Religious views, standpoints and beliefs have been an important part of society and politics for centuries. No matter which sector the specific beliefs — or lack there of — are from, people take great pride and comfort in their religions and deities. As we get ready to honor December’s Spiritual Literacy Month, we at Questia, the premier online research and paper-writing tool for students, have gathered the top five most researched books on spirituality and opened them up for free reading through the month of December! Enjoy!
From the fight against segregation to the pursuit for equal LGBT marriage rights, human rights has come a long way over the years not just in the United States, but throughout the world. In honor of Universal Human Rights Month, we at Questia, the premier online research and paper-writing tool for students, are making the below books on human rights topics free through the month of December. Read more
Visit Questia today and you may notice a difference — a BIG difference. Not only does the homepage have a new look and feel, but the entire site and its contents have been upgraded for an improved research experience. For years, students and researchers have depended on Questia to provide high-quality sources coupled with time-saving organization tools; and now, Questia is even better! Read more
Spotlighting Erich Maria Remarque’s engaging novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, we at Questia, the premier online research and digital library tool for students, are paying homage to five of the most searing novels published in the 20th century. These are anti-war books profiling individuals impacted by their participation in military conflict. To honor these significant contributions, we’ve granted access to reference works and literary analyses on five of history’s most researched anti-war novels for free for the entire month! Read more
Classical music is a critical component of the fine arts, with 16th, 17th and 18th century composers paving the way for today’s modern musicians. To honor these talented artists and their infamous works, we’ve granted access to reference works on five of history’s most researched classical composers for free for the entire month!
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: One of the world’s most recognized musicians, Mozart began to compose at the age of five and went on to create some of history’s most recognized pieces. After serving as the court musician in Salzburg, Mozart traveled to Vienna at the age of 25. Read more
The study of humanities opens you up to a whole world of subjects including art, language and culture. When writing a research paper for your humanities class, the hardest part of your task may be in choosing the focus of your paper from the many possible term paper topics. Here are a few ideas and resources to help you complete your humanities term papers.
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Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary describes the humanities as the study of “branches of learning such as philosophy, arts or languages.” Read more
You’ve probably heard of (or maybe even bought into) the common misconception that obtaining a liberal arts degree will limit your ability to find a job after graduation. Huzzah—you can call your parents with the good news that jobs in fact exist for all majors! All you need to learn is how to articulate the skills you’ve picked up at school, gain knowledge about the job market and recognize what employers seek so you can bust out of the graduation starting gate strong for today’s job market. Read more
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 known than others. Just how much do you know about Black History Month?
Here’s our top 10 list:
- Carter G. Woodson founded Black History Month in 1926 to highlight the often overlooked role that African Americans played in both American and world history. Woodson went on to be the second African American to receive a Harvard degree. He went down in history as famous for his African American quotes which continue to be widely used in speeches. Read more
Are you taking advantage of your free time?
Most of us spend our days scrambling to get everything in. So when school or job breaks offer up a chunk of free time, we can be at a loss for how to fill it. Rather than zoning out until the hours dribble away or filling up the time with busy work, consider these fun – and frugal – alternatives. Read more