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Online Databases

Online Databases and Resources is part of the 505 co-ser offering schools a collection of online subscriptions to a wide range of electronic instructional resources.  The benefits of consortium purchasing, training and providing in school and remote access to evaluated curriculum databases are part of this service. The databases available covers magazines, professional journals, newspapers, electronic encyclopedias, curriculum specific databases and other online resources.
ONC BOCES SLS staff is dedicated to providing a superior level of support of educators and students. Our goals are provide affordable online database subscriptions and ensure your users optimum access to your Online Databases.

Available Databases

Explore the online databases offered through the 505 CoSer on the left-hand sidebar. If you wish to order databases, please contact us. If there are databases not list that you wish to purchase, contact us for assistance.

NOVLENY, SLS, SCRLC Databases accessible for all libraries.

Staff

Coordinator of SLS - Eileen Coryat
(607) 286-7715 ext. 2702

Library Technology Specialist - Vacant
(607) 286-7715

Brain Pop

BrainPOP Jr. Award-winning, animated educational resource, aligned to standards for Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Covers Science, Reading & Writing, Math, Technology, Health, Social Studies, and the Arts, with fun games, quizzes, and activities. Subscription also includes GameUP, Make-a-Map, and acees to My BrainPOP! (www.jr.brainpop.com)
BrainPOP Espanol & Francais Award-winning, animated educational resources covering Science, Reading & Writing, Math, Health, Social Studies, Arts & Technology in Spanish and French (www.esp.brainpop.com, www.fr.brainpop.com)
BrainPOP Award-winning, animated educational resource, including hundreds of standards-aligned animated topics. Covers Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology for grades 3 through 12. Subscription also includes GameUP, Make-a-Map, and acees to My BrainPOP! (www.brainpop.com)
BrainPOP ESL Innovative and award-winning ESL program (in English), based on animated movies and interactive features. BrainPOP ESL incorporates listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and is suitable for non-native speakers of English. (www.esl.brainpop.com)

Capstone

CI Nonfiction Library Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription Nonfiction Library, 600 Titles in nonfiction. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
PebbleGo Social Studies PebbleGo Social Studies, for grades K-3, features 150 articles that introduce young researchers to the world around them. Twelve different categories including: Long Ago and Today, Families, and Maps make a diverse array of topics easy to find. Leveled text, educational games, lesson plans and videos support educational research concepts for your youngest researchers. www.pebblego.com
Bundle "C": Any THREE PebbleGo Modules Choose THREE PebbleGo Modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
PebbleGo Dinosaurs PebbleGo Dinosaurs, for grades K-2, features 125 articles for students to explore their favorite prehistoric animals. Dinosaurs are categorized as Beaked, Long Necks, or Bird-Like. www.pebblego.com
Bundle "B": Any TWO PebbleGo Modules Choose TWO PebbleGo Modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
CI K-6 Curated Sampler Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription, 500 Titles, 40% Fiction, 60% Nonfiction, and 50 Spanish titles. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
Bundle One: PebbleGo Next Choose ONE PebbleGo Next Module: States & American Indian Studies, Science, Social Studies www.pebblegonext.com
CI Grade PreK-2 Comprehensive Collection Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription for grades PreK-2, 1500 Titles, 40% Fiction, 60 Nonfiction. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
CI Grade 3-6 Comprehensive Collection Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription for grades 3-6, 1900 Titles, 35% Fiction, 65% Nonfiction. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
