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A to Z Databases from World Trade Press

Please ask at the circulation desk for the User Name and Password.  The same User Name and Password are used for all A to Z databases.

Click on the corresponding icon below to access the A to Z database you want.



A to Z Maps Online: Perfect for your school report that requires maps! Or for general reference! 
A sampling of their holdings includes political maps, physical maps, climate change maps, historic maps, hurricane maps, earthquake maps, animal and plant species distribution maps, current event maps, topographic maps, and weather maps. It also contains NASA Earth Observatory Maps, NASA Animation Maps, more than 14,000 Google Earth® “skins,” U.S. Geological Survey Maps, U.S. Census Bureau Maps, and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Maps. It even has 14 glossaries on geography, cartography, and more!


A to Z the USA: Perfect for your school report on States!  Or for the U.S. Traveler!
In-depth e-content in 156 data categories with 50+ maps for each state. It has thousands of U.S. state reports and articles ready to download, royalty-free image collections of flags, vintage postcards, panoramic photos, license plates, and much more. Map collections include thousands of modern and antique maps, and dozens of other categories feature data on geography, government, history, and society and culture. Created by a dedicated team of researchers, cartographers, and writers, the database is continually updated.

A to Z World Culture: Perfect for the world traveler, armchair traveler, or for school reports!
The database features more than two million words of relevant culture content on 175 nations and territories, and over 1,500 country maps. Topics include religion, business culture, historical notes, government, stereotypes, holidays and festivals, and women in culture and business. Created by an international team of researchers, cartographers and writers, the database is continually updated.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.