Product Update: In Context

See what’s new with some of your favorite In Context databases. With new articles, videos and learning portals, students and classrooms will have even more information to access and use in their research projects and daily classroom learning,

Here is what you’ll find:

Biography In Context

  • A new topic spotlight went live on the homepage honoring legendary blues musician B.B. King who, who passed away May 14, 2015

Science In Context

  • 20 portal pageshave been updated; this includes updated hepatitis entries and a new entry on the Nepal earthquake. Updated portal pages include:
    • Alternative and Renewable Energy
    • Biofuels
    • Brain
    • Earthquakes
    • Extreme Weather
    • Hybrid Vehicles
    • Nuclear Engineering
    • Respiratory System

U.S. History in Context

  • 2 new portal pageshave been added:
    • Billie Holiday
    • Jonas Salk
  • A new homepage video appears: John F. Kennedy’s Ich bin ein Berliner speech (June 26, 1963)
  • Portals featured on the homepage have been updated to highlight June anniversaries and commemorations. For example, the following people are featured under the Biographies category:
  • Helen Keller (birth date June 27, 1880)
  • Marilyn Monroe (birth date June 1, 1926)
  • Ronald Reagan (death date June 5, 2004)

World History in Context.

  • 2 new portal pages have been added:
  • Red Cross
  • Sri Lanka
  • A new homepage video appears: D-day as Reported by the BBC (June 6, 1944)
  • Portals featured on the homepage have been updated to highlight June anniversaries and commemorations. For example, Charles Dickens is featured under the Biographies category since he died June 9, 1870.

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