Planning to go to the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Conference (PSLA) in Hershey, PA, this month? If so, be sure to visit booth #36 on Friday, March 29, at 10:30 a.m. (ET) for a special presentation on how you can use Infobase’s Issues & Controversies database to give students the critical-thinking skills they need.
The winner of seven major awards, Issues & Controversies helps student researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format, all articles provide essential context, supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources.
Also, be sure to stop by for a demo of Infobase’s other new and notable online resources, including:
- Classroom Video On Demand: Created for high schools, Classroom Video On Demand is a curriculum-focused video subscription providing unlimited access to thousands of videos for all departments. This multisubject solution offers one-stop shopping for librarians and educators, with a wealth of material appropriate for basic through AP courses.
- Learn360: Learn360 is the ultimate streaming multimedia resource for the K–12 educational market. Teachers and students can access more than 153,000 multimedia resources—including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, interactives, images, audio titles, articles, activities, worksheets, and more—on any Internet-enabled device, anytime, anywhere.
- The World Almanac® for Kids and The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary: These two reliable resources for kid-friendly reference act as natural complements to the elementary and middle school curriculum. They each feature a wealth of exclusive, age-appropriate content, including excellent resources for student reports and research, plus valuable Teacher Resources and Homework Help.
- Bloom’s Literature: Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature. Edited and curated by Yale University professor Harold Bloom, this database includes thousands of critical essays; author biographies, interviews, and profiles; the full text of hundreds of books from our extensive reference collection and more than 1,000 classic works of literature; thousands of full-length poems; a Shakespeare Center that houses in one convenient location the database’s treasure trove of content on all things Shakespeare; and much more.
In our age of information overload, Infobase is proud to provide reliable, trustworthy tools that will help librarians and educators encourage critical thinking and broaden the horizons of students, patrons, and researchers. Stop by booth #36 to see what’s new for your library, district, or classroom!