Reference Database Results

General Research

World, continent, country, and state maps. Includes political, physical, population, climate, and more.

State, county & city information with maps, flags, photos & facts for US states & territories.

AtoZ World Food contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

The history and culture of African Americans and the greater Black Diaspora.

Current events in American politics & public policy from grassroots activism to the White House.

Coverage begins with the exploration of the New World by Europeans to the present.

The histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

Online encyclopedia for all ages. Choose appropriate age level: Children, Young Adults or Reference Center. 

Daily life for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history. 

Free test preparation for WA DOL permit, driver, motorcycle and CDL tests.

Up-to-date information with historical and cultural background on about 150 ethnic groups.

Science experiments, biographies, illustrations and more.

Reference eBooks on American history, culture, health, nations, states, law and more. (Tutorial)

175 country handbook for the International traveler, with a focus on business travel.

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

Controversial topics with pro & con essays, images & video files & primary documents.

The history and culture of Latinos in the United States.

American and world popular culture, past and present.

Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps.

Historical, detailed maps of urban areas in Washington State.

Search Washington libraries and beyond. 

The military conflicts that have defined our world from its beginning to today.

The geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces important in our world.

Global coverage of the ancient world through the year 1500 CE.

Worldwide events from 1500 CE to the present. Includes photographs, speeches and videos.

Religions from around the globe, from prehistory to the present.