CI Striving Reader Library Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription for Striving Readers, 400 Titles, 40% Fiction, 60% Nonfiction, grade level interest, low reading level. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
pivotEd pivotEd harnesses Capstone's content and pairs it with technologies so educators in 1:1 and blended learning environments can connect directly with students. Teachers leverage readily available interactive lessons. www.pivoted.com. Contact Capstone Rep for demo.
Bundle Three: PebbleGo Next Choose Three PebbleGo Next Module: States & American Indian Studies, Science, Social Studies. www.pebblegonext.com
myON Reader myON reader’s three key assessments have been embedded to easily track, measure and forecast student reading growth. myON includes a variety of reporting options. Grades K-12. www.myon.com
Bundle "A": Any ONE PebbleGo Module Choose ONE PebbleGo Module: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
PebbleGo Science PebbleGo Earth & Space will be renamed PebbleGo Science and updated with additional articles in fall 2014. PebbleGo Science, for grades K-3, includes concepts like weather, seasons, Earth science, and space. PebbleGo Science is correlated with state and national standards, including Next Generation Science Standards. Leveled text, educational games, lesson plans and videos support educational research concepts for your youngest researchers. www.pebblego.com
PebbleGo Next States & American Indian Studies PebbleGo Next State & American Indian Studies, for grades 3-6, will include articles on all 50 states, plus D.C. and Puerto Rico. Articles will explore geography, food, language, history and timelines. Tools to develop research skills such as the ability to cite your source and report format downloadables. www.pebblegonext.com
Bundle "E": Any Five PebbleGo Modules Choose FIVE PebbleGo Modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
PebbleGo Next Science PebbleGo Next Science, for grades 3-5, will include articles more than 150 articles that correlate to Next Generation Science Standards. Tools to develop research skills such as reach report template, a project or activity related to the topic and critical thinking questions. www.pebblegonext.com
Bundle "D": Any FOUR PebbleGO Modules Choose FOUR PebbleGo Modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
Bundle Two: PebbleGo Next Choose Two PebbleGo Next Module: States & American Indian Studies, Science, Social Studies. www.pebblegonext.com
PebbleGo Biographies PebbleGo Biographies help K-3 students learn more about current and historical figures that have influenced the United States. Articles include all U.S. presidents, and important inventors, explorers, African American, Hispanic American, women and more! A timeline is included with each subject. Leveled text, educational games, lesson plans and videos support educational research concepts for your youngest researchers. www.pebblego.com
Bundle "F": Any SIX PebbleGo Modules Choose SIX PebbleGo Modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales (Spanish version-Animals) www.pebblego.com
CI Spanish Library Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription in Spanish, 300 Titles, 50% Fiction, 50% Nonfiction, K-3 Reading Level. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
PebbleGo Animales PebbleGo Animales, Spanish Animals version, is a database designed for K-2 researchers. It features hundreds of articles that support animal classification, behavior, and habitat lessons. www.pebblego.com
CI High Interest Library Capstone Interactive eBook Subscription with High Interest titles, 900 Titles, 55% Fiction, 45% Nonfiction, high interest topics, on reading level. www.mycapstonelibrary.com
PebbleGo Animals PebbleGo Animals is a database designed specifically for K-2 emergent readers and researchers. It features hundreds of articles that support animal classification, behavior, and habitat lessons. PebbleGo Animals is correlated to life science standards, and contains animal audio and video, carefully leveled text, educational games, and innovative read-aloud capabilities. www.pebblego.com
PebbleGo Next Social Studies PebbleGo Social Studies, for grades 3-5, will include articles more than 150 articles that correlate to Social Studies Standards. Launching in Fall 2017. www.pebblegonext.com

