World Language Resources
Check out these online resources:
FOF's Modern World History Online — This comprehensive and easy-to-use online reference database covers the broad expanse of world history from prehistoric times through the modern day era, includes hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images, maps and charts, primary sources, timeline and entries. PRIMARY SOURCES!
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With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
This collection of nearly 40 journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher
Gale Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as "Search Assist" and quick fact boxes.
Now with over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Gale Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
Gale World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
Portuguese Immigration Sites
Be sure to log in to Schoolfusion/Research Databases and check out FOF's American History database and the eBook Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America. Each has some good information on the Portuguese in America. ... soooo gooood! Muito bom!Through maps and photographs, this exhibit celebrates Portuguese communities in the United States. Primarily, it documents the migration of Portuguese people to America and their subsequent settlement in this new homeland. It also highlights the Portuguese contributions to the exploration and mapping of these unchartered lands.This article, from the Boston Globe, focuses on the fact that there are a million residents speaking Portuguese as their first or second language, in the state. (That is about twice the number of Spanish speakers in Massachusetts.)This site is from the Library of Congress and provides an inclusive timeline.This site, maintained by MIT, offers an extensive listing of Portuguese Newspapers and Magazines.This site, by Kindred Trails, offers all sorts of genealogical information for researchers.The site focuses on the first Portuguese nationals to live in the Hawaiian kingdom.This page has current data, in terms of the number of Portuguese-Americans living in each state.There are Portuguese immigrants all over the world, and Canada is no exception!More information on the Portuguese in Canada!This museum and web site preserves the history of Portuguese immigrants on the West Coast but is relevant to those of us who are interested in Portuguese immigration.
Portuguese Americans "Countries and Their Cultures" offers a nice overview of Portugal, its early history, all aspects of its culture, and a thorough treatment of immigration trends.