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Library Research Databases

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Advanced Placement by EBSCO

Description: EBSCO ADVANCED PLACEMENT SOURCE™-is designed to meet the extensive needs of high school students enrolled in various AP courses. 
 
 

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Archives Unbound by Gale Group

Description: Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students. 
 
 

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Biography in Context by Gale Group

Description: Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. 
 
 

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CultureGrams by ProQuest

Description: ProQuest® CultureGrams™ is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. 
 
 

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EasyBib by Imagine Easy

Description: EasyBib provides students with the tools to enhance critical thinking skills and research habits, learn how to prevent plagiarism, and improve information literacy. EasyBib School Ed. comes with Notebook, a tool that lets students organize notes, build outlines, and link their ideas, evidence, and sources together. 
 
 

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eLibrary Curriculum Edition by ProQuest

Description: ProQuest® eLibrary Curriculum Edition is the perfect resource for delivering full-text & multimedia reference essentials. More than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, pictures, multimedia (audio/video) files and educator reviewed Websites. 
 
 

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ELL by EBSCO

Description: This multi-purpose information resource is designed for middle and high school students and anyone that is new to the English language. 
 
 

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Encyclopaedia Britannica by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

Description: ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA is an encyclopedia database providing access to articles and related web sites, and includes a world atlas and a dictionary. 
 
 

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ERIC by Institute of Educational Sciences

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Gale Database List - Descriptions by Gale Group

Description: The Gale databases are cross-searchable by going to the following link and selecting the databases you wish to search using a Power Search. 
 
 

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Gale Power Search by Gale

Description: This power search allows you to search ALL the GALE databases with ONE click! 
 
 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library by Gale Group

Description: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). 
 
 

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Global Issues In Context by Gale Group

Description: Global Issues in Context offers 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, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, 
 
 

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Health & Wellness Resource Center Including Alt Health by Gale Group

Description: Gale's comprehensive consumer health resource, provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. Designed for researchers at all levels, its intuitive interface provides multiple pathways to information. New periodical and newspaper articles are added daily. 
 
 

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Image Quest Online by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

Description: Access approximately three million rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world. 
 
 

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NoveList by EBSCO

Description: EBSCO NOVELIST provides an online fiction guide, readers can use a favorite author or title as a template to locate similar authors and titles of interest. 
 
 

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Opposing Viewpoints In Context by Gale Group

Description: Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 

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Professional Development by Gale Group

Description: Professional Collection provides access to academic journals and other reference content for educators. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional educator or user interested in professional development. Note: Click on SIGN IN and create a LOG IN account to save articles. 
 
 

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Science In Context by Gale Group

Description: Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 

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SIRS Issues Researcher by ProQuest

Description: More than 300 key social issues are covered in-depth using best-of information compiled from thousands of global full-text and multimedia sources. SIRS Researcher “Leading Issues” format helps users pick a topic and understand its origins, related issues, global perspectives, and essential questions under debate. And, new research tools, like note organizers, social bookmarking, and media streams, help users easily create and collaborate. 
 
 

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Student Resources In Context by Gale Group

Description: Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 

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U.S. History In Context by Gale Group

Description: U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 

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World Book by World Book, Inc.

Description: Primary source documents and eBooks fully integrated with encyclopedia content plus timelines, citation builder, and saved research. 
 
 

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World History In Context by Gale Group

Description: World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 

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