Insects and Spiders of the World 9780761498582 Digital Database - Creates a fascinating journey of discovery, both around the globe and around the backyard, into the world of insects, spiders and arthropods
Birds of the World 9780761498551 Digital Database - Looks at the diversity, populations, ecosystems, behavior, reproduction, heredity and anatomy of birds around the globe
Gods, Goddesses and Mythology 9780761498476 Digital Database - Explores prehistoric and classical gods and goddesses as well as contemporary myths found in literature and popular culture
Reptiles and Amphibians 9780761498223 Digital Database - Covers a range of representative reptile and amphibian species in depth and makes science accessible to students and the general reader
World & Its Peoples: The Americas 9780761498469 Digital Database - Provides full coverage of the geography, government, history, economy, culture and daily life of 39 countries and territories, plus 18 smaller islands of the Caribbean region
Ancient and Medieval World 9780761498612 Digital Database - Examines world history from the emergence of the earliest humans about two million years ago through the end of the Middle Ages
LIfe Sciences 9780761498001 Digital Databases - Includes coverage of life science topics such as agriculture, anatomy, biochemistry, biology, genetics, medicine and molecular biology
Ancient and Medieval World 9780761498612 Digital Database - Examines world history from the emergence of the earliest humans about two million years ago through the end of the Middle Ages
Animal and Plant Anatomy 9780761498667 Digital Database - Provides a unique presentation of the anatomy and physiology of a comprehensive range of life-forms
Civil War 9780761498834 Digital Database - Details the key individuals and battles of the American Civil War, as well as the social, economic, technical and political background of the conflict
Inventors and Inventions 9780761498735 Digital Database - Offers a wide-ranging exploration of inventions and provides a vividly illustrated account of their creators
Peoples of Western Asia 9780761498131 Digital Database - Provides a comprehensive examination of the peoples of Western Asia, including their ancestors, their foods, family life, festivals, music, dance, crafts and sports
Great American Writers 9780761498759 Digital Database - Introduces readers to the lives and works of nearly one hundred of the most talented North American writers of the present and the past
Exploring Mammals 9780761498421 Digital Database - Employs high-quality photographs and lively drawings to introduce the behaviors and life cycles of more than 90 mammals
Supreme Court Milestones 9780761498308 Digital Database - Discusses some of the most momentous cases in the history of the United States Supreme Court
Ancient and Medieval World 9780761498612 Digital Database - Examines world history from the emergence of the earliest humans about two million years ago through the end of the Middle Ages
Exploring Earth and Space Science 9780761498353 Digital Database - Features information on the fields of astronomy, physics, geography, geology and more
Peoples of Europe 9780761498155 Digital Database - Provides a comprehensive examination of the peoples of Europe, including their ancestors, their foods, family life, festivals, music, dance, crafts and sports
Family Health 9780761498070 Digital Database - Offers quick access to key information on all aspects of family health care
Exploring American History 9780761498742 Digital Database - Details the emergence and growth of the young American nation, from its colonial beginnings through to Reconstruction after the Civil War
Drugs and Society 9780761498674 Digital Database - Examines a wide range of issues concerning addiction, treatment and the societal impact of drug abuse
America in the 20th Century 9780761498599 Digital Database - Charts the decade-by-decade progress of the United States through the volatile twentieth centure
Renaissance and Reformation 9780761498285 Digital Database - Provides a sweeping but detailed look at the people, events and achievements of these critical periods in European and world history (from 1300 to 1700)
Exploring Ancient Civilizations 9780761498162 Digital Database - Covers the period from approximately 6500 BCE to 500 CE and brings to life a fascinating range of ancient civilizations
Open For Debate 9780761498704 Digital Database - Explores the past, present and future of many social policy topics that are alwlays subject to debate, sheddin glight on the pros and cons of each
International Wildlife 9780761498209 Digital Database - Focuses on the physical featuares and lifestyles of species from every branch of the animal family with special attention given throughout to taxonomic relations
World War II 9780761498698 Digital Database - Provides a telling account of the Second World War, the seminal event of the twentieth century, and features numerous archival photographs and detailed maps
Wildlife and Plants of the World 9780761498414 Digital Database - Incorporates coverage of common, everyday plant and animal species with lesser-known exotic species from around the world
America in the 20th Century 9780761498599 Digital Database - Charts the decade-by-decade progress of the United States through the volatile twentieth centure
Exploring Technology 9780761498360 Digital Database - Provides a one-stop, easily accessible examination of the history of innovation and invention as well as important breakthroughs in technology
How It Works 9780761498056 Digital Database - Offers students and general readers authoritative, comprehensive coverage of science and technology and how things really work
Birds of the World 9780761498551 Digital Database - Looks at the diversity, populations, ecosystems, behavior, reproduction, heredity and anatomy of birds around the globe
World & Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia 9780761498322 Digital Database - Covers the geography, government, history, economy, culture and daily life of 22 countries and five territories in eastern and southern Asia
Growing Up With Science 9780761498025 Digital Database - Provides young readers with valuable information in all branches of the middle school science curriculum
Exploring the Middle Ages 9780761498179 Digital Database - Covers one thousand years of history (from 500 to 1500), not only in Europe but around the world
The Elements 9780761498339 Digital Database - Discusses the origin, discovery, special characteristics and importance of the 117 known elements, from aluminum to zirconium
Animal and Plant Anatomy 9780761498667 Digital Database - Provides a unique presentation of the anatomy and physiology of a comprehensive range of life-forms
Popular Contemporary Writers 9780761498773 Digital Database - Explores the lives and works of nearly one hundred of the world's most-read popular writers of the present and recent past
Economic Literacy and Personal Finance 9780761498780 Digital Database - Helps users to understand economic matters, both personal and global, and to prepare for the financial realities of today and tomorrow
