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Global Issues in Context button Global Issues in Context
Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
Powerspeak Languages button  Powerspeak Languages
The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.
Rocket Languages button  Rocket Languages
Learn a language on your own terms and in your own time. You will be speaking and improving your language skills with every lesson by taking part in the modern, everyday conversations that make up Rocket Language's Interactive Audio Courses.
World Book Online button World Book Online
Access to 5 complete databases for multiple research levels. Articles can be accessed on smartphones and tablets and includes access to illustrations, maps, audio files, videos, eBooks, and primary source documents.

 

Non-Library Websites

 Orange arrow pointing right AZ Central Movies
Movie reviews, trailers, and showtimes for Arizona movie theaters.
 Orange arrow pointing right Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
The Oscars and other film awards. Browse the cinema archive and press release photos. Excellent resource for Cinema Art History.
 Orange arrow pointing right Antiques Roadshow
From the hit PBS series. Get tips, information, and resources, along with stories and followups from the show.
 Orange arrow pointing right Arizona Science Center
The museum features more than 300 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art planetarium, a five-story giant-screen theater, live demonstrations, traveling exhibitions, and exciting science programs for people of all ages.
 Orange arrow pointing right Arizona Theatre Company
The leading professional theatre in Arizona and the only resident company in the United States with a two-city operation. Each season reflects the rich variety of world drama—from classics to contemporary plays, from musicals to new works—along with a wide array of outreach programs, educational opportunities, access initiatives and new play programs.
 Orange arrow pointing right Art History Network
One stop resource for Art History, Archaeology and Architecture resources on the web.
Orange arrow pointing right  Art History Resources on the Web
Art History across cultures and time from around the world (from ancient to modern). Includes links to museums and galleries in countries from across the globe.
 Orange arrow pointing right Artcyclopedia
Over 125,000 pieces of art are indexed on this site. Search for Artists by Name, Artworks by Title or by Art Museum. Contains a comprehensive directory of female artists and artists of different nationalities.
 Orange arrow pointing right Billboard
Features an extensive array of searchable, playable charts, breaking music news, artist interviews and exclusives, news, video, and more.
Orange arrow pointing right Heard Museum
One of the nation's premier museums devoted to Native American cultures. In addition to historical exhibits, a huge kachina doll collection, and an excellent museum store, there are annual exhibits of contemporary Native American art as well as dance performances and demonstrations of traditional skills.
 Orange arrow pointing right Internet Broadway Database
IBDB (Internet Broadway Database) archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today.
 Orange arrow pointing right Internet Movie Database
Locate movie and TV news including movie show times. Locate movies, people, characters, quotes, plots, and bios using the search engine.
 Orange arrow pointing right Kovels
The go-to source for antiques and collectibles since 1953.
 Orange arrow pointing right Lowell Observatory
A private, non-profit research institution founded in 1894 by Percival Lowell spanning 180 acres of Coconino National Forest and hosting several telescopes and the Navy Precision Optical Interferometer.
 Orange arrow pointing right Museums Around the World
A comprehensive list of museums from around the world. Museums are categorized by country/continent.
 Orange arrow pointing right Phoenix Art Museum
Since 1959, The Phoenix Art Museum has been the home of an outstanding collection of more than 18,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. The Phoenix Art Museum presents festivals, live performances, independent art films, and educational programs for people of all ages.
Orange arrow pointing right  Smithsonian Institute
Explore Art and Design, History and Culture, or Science and Technology. Includes links to all 19 of the Smithsonian museums, galleries, zoo, and research parks as well as a compendium for children and teachers. Useful for art education and entertainment.

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