In honor of Women's History Month, Encyclopaedia Britannica spotlights 300 women whose actions and ideas influenced history. Highlights include biographical information on significant women throughout history; a timeline on women's achievements and events; letters, poems, speeches, and other primary documents written by women; video clips on women's achievements and events; and links to reviewed web … Continue reading 300 Women Who Changed the World
Streaming Videos from Encyclopaedia Britannica
Check out the over 3,000 streaming videos from Encyclopaedia Britannica that cover a variety of subjects, including History, Science, the Arts, and Social Studies. To access the streaming videos collection from Encyclopaedia Britannica's home page, click on Video Collection from the Research Tools menu on the left. Here is just a sampling of video topics: Toulouse-Lautrec, … Continue reading Streaming Videos from Encyclopaedia Britannica
Spotlight on the American Presidency
Encyclopaedia Britannica featured spotlight this month is the American Presidency. Explore information on former presidents, the electoral process, election results, political parties, and 2008 presidential candidates. Includes audio and video clips, images, and primary documents such as inaugural addresses.
Understanding the Impact of Due Process on Student Judicial Processes
In honor of "Constitution Day 2007", JSRCC Office of Student Affairs is sponsoring two programs on Sept 17 & 18 to probe the constitutional concept, "due process", as it relates to student rights. Using Encyclopaedia Britannica , one of your library's research databases, you can read an interesting article on the history of the "due … Continue reading Understanding the Impact of Due Process on Student Judicial Processes