Monthly Archives: February 2012

African American history: The 10 African American politicians who have been researched most often

Black History Month got us to wondering which African American politicians have been the most influential in African American history. So, we decided to use Questia, our online research tool with a library of more than 77,000 academic books, to …

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Questia celebrates Steve Jobs’ birthday with free content on influential inventors

Happy birthday to the late Steve Jobs! As a culture, we often take technology for granted and forget the painstaking years that inventors spend creating the machines we use every day. For example, you have Charles Babbage to thank, among …

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Honoring African American Artists during Black History Month

To continue the celebration of Black History Month, we’re opening up the Questia library to share free content on our five favorite African American artists for a whole month. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to check them out at the …

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Presidents Day: Which ten U.S. presidents are researched most frequently?

We all know that President Barack Obama gets the most attention from the media these days, but we were curious to know which of the past U.S. presidents was referenced most frequently. So, in honor of Presidents Day, we  checked …

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Free romance novels online to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air, so we’ve unlocked 10 classic romance novels for free from the Questia website—a taste of Questia’s online research tool with over 77,000 academic books and 4 million journal articles. …

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Top 10 list of Black History Month facts: How many do you already know?

Now well into America’s annual February celebration of Black History Month, we used our trusty online research tool, Questia, to help gather a top 10 list of facts about Black History Month. Some of these facts may be more widely …

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Literature research paper topics and research resources for term papers

When writing a term paper the first step is to decide on a topic from the many possible term paper subjects. When writing a term paper (sometimes called a research paper) that’s on the subject of literature, you can choose …

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How to write a term paper for your target audience: Your professors and peers

Like the conversations you have with people, it’s not just the message that matters, it’s also the audience. Keep that same consideration in mind as you write your term paper and ask yourself “who’s reading this” and “what message do …

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Art history paper: Topics range from art deco to women artists

If art history is the subject for your next term paper, doing research won’t be a challenge but narrowing your scope may take some time. The subject of art history encompasses hundreds of topics. Here are some ideas on how …

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