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


Fiction Core Collection (EBSCO)
Provides librarian-recommended titles for a general adult audience.
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


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


Novelist (EBSCO)
Contains reader's advisory aids, such as, author read-alike suggestions, book discussion guides, awards lists, genre lists, and author bibliographies.
Audience: High School & Above


Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (EBSCO)
Provides titles—at 3 recommendation levels—of the most highly-recommended reference and non-fiction books for adults.
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


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