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  • Academic OneFile

    Academic OneFile

    Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.

    The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.

    Academic OneFile

    The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.

    Academic OneFile
  • Biography In Context

    Biography In Context

    Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

    References and multimedia deliver history-spanning coverage of notables.

    Biography In Context

    References and multimedia deliver history-spanning coverage of notables.

    Biography In Context
  • Boston Globe 1980-present

    Boston Globe 1980-present

    Full-text of Boston Globe from 1980-present

    Full-text of Boston Globe from 1980-present

    Boston Globe 1980-present

    Full-text of Boston Globe from 1980-present

    Boston Globe 1980-present
  • Britannica Library

    Britannica Library

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Britannica Library

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Britannica Library
  • Britannica School

    Britannica School

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Britannica School

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more

    Britannica School
  • Britannica: Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8)

    Britannica: Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8)

    K-8 encyclopedia for native speakers and students learning Spanish

    K-8 encyclopedia for native speakers and students learning Spanish

    Britannica: Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8)

    K-8 encyclopedia for native speakers and students learning Spanish

    Britannica: Spanish Edition: Escolar (K-8)
  • Literature Resource Center

    Literature Resource Center

    Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

    Biography, criticism and overviews on 130,000 writers in all disciplines.

    Literature Resource Center

    Biography, criticism and overviews on 130,000 writers in all disciplines.

    Literature Resource Center
  • Educator's Reference Complete

    Educator's Reference Complete

    Educator's Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

    Journal and references cover child development, best practices and more.

    Educator's Reference Complete

    Journal and references cover child development, best practices and more.

    Educator's Reference Complete
  • Expanded Academic ASAP

    Expanded Academic ASAP

    Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

    Scholarly journals and periodicals cross academic disciplines.

    Expanded Academic ASAP

    Scholarly journals and periodicals cross academic disciplines.

    Expanded Academic ASAP
  • General OneFile

    General OneFile

    General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

    Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics

    General OneFile

    Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics

    General OneFile
  • Global Issues In Context

    Global Issues In Context

    Global Issues In Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

    Analyze social, political, economic and other issues from a non-US perspective.

    Global Issues In Context

    Analyze social, political, economic and other issues from a non-US perspective.

    Global Issues In Context
  • Health Reference Center Academic

    Health Reference Center Academic

    Health Reference Center Academic provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

    Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.

    Health Reference Center Academic

    Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition and much more.

    Health Reference Center Academic
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

    Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

    Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Easily access 700+ videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library. Spanish-language videos are available. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

    Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references.

    Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

    Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references.

    Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
  • Kids InfoBits

    Kids InfoBits

    Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.

    Kids InfoBits

    Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.

    Kids InfoBits
  • Newsstand

    Newsstand

    InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

    Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.

    Newsstand

    Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.

    Newsstand
  • Research In Context

    Research In Context

    Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

    An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs

    Research In Context

    An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs

    Research In Context
  • Science In Context

    Science In Context

    Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

    Timely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more.

    Science In Context

    Timely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more.

    Science In Context
  • Small Business Resource Center

    Small Business Resource Center

    Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

    Startups and established businesses alike can access How Tos covering vital questions.

    Small Business Resource Center

    Startups and established businesses alike can access How Tos covering vital questions.

    Small Business Resource Center
  • Student Edition

    Student Edition

    InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

    Supports high school research in core subjects, pop culture, sports and more.

    Student Edition

    Supports high school research in core subjects, pop culture, sports and more.

    Student Edition
  • The New York Times

    The New York Times

    Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).

    Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).

    The New York Times

    Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).

    The New York Times
  • U.S. History Collection

    U.S. History Collection

    U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

    Robust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers.

    U.S. History Collection

    Robust coverage for both novice historians and advanced researchers.

    U.S. History Collection
  • U.S. History In Context

    U.S. History In Context

    U.S. History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

    Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in US History.

    U.S. History In Context

    Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in US History.

    U.S. History In Context
  • World History In Context

    World History In Context

    World History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

    Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in World History.

    World History In Context

    Contextual content on significant people, events and topics in World History.

    World History In Context