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Student Resources inContext: Access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Access hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio.
Science inContext: Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.
Opposing Viewpoints: Feattextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more.
JSTOR: JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Explore a wide range of scholarly content through a powerful research and teaching platform.
Points of View Reference Center: Presents multiple sides of over 400 issues. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
Discovery Education Streaming: Videos curated by subject matter experts into content collections by grade and topic, resources include interactive activities, reading passages, audio clips, skill builders, and writing prompts.
NoveList: Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.
Demographics Now: Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more.
Consumer Reports: Provides clear reviews of commonly purchased products. Consumer Reports uses careful research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to help you inform purchase decisions. Also works to improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.
Art & Architecture Source: Art & Architecture Source is the largest full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands of images.
Project Gutenberg: This site provides access to over 70,000 free eBooks. It includes both fiction and non-fiction books and also provides audio versions of many of the books in its library. The books available through Project Gutenberg are all covered under “fair use” so you can download and print them for free for your own personal use.
Swank Digital Film Streaming: Access to over 200 popular films from home.
Global Issues inContext: International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal.
Academic OneFile: Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources, including videos from BBC Worldwide Learning to thousands of podcasts and transcripts from CNN. It includes more than 11,000 peer-reviewed journals (more than 8,000 in full text), and major reference sets including Gale Encyclopaedia of Science and Encyclopaedia of World Biography.
Literary Reference Center: Includes over 14,000 short stories and 54,000+ poems. Covers information on thousands of authors and their works. Topics include: plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, novels, and author interviews.
Health Source: Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health, and more. Information comes from magazines, books, Clinical Reference System reports, and pamphlets.
Science Reference Center: Contains material from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. More than 4,000 full text, full-length biographies. Includes: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.
Britannica School: Resources including primary sources and references sources in subjects such as people, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.
AutoMate: Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
History Reference Center: Documents, photos, maps, film, and video from leading history journals. Also includes biographies of historical figures.
Learning Library Express:Seven interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests. Click "More" for centers links. Learning centers: High School Equivalency, College Preparation, College, Career Exploration, Adult Learning, School, and Recursos para Hispanohablantes.
explora: Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.
Business Book Summaries: Provides summaries and key takeaways from recently published books about all business topics. This database is useful when trying to stay informed on the latest trends and practices in business.