World & Its Peoples: Europe 9780761498650 Digital Database - Discusses the geography, government, history, economy and culture of 51 countries and territories on the European continent
Technology and Applied Sciences 9780761498018 Digital Database - Focuses on technology and applied sciences in support of the science classroom curriculum
Animal and Plant Anatomy 9780761498667 Digital Database - Provides a unique presentation of the anatomy and physiology of a comprehensive range of life-forms
Sex and Society 9780761498643 Digital Database - Looks at sex in today's society and examines topics as diverse as relationships, parenting, social and cultural issues, health and making smart personal choices
Aquatic World 9780761498216 Digital Database - Offers valuable research opportunities on the anatomy and classification of aquatic species as well as detailed information about aquatic habitats
World War I 9780761498681 Digital Database - Explores the conflice proclaimed by some to be "the war to end all wars" including the events leading up to the conflice, the course of the war, and its social and economic aftermath
Peoples of Eastern Asia, Australasia and the Pacific 9780761498124 Digital Database - Provides a comprehensive examination of the peoples of Eastern Asia, including their ancestors, their foods, family life, festivals, music, dance, crafts and sports
Colonial America 9780761498827 Digital Database - Charts the birth of a nation from the first colonies, to the fight for independence, and on to the creation and ratification of the constitution to govern the new nation
Health Encyclopedia 9780761498629 Digital Database - Assists young people looking for information to help make the right decisions about their health and lifestyle
World & Its Peoples: Sub-Saharan Africa, Australasia and the Pacific 9780761498803 Digital Database - Examines the geography, government, history, economy and culture of more than 70 countries, dependencies and states of Sub-Saharan Africa and the nations of the vast Indian and Pacific ocean regions
The Old West 9780761498391 Digital Database - Examines the people, history and customs of the American West, while also looking at the lore of the West represented in modern popular culture
Great World Writers 9780761498766 Digital Database - Examines the lives and works of nearly one hundred of the most influential international writers of the modern era
Exploring American History 9780761498742 Digital Database - Details the emergence and growth of the young American nation, from its colonial beginnings through to Reconstruction after the Civil War
Aquatic World 9780761498216 Digital Database - Offers valuable research opportunities on the anatomy and classification of aquatic species as well as detailed information about aquatic habitats
Peoples of the Americas 9780761498117 Digital Database - Provides a comprehensive examination of the proples of North and South America, including their ancestors, their foods, family life, festivals, music, dance, crafts and sports
Ancient and Medieval World 9780761498612 Digital Database - Examines world history from the emergence of the earliest humans about two million years ago through the end of the Middle Ages
America in the 20th Century 9780761498599 Digital Database - Charts the decade-by-decade progress of the United States through the volatile twentieth centure
Earth and Physical Sciences 9780761498049 Digital Database - Provides essential information about chemistry, physics, and earth and space science for student researchers
America in the 20th Century 9780761498599 Digital Database - Charts the decade-by-decade progress of the United States through the volatile twentieth centure
America in the 20th Century 9780761498599 Digital Database - Charts the decade-by-decade progress of the United States through the volatile twentieth centure
Exploring Life Science 9780761498346 Digital Database - Examines topics that are relevant to life science in the twenty-first century and does so in a readily accessible and highly visual manner
World & Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia 9780761498322 Digital Database - Covers the geography, government, history, economy, culture and daily life of 22 countries and five territories in eastern and southern Asia
Man, Myth and Magic 9780761498841 Digital Database - This comprehensive digital resource covers religion, mythology and the unknown, and provides up-to-date information on rites, customs and beliefs of ancient and modern cultures and societies
Peoples of Africa 9780761498100 Digital Database - Provides a comprehensive examination of the peoples of Africa, including their ancestors, their foods, family life, festivals, music, dance, crafts and sports
Muslim World 9780761498818 Digital Database - Provides a rich and balanced view of all aspects of the Islamic religion and its varied manifestations through time and around the world
Birds of the World 9780761498551 Digital Database - Looks at the diversity, populations, ecosystems, behavior, reproduction, heredity and anatomy of birds around the globe
Explorers and Exploration 9780761498186 Digital Database - Profiles the many explorers who opened up new territories and offers historical, geographical and motivational perspectives on their accomplishments
Birds of the World 9780761498551 Digital Database - Looks at the diversity, populations, ecosystems, behavior, reproduction, heredity and anatomy of birds around the globe
It's My State 9781502603487 Digital Database - A definitive research digital resource containing comprehensive coverage of each state's history, people, geography, economy, government and more. Explore all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico
World & Its Peoples: Middle East, Western Asia and Northern Africa 9780761498315 Digital Database - Covers the geography, government, history, economy and culture of 37 countries and territories in the Middle East, Western Asia and Northern Africa
Diseases and Disorders 9780761498728 Digital Database - Details more than 250 infectious diseases, mental disorders and noninfectious diseases and disorders
Aquatic World 9780761498216 Digital Database - Offers valuable research opportunities on the anatomy and classification of aquatic species as well as detailed information about aquatic habitats
Facts About Drugs 9780761498094 Digital Database - Provides young adults with the basic facts and gritty details of drugs and drug use
Animal and Plant Anatomy 9780761498667 Digital Database - Provides a unique presentation of the anatomy and physiology of a comprehensive range of life-forms
Food and Nutrition 9780761498568 Digital Database - Helps young people make healthful and safe personal choices about all aspects of food and nutrition
Habitats of the World 9780761498438 Digital Database - Offers an inspirational account of the world's land, freshwater, marine and human habitats
Expanded Academic ASAP

