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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


APA PsycInfo® (EBSCO)
Contains citations to articles from psychology and behavioral science journals.
Audience: High School & Above


Biography in Context (Gale)
Contains biographical articles from reference books and journals.
Audience: Elementary School & Above


Britannica Academic Edition (Britannica)
A rich combination of the insightful Encyclopedia 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 Escolar Online (Britannica)
This site offers encyclopedic resources in Spanish for students in primary (Primaria) and middle school (Secundaria).
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


Consumer Search (Web)
Contains analysis of and citations to product reviews. Recommends best picks on a wide variety of appliances and other products.
Audience: High School & Above


Courier-Journal (ProQuest)
Contains full-text articles from Louisville's Courier-Journal, covering the years from 2008 to the current year. (For CJ coverage from 1830-2000, please use the Courier-Journal Historical database. For coverage from 2000-2008, use US Newsstream.)
Audience: Elementary School & Above


Explora for Secondary Schools (EBSCO)
Combines encyclopedia and article searching in a single database, geared toward middle and high school students.
Audience: Middle School & Above


FuelEconomy.gov (Web)
Find and compare the gas mileage, greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution ratings of different cars. This site also includes fuel economy guide, ratings, and tips as well as links to gasoline price data in cities across the US.
Audience: High School & Above


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
Contains encyclopedia articles on a broad range of topics.
Audience: Middle School & Above


Kelley Blue Book (Web)
Contains blue book values for new and used cars, motorcycles, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles, as well as, car reviews and ratings.
Audience: High School & Above


Kentucky Encyclopedia (University of Kentucky Press)
Contains encyclopedia articles on a broad range of Kentucky topics: places, people, events, and more.
Audience: Elementary School & Above


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


LibriVox (Web)
Contains public domain books, poetry, and dramatic works read by volunteers.
Audience: Middle School & Above


Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Contains literary criticism, writer biographies, and reference and journal articles on literary topics.
Audience: High School & Above


MEDLINE (EBSCO)
Contains articles on health topics.
Audience: High School & Above


NADA Price Guide (Web)
Contains price values for new and used cars, classic cars, motorcycles/ATVs, snowmobiles, personal watercraft, boats, and recreation vehicles.
Audience: High School & Above


New York Times (ProQuest)
Contains newspaper articles on a comprehensive range of topics.
Audience: Middle School & Above


New York Times Historical (ProQuest)
Contains newspaper articles on a broad range of topics. Includes articles between 1851 and 2008.
Audience: Middle School & Above


Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Provides informed, differing views on today's hottest social issues.
Audience: Middle School & Above


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


Scholastic Go! (Grolier)
Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
Audience: Elementary School & Above


TOPICSearch (EBSCO)
Contains newspaper and magazine articles on current events and popular issues.
Audience: Middle School & Above


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