas.

World Almanac
Expanding on "the most useful reference book known to modern man," The World Almanac® Online provides students and researchers access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format. A natural addition to any classroom or library, this new online resource puts the reference shelf staple at users' fingertips, with thousands of facts not available elsewhere online.

US Government Online
U.S. Government Online makes it easy and engaging to study the structure, function, and history of the U.S. government. Focused and thorough in its coverage, this informative resource features an easy-to-navigate interface that allows users to find relevant essays; primary source documents; images and videos; tables, charts, and maps; and news articles. The home page includes rotating special features, links to several recent news headlines, a topic index, and links to six gateway pages.

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ESC Region XI
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Fax: 817-740-3650

Fax Your Order, along with Signed Purchase Orders, made out to ESC Region XI, to Bonnie Blan at Fax: 817-740-3650 or email to bblan@esc11.net

Orders are processed by TETPC within 48 hours of receipt. Please allow extra time to activate New Accounts.

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This site last updated on July 2, 2013