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In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950's, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up the most people's expectations.
The award winning Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high quality and comprehensive information. The rich combination of Encyclopaedia Britannica, plus Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines, and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting in-depth research- all from one database.
Features 1,990 full text reference books designed for secondary schools, public libraries, and undergraduate research plus full text to 150 history periodicals. Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video. (Ebsco)
Periodicals include America's Civil War, American Heritage, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, Aviation History, British Heritage, Chinese America: History & Perspectives, Civil War Times, Foreign Affairs, German History, History, History Review, History Today (back to January 1975), History: Reviews of New Books, Kansas History, Journal of American History, Manitoba History, Military History, Naval History, North Carolina Historical Review, Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, Wild West, World War II and more.
The NAXOS Video Library offers an extensive streaming video library of over 3,065 classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries.
Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras, and performances on demand. Once subscribed, stream any video in the collection from anywhere in the world with internet access.
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UbuWeb is a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts. All materials on UbuWeb are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights belong to the author(s). UbuWeb is completely free.
UEN's Digital Media Service is a digital media repository filled with video and other educational media free for Utah's educators, students and citizen learners. The Digital Media Service allows you to search for content, preview it and then download the media for on demand use. The digital repository includes: videos licensed by the Utah Instructional Media Consortium, local programs from KUED-7, National PBS programs, as well as media from other trusted education partners.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives.
Specializing in unique moving image and sound collections from Utah and the West, the Audio-Visual Archive is located on the Fourth Floor of the library and is part of the Multimedia division of Special Collections. The collections include student and independent films, oral histories, home movies, local news, sports and many other rare and fascinating materials representative of the region's rich cultural and social history.