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Fauquier County Public Library -- Educator Resources: History, Geography and Social Studies

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Educators: History, Geography & Social Studies

General Resources

Local/State/Regional

Civics Education

  • Center for Civic Education - Curriculum resources and a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history
  • Our Courts - Aims to educate the public about the important role that the court system plays in our communities across the country

For Your Students

Introduce your students to these helpful, library e-resources for use in the classroom and at home.

  • Biography In Context (library card required for access) - Browse/search over 600,000+ biographies
  • Britannica Online (library card required for access) - Trusted, age-appropriate reference resource for students of all ages
  • Communications & Mass Media Collection (library card required for access) - Nearly 3 million articles covering the communications field
  • Diversity Studies Collection (library card required for access) - Explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community
  • HeritageQuest Online (library card required for access) - Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources -- rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids
  • Historic Maps of Fauquier County - See maps of Fauquier County in 1876, 1913 and 1932
  • Historical Washington Post Extra - Geared at students, offers an unparalleled online resource for the study of historical events, social and consumer history, economics, literature, technology, and more
  • InfoTrac Religion and Philosophy (library card required for access) - Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives
  • Military and Intelligence Database (library card required for access) - Covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs
  • Psychology Collection (library card required for access) - Access articles covering the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time
  • U.S. History Collection (library card required for access) - Access articles covering the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time
  • War & Terrorism Collection (library card required for access) - Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale
  • World Book Online Reference Center (library card required for access) - Encyclopedia articles, timelines, special reports and related primary sources
  • World History Collection (library card required for access) - Covers events in world history — both current thinking and established scholarly work