WorldAlmanac
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Description:

This database provides a fundamental reference source which includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics.

Coverage
Dates Covered: 1998-Present
Types of Coverage: Index
Source List: Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia
The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac of the U.S.A.
The World Almanac of U.S. Politics
The World Almanac for Kids
Frequency of Updates: Annually
Subjects Covered: American life, people in the news,arts and entertainment, science and technology,computers, sports, economics, taxes, environment, profiles of U.S. states and territories, historical anniversaries, U.S. cities and states, national defense, vital statistics and nations of the world
 
Types of Items: Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.
Number of Items: As of 5/5/07: over 35,000 records
Source
Vendor: FirstSearch http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/
Publisher: World Almanac Education Group http://www.worldalmanac.com/index-m.htm
Other Information
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Off-Campus: http://navigator-sru.passhe.edu/login?url=http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/FSIP
Related Resources: WDI
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