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WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA Reference source containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus thousands more, plus state-of the art multimedia content and editor curated websites.
E-LIBRARY Massive collection of periodical and digital media content, including magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. Editorially created pages for common and unusual research topics.
EXPLORA SECONDARY SCHOOLS Easy to search and browse topics; resources include articles, essays and primary source documents, plus over 60,000 videos from Associated Press.
J-STOR Access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
SUBSCRIPTION SUITES (broken out by subject above and below):
EBSCO HOST Access to the entire suite of EBSCO databases.
FACTS ON FILE Access to the entire suite of Facts on File databases.
PROQUEST Access to the entire suite of Proquest databases.
LANGUAGE ARTS / ENGLISH
BLOOM’S LITERATURE (Facts on File) Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCO) This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time-frames. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works.
CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS Biographical details on modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers, as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century, and authors from around the world whose works have been translated into English or published in the United States.
NOVELIST K-8 (EBSCO) A trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
NOVELIST PLUS (EBSCO) Premier database of reading recommendations; provides intuitive book suggestions for users.
ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES (Facts on File) Assists researchers with understanding today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY (Facts on File) Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.
AMERICAN HISTORY (Facts on File) Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
MODERN WORLD HISTORY (Facts on File) Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (Facts on File) Offers fast access to more than 600 Native American groups and over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.
ANCIENT AMERICAN HISTORY (Facts on File) Presents the full scope of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions.
WORLD GEOGRAPHY AND CULTURE (Facts on File) Facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.
AMERICAN HERITAGE MAGAZINE Search all of American heritage magazine archives from magazine inception to present.
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CIA: THE WORLD FACTBOOK Provides basic intelligence on the history, government, economy, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
POINTS OF VIEW REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCO) Provides rich content from multiple viewpoints that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
SCIENCE ONLINE (Facts on File) Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.
SCIENCE DIRECT Peer reviewed full text articles; access to more than 16 million articles and 39,000 ebooks across all scientific disciplines.
HEALTH REFERENCE CENTER (Facts on File) Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
FERGUSON’S CAREER GUIDANCE CENTER (Facts on FIle) Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 140 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, thousands of resource entries, and more!
CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTER (Facts on File) Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle, high school, and junior college curriculum.
EXPLORA EDUCATOR’S EDITION (EBSCO) The Educator’s Edition of Explora highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.
DATABASES IN SPANISH
REFERENCIA LATINA (EBSCO)
SMALL BUSINESS REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCO) Full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.
LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCO) Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds; includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.
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