Encyclopedia of American Studies.Grolier Online (90 ShermanTurnpike, Danbury, CT 06816; 888-326-6546; go.grolier.com). c2003. Online database. Contact Grolier for price of subscription to various combinations of databases: 888-326-6546 x4. SA
Based on the four-volume print edition, this database offers succinct suc·cinct
adj. suc·cinct·er, suc·cinct·est
1. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse: a succinct reply; a succinct style.
2. , well-researched essays on "history, culture, and the American experience American Experience (sometimes abbreviated AmEx) is a television program airing on the PBS network in the United States. The program airs documentaries about important or interesting events and people in American history, many of which have won impressive for high school and college students." There are 700 or so signed articles, on topics ranging from abolition The destruction, annihilation, abrogation, or extinguishment of anything, but especially things of a permanent nature—such as institutions, usages, or customs, as in the abolition of Slavery.
In U.S. to youth culture. The contributions of various minority groups are acknowledged in a substantial section on ethnicity ethnicity Vox populi Racial status–ie, African American, Asian, Caucasian, Hispanic , race, and religious cultures. Each article is accompanied by a bibliography bibliography. The listing of books is of ancient origin. Lists of clay tablets have been found at Nineveh and elsewhere; the library at Alexandria had subject lists of its books. with brief annotations and a list of annotated Web links; many articles include b/w photos. The home page offers a choice of biographies or a list of articles, and the ability to browse by subject (e.g., periods and eras; gender and family), as well as links to sites on American studies and to U.S. high schools offering courses in American studies. Users can do full-text or article title-only searches by name or subject, and they can access an online dictionary, an atlas, and other Grolier Online resources (e.g., Encyclopedia Americana The Encyclopedia Americana is one of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language (after the Encyclopædia Britannica). As the name suggests, it is produced in the United States and is aimed mainly at the North American market; it is, however, also sold , depending on database combination chosen). Students can also consult Columbia American History Online, which provides e-seminars and primary documents appropriate for advanced high school students and college students. The thoughtful articles make this worthy of consideration in larger school libraries and college libraries as well as public libraries.