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Product Description:

ProQuest provides online digital information solutions that support research and instruction across the curriculum. Now, schools can access some of our most-popular resources at specially-prepared prices for Washington Learning Source members.

Collections range from general reference resources to targeted content for history, the sciences, and more; and provide a diverse set of sources from full-text magazines, journals and newspapers to primary source documents, websites and streaming video. Plus, tools like Lexiles, translations, standards-alignment and more make it easy to integrate into any classroom.

Prices vary by collection, but all include site licenses with remote access for associated students and staff.

SIRS Issues Researcher provides critical insight into today’s most-researched social issues. Resources include more than 300 pro/con Leading Issues, essential questions, relevant documents with global perspectives, and research tools like note organizers and skills tutorsall designed to help to help students go from the whats of the issue to the whys. Learn more.

SIRS Renaissance offers current perspectives on the arts and humanities with dynamic content covering eight categories, exploring arts and cultures worldwide. Full-text articles and images are drawn from more than 1,200 global sources. Major topics include architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, and visual arts. Learn more.

SIRS Decades documents life and events in 20th-century America with thousands of relevant primary and secondary source documents organized around each decade. Coverage includes original documents, editorial cartoons, websites, photos, ads, speeches, and published articles. Plus, essays and document-based questions offer additional context for using primary sources in research and instruction. Learn more.

SIRS Government Reporter provides access to resources published by and about the U.S. federal government. The collection supports the study of topics such as law, health, economics, environment, military, foreign affairs, and business. Special features include most-studied sources such as Supreme Court decisions, historical documents, country profiles, and recent federal agency publications. Learn more.

SIRS WebSelect connects to pre-screened websites selected to support research and instruction. The collection includes more than 10,000 carefully reviewed, reliable and credible Internet resourcesincluding those of leading universities, government agencies, and respected organizationson thousands of vital issues and topics. Sites are constantly monitored to ensure currency and content quality. Learn more.

ProQuest Science Journals provides unmatched research support for both the applied and general sciences. With more than 1,600 magazine, trade and scholarly publicationsof which nearly 1,300 are in full text, with full PDF imagesschools can support easily support the research needs of college prep, Advanced Placement, STEM, or magnet programs for high school students. Learn more.

Ethnic NewsWatch features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. It contains millions of articles from more than 330 publications with coverage from 1959 to present day (updated daily). Ethnic categories covered include: African American/Caribbean/African, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, Hispanic, Jewish, and Native People. Learn more.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education is a definitive source for career and vocational information. The collection includes nearly 800 trade and industry titles, of which more than 700 are in full text, with full PDF images. Topics covered include: computing science, health care, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and more. Learn more.

ProQuest Civil War Era combines continuous runs of regional newspapers and pamphlets covering a wide range of topics that encompass the buildup to and evolution of the war that shaped the Nation’s identity from 1840-1865. Documents are presentedas they originally appeared, and cover the diversity of views across the South, North, Mississippi Valley, and Border States. Learn more.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers provides definitive coverage of historical events from significant U.S. newspapers dating back to the 18th century. It reproduces every issue in full-page digital imagesfrom front pages and editorials to political cartoons and advertisements. Choose from theProQuest interface with powerful search and index capabilities or the graphical interface with extra editorial features. Titles available on either interface include:

  • New York Times (1851-2007)
  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1987)
  • Wall St. Journal (1889-1993)
  • Washington Post (1877-1994)
  • Los Angeles Times (1881-1987)
  • Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997)
  • Hartford Courant (1764-1985)
  • Baltimore Sun (1837-1985)
  • Boston Globe (1872-1979)
  • Atlanta Constitution (1868-1945)
  • San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922)
  • Detroit Free Press (1831-1922)
  • New York Tribune (1841-1922)
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922)
  • Indianapolis Star (1903-1922)

ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers provides definitive coverage of historical events from the African-American perspective. It reproduces every issue in full-page digital imagesfrom front pages and editorials to political cartoons and advertisements. Choose from the ProQuest interface with powerful search and index capabilities or the graphical interface with extra editorial features. Titles available on either interface include:

  • Chicago Defender (1909-1975)
  • New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)
  • Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)
  • Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)
  • Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)
  • Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)
  • Cleveland Call & Post (1934-1991)
  • Norfolk Journal & Guide (1921-2003)
  • Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)

ProQuest Historical International Newspapers provides definitive coverage of historical events from significant international newspapers dating back to the 18th century. It reproduces every issue in full-page digital imagesfrom front pages and editorials to political cartoons and advertisements. Choose from the ProQuest interface with powerful search and index capabilities or the graphical interface with extra editorial features. Titles available on either interface include:

  • Guardian & Observer (both newspapers) (1791-2003)
  • Irish Times (1859-2008)
  • Scotsman (1817-1950)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Special Packages combine the Historical New York Times with three other historical newspapers of your choice. Choose from our U.S., black, or international historical collections to build the package that fits your curriculum the best.

  • New Subscriber: ProQuest Historical New York Times + any other three titles
  • Current ProQuest Historical New York Times subscriber: add any other three titles

This agreement was not subject to the public bidding process.