ABC Database Access


This website provides direct access to World Trade Press online databases designed for middle- and high-schools.

World Trade Press develops and maintains a wide range of large-scale digital media products, especially in the area of country and world city information. Main topic areas include culture, travel, business, trade, cartography, and foreign language learning.

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Available Products

Each database is an encylopedia of content.



ABC World Culture

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.

ABC Lingo Lite

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.

ABC The USA

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.

ABC Maps Online

A collection of 145,000 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.