Specifically created for research across all academic disciplines, Expanded Academic ASAP offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration – from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies. Although smaller than Academic OneFile, the scope and depth of coverage in Expanded Academic ASAP will satisfy the research needs of students, faculty and graduate researchers who depend on your library for answers.

Dictionary of Literary Biography
Available as renewal only.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Title List:http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/govic.xls Immigration. Climate change. Oil drilling. Jobs. Headline-grabbing issues and enduring controversies attract learners from high school and college to the business world and beyond. Based on the popular Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Opposing Viewpoints in Context answers the call for a better way to explore the most debated topics. This next-generation portal, part of an exciting new lineup of online resources, delivers a range of perspectives on important issues.

UXL Online Select

UXL Online Select UXL Online is a collection of curriculum-driven references for appropriate for secondary students of middle grades and high school as well as the general reader. The collection of 81 titles are available online. UXL favorites such as Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, UXL Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource and Checks and Balances join new titles including World Religions Reference Library, Middle East Conflict Reference Library, Elizabethan World Reference Library, Alternative Energy, UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances and many more! UXL®'s titles are concentrated in five major curriculum areas: science and medicine; history and social sciences; nation and world; multicultural studies; and a catchall of arts and performing arts, sports, careers and other topics students find interesting.

ChiltonLibrary.com

An online tune-up for your library's car care collection -- ChiltonLibrary.com Current vehicle coverage begins in 1929, having selective make and model coverage from 1929-1934. Most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles are covered from 1945 forward. Repair information for 2008 makes and models is under development and will be posted to the database soon. ChiltonLibrary.com provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.

Questia High School & Achieve Bundle

Questia High School Users of Questia High School have 24/7 access to this online collection of 14,000+ copyrighted books, digitized from cover to cover to include full text, and ranked by Lexile level. Each subscriber logs in with an individual user name and password for access to his/her personal workspace that includes research tools for advanced searching, book marking, highlighting in six colors, note-taking, and automatic citation and bibliography generation. The American Heritage Dictionary, a thesaurus, and World Encyclopedia are also included. Questia Achieve This is an add-on component to Questia High School that is highly recommended for all high school students, especially those in advanced curriculum studies. Accessible from the same interface as Questia High School, subscribing to Questia Achieve provides an additional 9,000 copyrighted books in full text, as well as nearly two million magazine, newspaper, and journal articles. Materials in Questia Achieve are ranked at a higher Lexile level. Questia High School and Achieve are in wide use by schools offering International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses. Classes that will gain the most benefit from Questia High School and Achieve include: English, Economics, Social Studies, History of the Americas, World History, Theory of Knowledge, Psychology, Art, Social Anthropology, and Geography.

Discovering Collection

The Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on curriculum standards. Covering the major subject areas, including history, literature, science and social studies, Discovery Collection provides a premium selection of reference, primary documents and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips.

Questia Professional Collection (Standalone)

A standalone component to Questia High School, this collection of over 4,000 fully digitized, copyrighted books is specifically for educators participating in staff development programs, pursing Masters or Ph Ds, or simply researching any aspect of learning, teaching, or school administration. This collection includes titles from publishers like ASCD, Jossey-Bass, and Perseus.

(GREENR) Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources

http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/greenr.xls GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is a new, authoritative online resource that focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. GREENR allows users to navigate issue, organization and country portals. A one-stop site, this resource provides news, video, primary source documents and more in highly accessible research areas covering relevant categories such as energy systems, healthcare, food and others. Researchers view content in a way that resembles the Web, allowing them to easily browse to find answers.

InfoTrac Custom Journals

Info Trac Custom Journals (per 100 titles) Gale customers know that our periodical collection is among the largest online collections of current, full-text periodicals available, featuring more than 17,000 titles in all. Many customers, however, may want additional control over their database. In response, Gale developed Custom Journals, an optional suite of features to enhance periodical subscriptions. With Custom Journals, librarians have the ability to customize their subscription in a number of useful ways. For example, they have the freedom to select the journals that are appropriate for their library as well as manipulate the search interface and search functionality. These enhancements are perfect for libraries serving populations with unique, discipline-specific reference needs.

