• NEW: Health and Wellness Issues: Understanding Science, Society, and Yourself.
Release date: March 2017. This unique
database enables students to better understand the importance of health and
wellness issues—for themselves as individuals and for our greater society—through
authoritative reference entries and a range
of expert perspectives on today’s most important health-related issues.
• UPDATE: Solutions history databases are
now organized into intuitive topic centers
that scaffold the learning process by bringing reference articles, scholarly essays, and
primary and secondary sources into one
place. Additional research tools guide student inquiry via self-assessment quizzes,
the CLIOview feature, Course Essentials
videos, and more.
Adam Matthew Digital (312-445-6290;
• NEW: Colonial America: Module III; The
American Revolution. Release date: fall
2017. From the CO5 files of the National
Archives, UK, this new resource covers the
interactions between Britain and the 13
colonies during the 1770s and ’80s and
includes such items as intercepted letters
between colonists, the military correspondence of the British commanders in the
field, and even copies of the “Dunlap” edition of the Declaration of Independence
printed on the night of July 4, 1776.
• NEW: Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’
Company Archive, 1554–1984. Release date:
fall 2017. The Stationers’ Company has ex-
isted for more than 600 years as a guild for
booksellers, scriveners, printers, and pub-
lishers and is widely regarded as one of the
most important sources for the history of the
book, publishing history, and the history of
copyright. This resource features material in-
cluding the Stationers’ Company Registers,
Company Grants, Royal Charters, property
deeds, and ephemera.
• NEW: Medical Services and Warfare: Module
I; 1850–1927. Release date: winter 2017.
From the personal correspondence of Florence Nightingale to hospital records and
literature from the Red Cross, this resource
presents military, scientific, professional,
and personal perspectives on medicine
during conflicts across North America and
Europe from the mid-nineteenth century
onward, including developments such as
X-rays, plastic surgery, and artificial limbs,
with a focus on rehabilitation, nursing, and
the psychological effects of war.
• NEW: Migration to New Worlds: Module II:
The Modern Era. Release date: fall 2017.
Using original manuscript correspondence,
government pamphlets, and society papers,
as well as autobiographical accounts providing personal migration experiences, this
module documents the story of European
diasporas, focusing on the growth of nineteenth-century colonization, the activities
of American immigration societies, and
the plight of refugees and displaced persons
throughout the twentieth century.
• NEW: Race Relations in America: Surveys
and Papers from the Amistad Research Center,
1943–1970. Featuring a wealth of material
supporting the study of racial segregation,
discrimination, the civil rights movement,
and racial theory in America during three
pivotal decades of the twentieth century,
this collection provides digital access to the
records of the Race Relations Department
of the United Church Board for Homeland
• NEW: Socialism on Film: The Cold War and
International Propaganda: Module I; Wars
and Revolutions. Release date: spring 2017.
Ranging from the early twentieth century
to the 1980s, this set of documentary,
newsreel, and feature films, produced al-
most exclusively in the Communist world,
reveals the world as seen by Soviet, Chi-
nese, Vietnamese, East European, British,
and Latin American filmmakers, encap-
sulating themes of war, revolution, news,
current affairs, culture, and society.
• NEW: Trade Catalogues and the American
Home. Release date: spring 2017. This collection of highly illustrated trade catalogs
and marketing materials showcases the
products and services advertised for individual consumers and wholesale trade.
Documenting commercial tastes and
consumer trends, these catalogs provide a
valuable visual record for the study of social
history, the history of business and marketing, the role of women, mass production,
consumerism, and purchasing power.
Bernan (800-462-6420, ext. 3024;
• NEW: New e-titles include The Almanac
of American Education, 2017, Ninth Edition; Applied Statistics in Occupational
Safety and Health, Third Edition; America’s
Diverse Population: A Comparison of Race,
Ethnicity, and Social Class in Graphic Detail; Business Statistics of the United States,
2016: Patterns of Economic Change, 21st
Edition; Clean Water Handbook, Fourth
Edition; Crime in the United States, 2017,
11th Edition; The Who, What, and Where
of America: Understanding the American
Community Survey, Fifth Edition.
Britannica Digital Learning (800-621-
• NEW: Britannica LaunchPacks: Social Studies. Release date: January 2017.
• NEW: Britannica LaunchPacks: Science. Release date: 2017
With annotation tools, content scheduling
capabilities, multilevel reading differentiation,
and customization features, LaunchPacks
enables teachers to meet ELA standards with
science and social-studies content, to save
planning time, and to easily personalize learning. LaunchPacks allows teachers to integrate
more than 1,700 educator-curated, ready-to-use content sets, or Packs, with their classroom
lessons. Each Pack includes grouped and organized resources, such as informational texts,
media, time lines, maps, and primary sources.
• NEW: PebbleGo Next Social Studies. Release
date: late summer 2017. Based on national
and state social-studies standards, PebbleGo
Next Social Studies covers topics from the
U.S. government and history to world cultures and major U.S. landforms. Additional
components include images, video, and critical-thinking prompts for every article, fun
activities for each subcategory, and lesson
plans that encompass the module as a whole.
Financial Ratings (800-562-2139; help@
• NEW: Weiss Ratings Financial Literacy Ba-
sics Series. This new e-book series is geared
We asked publishers “What’s new?” and they responded with the follow- ing information about their new reference databases, e-books, and e-book
platforms as well as significant updates and enhancements to existing products.
Information is effective January 2017 through December 2017. Contact the
publishers for information on trials and pricing details. —Rebecca Vnuk
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