Afghanistan Pathfinder, The Other Side of the Sky Project

Databases

 

  • Use the MEL (Michigan E-library) database to learn about genetics.
  • Click on the Mel icon above or type in http://mel.org in your Internet browser.
  • Click on the Teens link found in the table located on the left side.
    • The Teen Gateway Resource page appears.
    • Key Resources appears.  
    • Click onto Expanded Academic ASAP
      This database is geared for AP high school students and college researchers.
    • Click onto the Gale virtual Reference Library link.
      Recommended for the general user.  Includes full text articles. This is a database of encyclopedias.
    • Click onto the General Reference Center Gold.  
      Recommended for the general user.  Mostly full tex articles including sources such as business periodicals, reference books, maps and newspaper articles. 
    • InfoTrac Student Edition is another database found on Mel. 
      This database is recommended for high school.  Mostly full text articles are included.  There are over 1,100 titles, cross searchable with E- books, this database gives access to a variety of maps, newspapers, podcasts, and and reference books on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history and more!

Explore!

Online Encyclopedia

Britannica

 

Websites

Books and Print Resources

Find a sampling of Afghanistan book titles found in Churchill's library listed below:

  • The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan by Gregory Feifer, 2009.  Call number 958.1 F
  • My Forbidden Face: Growing up under the Taliban, A Young Woman's Story by Latifa, 2001.  Call number 958.1 L
  • Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan, edited by Robert D Crews, 2008. Call number 958.1046 C

To find additional books about Afghanistan in our library, go to our online catalog at http://library. Some key words to consider using in the search include:

  • Afghanistan
  • Muslim
  • Taliban
  • Afghanistan women
  • Afghanistan history
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Afghanistan - Politics and government

Note -
Look for the cart of Afghanistan-related books in the Library!