For Students Online

For Students Online, a literary reference collection for secondary students and general readers, automatically combines the full eBook backfile of such student favorites as Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students, Nonfiction Classics for Students and Drama for Students with new volumes from these series and access to several exciting, new products like Literary Newsmakers for Students, Literary Themes for Students and Shakespeare for Students, 2nd edition. NEW in 2010! Literature to Film Entries in Novels for Students and Drama for Students! Each new volume contains two film study entries about film adaptations of commonly studied works. Entries compare and contrast the film and work, provide film criticism and highlight film technique.

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors® Online offers your students and patrons continuous access to current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern authors, while eliminating your need for product storage. Each Contemporary Authors® Online entry contains the most complete and up-to-date entry, accessible through an easy-to-use interface with a variety of search paths to help you locate the information you need quickly and efficiently. You can easily search for an author by name, title of work, subject/genre, nationality, date and place of birth, honors, awards and much more.

Testing and Education Reference Center

Testing and Education Reference Center Powered by Peterson's and brought to you by Gale, the Testing & Education Reference Center helps users prepare for higher education and the work world in a variety of ways. This detailed database includes information on private high schools, undergraduate and graduate programs and executive education programs, searchable by location, major, tuition, sports and more. Also features interactive online practice tests for preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests.

Books and Authors

Books & Authors is specially designed to complement the browsing habits of today's Web user, integrating easy-to-follow menus that allow users to broaden and narrow their searches according to author, title, series, awards and other criteria. An "if you like" search connects readers to themes and genres that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. At the same time, its meticulously edited database — developed by a team of genre experts – delivers up-to-date, reliable information not found in the random and unverified results of the Web. It's a "best of both worlds" arrangement that combines the depth of Gale expertise in literature with the Internet's unique capacity to create, build and foster communities of readers. Readers can use Books & Authors to enhance the experience of the book they are reading; dig deeper into its themes and origins; or learn how the author's life and times contributed to the work. Ideal for reading groups and book clubs, Books & Authors is also a valuable reference source for public libraries that serve everyone from students and professionals to the casual reader.

Professional Collection

Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24 hour access from school or home. The Professional Collection offers balanced coverage for any professional educator: Arts and Humanities Child and Adolescent Psychology and Development Drug and Alcohol Abuse Health/Nutrition/Fitness Learning Disabilities Literature School Law Science and Technology Social Sciences Sports/Athletic Training .

InfoTrac Student Edition

InfoTrac Student Edition http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/sc3020.xls InfoTrac Student Edition is designed to handle student requests and delivers results for both wide-ranging and narrowly targeted searches. Logical search paths and context-sensitive help screens assure students that the information they retrieve is information they can use, making InfoTrac Student Edition — the ideal alternative to the random and often inaccurate results that can come from Web surfing. Comprehensive coverage Offer your students full-text content from 14 reference books.

World History in Context

World History in Context Title List: World http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/gwhic.xls History in Context — your choice of two next-generation knowledge portals — attracts and supports today’s learners. Based on Gale’s successful History Resource Center products, these new portals offer outstanding primary and secondary history sources combined with the media-rich selections that today’s users demand. A Web-like interface and intuitive functionality lead to a comprehensive selection of multimedia results that put the tools of the historian into users’ hands with an ease and engagement never before experienced. World History in Context reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner.

ASCD PD in Focus

A rich library of video clips and print resources to ensure school improvement efforts are “idea driven” and focused on critical issues: The Art and Science of Teaching Best Practices in Action (critical thinking skills, motivation and building resiliency) The Brain and Learning Curriculum Mapping Differentiated Instruction English Language Learners Formative Assessment High Schools at Work Literacy Strategies The Whole Child Get continuous connection to video demonstrations and other information on research-based classroom practices. Rate the videos and print resources so others in your learning group can see how you and your colleagues are benefiting from the content. A familiar easy-to-use interface and an on-screen host. Drawn from authoritative sources including: Robert J. Marzano, Carol Ann Tomlinson, Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Virginia Rojas, Doug Fisher, Sue Brookhart and Joe DiMartino.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context is a new electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of issues – social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural – and headlines in world hot spots. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations. Global Issues in Context focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues, such as genocide in Darfur, product safety of Chinese imports, sectarian violence in Iraq, changing weather patterns across the globe, and disaster recovery in Indonesia, New Orleans, and Haiti. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies and, international periodicals and news sources that bring additional insight and currency. The World News section of the home page is customizable - you can choose the news sources that are displayed for your patrons.

