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Bibliography of Native North Americans (Login required - click here)
    Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 141,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.

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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition (Login required - click here)
    Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.

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Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition (Login required - click here)
    Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

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Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition (Login required - click here)
    Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

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ERIC (Login required - click here)
    ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

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Explora Educator's Edition (Login required - click here)
    The Educator’s Edition of Explora highlights content relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.

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Explora Elementary Student Research: (Login required - click here)
    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: - Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results - Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic - Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research - Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students - Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content - Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English - Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province- specific curriculum standards

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Explora Middle School Student Research (Login required - click here)
    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: - Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results - Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic - Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research - Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students - Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content - Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English - Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province- specific curriculum standards

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Explora Public Library Search: (Login required - click here)
    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: - Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results - Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic - Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research - Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students - Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content - Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English - Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province- specific curriculum standards

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (Login required - click here)
    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Gale Biography In Context (Login required - click here)
    Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of people. Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. Just like all the new revolutionary In Context products, it’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user. In it you’ll find: 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals, 170+ award-winning Gale reference titles, 50,000 new or updated bios added annually in addition to daily updates to account for awards and events, integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content and hundreds of hand-crafted topic pages covering the highest-interest features.

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Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Login required - click here)
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. In addition to the engaging, streamlined interface and media-rich topic pages, the product's unprecedented collection of content and curriculum-focused tools that help students explore issues from all perspectives include: more than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays, 5,000+ topic overviews, more than 300 primary source documents, 300 biographies of social activists and reformers, more than 775 court-case overviews, 5 million periodical articles, and much more.

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GreenFILE (Login required - click here)
    GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

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LearningExpress Library + Computers Skills (Login required - click here)
    LearningExpress Library 3.0 is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help library users -- students and adult learners -- succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (Login required - click here)
    Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (Login required - click here)
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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MasterFILE Premier (Login required - click here)
    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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Middle Search Plus (Login required - click here)
    Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

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Military & Government Collection (Login required - click here)
    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

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Newspaper Source Plus (Login required - click here)
    Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

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Newswires (Login required - click here)
    EBSCO's Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. This content is monitored by EBSCO and relevant results are provided when users enter searches in EBSCOhost. This collection includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests.

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Novelist (Login required - click here)
    Novelist is a powerful reader’s advisory tool that avid readers would be wise to use. Readers can use this database to find Book Reviews, Author Read-A-Likes, Booktalks, Feature Articles, Book Suggestions, Series Information and Book Discussion Guides. Check out this database and find your next favorite read.

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Primary Search (Login required - click here)
    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

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Professional Development Collection (Login required - click here)
    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

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Regional Business News (Login required - click here)
    This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Click here for a complete title list. Click here for more info.

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TOPICsearch (Login required - click here)
    TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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Web News (Login required - click here)
    EBSCO's Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record.

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