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Annals of American HistoryA year-by-year documentary of American thought and action is presented in this unique resource through the speeches, documents, memoirs, poems, and interviews of more than 1,500 contributors.
Britannica Escolar OnlineFor native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. Includes Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school.
Britannica School - MiddleMore challenging content and unique features support students in Grades 6-8. Articles, primary source documents, e-books, maps, and videos help students analyze and evaluate multiple sources of evidence.
Career PreparationPrepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve workplace skills here.
eBooks K-8 CollectionEbooks covering topics such as agriculture, American history, anthropology, education, geography, history of the Americas, language, leisure, literature, recreation, science and technology.
Explora for Middle SchoolsProvides encyclopedia and article searching in a combined interface. It provides easy access to databases designed for students and educators. Databases include: Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, Health Source, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, Teacher Reference Center, Topic Overviews, and TOPICsearch.
Gale in Context: Opposing ViewpointsOpposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. 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.
MasterFILE PremierDesigned specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier contains full text for general reference magazines and publications that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. PDF backfiles are available as far back as 1922 for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post and more.
MAS Ultra - School EditionThis comprehensive database contains full text for top high-school magazines including America's Civil War, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Civil War Times, CollegeXpress Magazine, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, and much more. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). MAS Ultra School Edition also provides full text for more than 159,000 biographies and primary source documents, hundreds of reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia and the CIA World Fact Book), an image collection containing photos, maps, flags and color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Middle Search PlusDesigned for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular middle school magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays. In addition, it includes primary source documents, reference books and a vast image collection.
NoveListNovelist is an electronic readers' advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. In includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.
School CenterThe resources here provide skill-building for classroom and homework success. The school center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
TeenBookCloudTBC is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks (Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, geography, etc.), Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books.
TOPICsearchTeachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom. To support classroom discussion, TOPICsearch contains full text for more than 96,000 articles from diverse content sources. Available via EBSCOhost or the Explora interface for schools and public libraries, TOPICsearch is accessible to students at all ages and will assist in fostering informed conversation and opinions in the classroom. Content includes: biographies, book reviews, government information, periodicals, public opinion polls, and international newspapers.