General Reference Center

General Reference Center provides access to an integrated set of general interest sources: magazines, newspaper articles, children's magazines, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books and more. With more than 1,000 full-text titles specifically selected for public libraries, you won't have any frustrated off-site users complaining about access. Because your researchers need complete answers to general reference questions — anytime, anywhere — there's General Reference Center. A 20-year backfile is integrated and included with your subscription. And with InfoTrac's linking between source types, it's easy for users to find comprehensive answers in one seamless, self-directed search process.

Educator's Reference Complete

Educator’s Reference Complete http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/edu_ref.xls This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and thousands of education reports is a great resource for any educator -- from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator's Reference Complete includes the full ERIC database and provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC. This database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college and every educational specialty – such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing. Educator's Reference Complete also focuses on issues in administration, funding and policy.

Student Resources in Context

Gale’s Student Resources in Context is a cross-curricular breakthrough. Based on Gale’s acclaimed Student Resource Centers, this next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a web-like user experience. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast-navigating search options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter. Educators can rely on Student Resources in Context as a trusted alternative to Google and Wikipedia-style results. Attracting learners with its Web-like interface, this knowledge portal offers an authoritative selection of primary sources, overviews, videos, interactives and more. Sophisticated features engage learners The growing collection of new Gale In Context knowledge portals deliver authoritative, media-rich content complemented by features that foster information literacy and encourage critical thinking: ? Search Assist (with “Did You Mean?” prompt) helps users find accurate results ? Factbox overviews of biographical highlights encourage further investigation ? Related Topics and vetted websites aid discovery of similar content ? Content organized by type — reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more — supports general users and those who wish to conduct extensive research ? Interactive maps place information in geographical context ? Translation-on-demand, ReadSpeaker text-to-speech and font size adjustment technology support diverse communities and differentiated learning ? MLA7 and APA citation tools facilitate correct assignment presentation ? Tools to download, print and share content online encourage collaboration

General Reference Center Gold

This resource center integrates a vast array of key business and general interest titles to fully answer your patrons' reference questions -- all in a single database. From national news magazines and encyclopedias to core business journals, General Reference Center GoldTM has the full-text and image resources students and researchers need. Available 24 hours a day via the Internet, this comprehensive reference database quickly delivers the answers to a wide variety of reference questions both at the library or from remote sites. And InfoTrac®'s powerful, intuitive interface makes it easy for users to search all of these different sources in one seamless process. General Reference Center Gold™ features hyperlinks between and even within sources, providing point-and-click navigation to related topics and articles. For instance, you can click on highlighted works within a full-text article from The Columbia Encyclopedia and go right to related articles within the encyclopedia.

Informe

Informe http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/sb5022.xls Expand your library's services to meet the needs of the growing Hispanic population in your community with ¡Informe! Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations. Vocabulary terms are based on the expressions Spanish-speakers commonly use, allowing users to easily navigate through the database without experiencing inaccurate search terms. The titles include popular news magazines, key newspapers from throughout the Spanish-speaking world, and more scholarly journals, providing something for everyone.

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Reference Center Academic Health Reference Center Academic –http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/sb5012.xls Health Reference Center Academic is a health-journal collection geared toward the academic researcher. It provides access to full text of professional and refereed journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. This database offers full indexing to more than 2,400 health and medical periodicals, more than 1500 refereed titles, and more than 800 publications with images/PDFs. Health Reference Center Academic also includes the full collection of Nature publications and more than 1,000 videos of surgeries from hospitals across the world.

Shakespeare Collection

Shakespeare Collection Gale is proud to announce the latest innovation in database research. The Shakespeare Collection -- a global, online environment for scholarly research -- offers enriched functionality and entirely new possibilities for the study of Shakespeare and his works. Quite simply, The Shakespeare Collection is the subject's most comprehensive and authoritative online resource, bringing together general reference data, full-text scholarly periodicals, reprinted criticism, primary source material and the full-text annotated works from The Arden Shakespeare, the world's most recognized scholarly edition.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is a sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. The focus of Academic OneFile is to provide libraries with content that compliments their existing collections, without duplicating them. The majority of the content in Academic OneFile is peer-reviewed content that is unique to Gale.

The Times Digital Archive (London)

The Times Digital Archive (London) Introducing The Times Digital Archive, the first of several online digitized newspapers from Gale's highly anticipated Historical Newspapers Archive initiative. By taking our microfilm collection of The Times (London) and turning it into a high-resolution digital format with searchable images, The Times Digital Archive presents online access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 19th- and 20th-century history. With The Times Digital Archive, researchers now have an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context. Every complete page of every issue of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985. Every headline, article and image. Every front page, editorial, birth and death notice, advertisement and classified ad that appeared within the pages of The Times (London) will be easily accessible from what promises to be a complete virtual chronicle of history for this period.

