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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Audience: High School & Above


Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Contains academic articles on a broad range of topics. Highly recommended resource for beginning any research - academic, professional, recreational, or consumer driven.
Audience: High School & Above


Britannica Academic Edition (Britannica)
A rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools
Audience: High School & Above


Britannica Annals of American History (Britannica)
A year-by-year documentary of Amercian thought and action through primary source documents.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


Britannica Library (Britannica)
A premier library resource for all ages to conduct research and complete school assignments, with dedicated sites for Children, Young Adults and a Reference Center for older students.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


Britannica School (Britannica)
For Pre-K through 12 classrooms and libraries.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


Britannica Spanish Reference Center (Britannica)
This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


Britannica World Data Analyst (Britannica)
An interactive research tool, complete with facts and figures, to study and compare the countries of the world.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)
The definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic.
Audience: High School & Above


Children's Core Collection (EBSCO)
Provides librarian-selected titles chosen specifically for readers from preschool through grade five.
Audience: High School & Above


ERIC (EBSCO)
Contains digests of popular educational topics and citations to educational resources.
Audience: High School & Above


Graphic Novels Core Collection (EBSCO)
Provides librarian-recommended titles for all age levels with descriptive and evaluative annotations, cover art, review excerpts and awards the title has won.
Audience: High School & Above


JSTOR (JSTOR)
Contains academic journal articles on a broad range of topics.
Audience: High School & Above


Learning Express Library.com (LearningExpressLibrary.com)
Contains practice exams for academic and career tests (SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, Postal Exam, etc.)
Audience: Middle School & Above


LINCS (National Institute for Literacy)
Contains website links to online resources on adult education and family literacy.
Audience: High School & Above


Middle and Junior High Core Collection (EBSCO)
Selected and recommended by collection development specialists at 3 recommendation levels, listed books encompass a wide variety of topics for youth.
Audience: High School & Above


Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Contains articles from middle school magazines on a broad range of topics and the text of important historical US documents.
Audience: Middle School & Above


Primary Search (EBSCO)
Contains articles from elementary school reference books and magazines on a broad range of topics and the text of important historical US documents.
Audience: Elementary School & Above


Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Contains articles from psychology, anthropology, and behavioral science journals.
Audience: High School & Above


Senior High Core Collection (EBSCO)
Provides a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titles—recommended by collection development specialists—for high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids.
Audience: High School & Above


TumbleBooks (TumbleBooks)
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
Audience: Preschool & Elementary School


TumbleBooks en Español (TumbleBooks)
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
Audience: Preschool & Elementary School


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