ABC World Culture

ABC World CultureTM

The world’s most comprehensive collection of country culture articles for 175 countries. Topics include greetings and courtesies, gift giving, education, famous people, holidays, superstitions and folklore, history, media, women in culture, national cuisine, recipes, sports, stereotypes, maps, flags, religion, and more.

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ABC World Food

ABC World FoodTM

The world’s largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries. This proprietary database includes 884 food culture articles, 6500 traditional recipes, 545 ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes. Lavishly illustrated with 14,000 photos.

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ABC Food America

ABC Food AmericaTM

Providing 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more. ABC Food America is the world's largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. It features content and information found nowhere else combined with beautiful graphics and illustrations.

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A large-scale encyclopedia of US state and country information. State information is arranged into 103 editorial and image datasets for each state. Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.

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ABC Maps Online

ABC Maps OnlineTM

A collection of 75,000 royalty-free maps that students and teachers can download and print. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps. Also included are visual glossaries, geography games, extensive flag images, and teaching tools.

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Learn basic vocabulary in 30 languages from native speakers. Each vocabulary entry includes a color photo, a native speaker video, and the word or term in the local language and your native language. Users can change the interface language (also 30 languages) at the click of a button.

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ABC Database Access

Register Our School

To register your institution for your free, no-strings-attached access to this suite of databases through at least September 15th, please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the following form fields. Please note that all fields are required.
  2. Upon completion, you will receive an email with your unique access url.
  3. Add your unique url to your school's website or include your unique url in an email communication to staff and students.