Junior Reference Collection

Junior Reference Collection http://www.gale.cengage.com/tlist/junior_rt.xls Junior Reference Collection is the ideal curriculum-based database for students in upper elementary and middle school grades. Students have quick access to accurate information on the most-studied subjects: science, literature, arts, biographies and general reference among others. The information in this online database enhances and encourages the education process by providing user-friendly tools for classroom research and independent study. With Junior Reference Collection, students have current, relevant, organized, and easy-to-read information at their fingertips. The entries are thorough, in depth, and written in clear, concise terms at an appropriate reading level. Junior Reference Collection adheres to national and state curriculum standards while providing access from the classroom, library media center or home 24 hours a day. With more than 17,000 biographies, topic overviews, plot summaries and primary sources, this one-stop database for in-depth coverage of middle grades curriculum subjects eliminates guesswork from student research and places the emphasis on success. Multimedia content includes video and audio clips and thousands of flags, maps, seals and photographs. Content level recommendations (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced) help readers choose appropriate content for their abilities.

What Do I Read Next?

What Do I Read Next Powerful search functions and an easy-to-use interface make What Do I Read Next? the most powerful readers' advisory tool available today. Researchers of all ages will enjoy the expertise of specialists, critics and librarians to find the best examples of internationally known fiction and nonfiction. Gale gives you and your users over 115,000 titles, more than 62,500 plot summaries, 561 awards titles, recommended reading lists and biographical information. Most books included in What Do I Read Next? must be an award-winner, a best seller or have appeared on a recommended reading list. Genres include inspirational, mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, western and historical novels, general fiction, classic fiction and nonfiction. The user-friendly software includes custom, in-depth search options by title, author, subject, genre, locale and more. This unique readers' advisory tool allows you to: • Identify new books to enjoy that meet a personalized reading profile • Create customized reading lists by using the "Keeper List" function • Conduct a "Find Similar" title search or view the list of similar titles supplied by genre experts • Hyperlink between titles and recommended reading and award lists, and between series entries and the titles in the series • A monthly highlights page allows the user to see selections of award winners, upcoming titles, and titles that revolve around different subjects each month

Science in Context

Based on the acclaimed Science Resource Center, the new Science in Context combines an eye-catching web-like user experience with a comprehensive selection of the finest science content available. Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from obesity to endangered species. Science in Context features: A media-rich selection of videos, audios, podcasts, images and interactives Gale references including our most acclaimed science series, like Experiment Central Curriculum-aligned content to aid educators and enhance student research Full-text articles from national and global newspapers, magazines and journals The growing collection of new Gale In Context knowledge portals deliver authoritative, media-rich content complemented by features that foster information literacy and encourage critical thinking: Search Assist (with "Did You Mean?" prompt) helps users find accurate results Factbox overviews of biographical highlights encourage further investigation Related Topics and vetted websites aid discovery of similar content Content organized by type - reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more - supports general users and those who wish to conduct extensive research Interactive maps place information in geographical context Translation-on-demand, ReadSpeaker text-to-speech and font size adjustment technology support diverse communities and differentiated learning MLA7 and APA citation tools facilitate correct assignment presentation Tools to download, print and share content online encourages collaboration

Student Resource Center Junior

Student Resource Center Jr Provide the content and context students need to develop and strengthen critical thinking skills with Student Resource Center Junior. Students and educators will find award-winning content based on national curriculum standards featuring original reference material, a massive archive of primary source documents and periodicals and newspapers that are updated daily. Student Resource Center Junior is offered exclusively to middle schools. Each document type fulfills specific information needs. Students will find primary documents from the American Journey series; a wealth of award-winning reference content that includes overview and critical essays; biographies, multimedia features and much more.

Contemporary Literary Criticism - Select
Available as renewal only.

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and Wellness Resource Center Rated highest in user satisfaction, Health & Wellness Resource Center has established itself as the “go-to” consumer health reference in libraries everywhere. With Health & Wellness Resource Center, Gale has brought together all of the rich content that health professionals, students and researchers want and made it accessible in an intuitive interface.

Scribner Writers

Scribner Writers Scribner Writers Series contains signed, scholarly 15-20 page articles on authors from a range of Scribner Writers series, including: British Writers, American Writers, African American Writers, African Writers, European Writers, Latin American Writers, Modern American Women Writers, Mystery and Suspense Writers, Poets: American and British, Science Fiction Writers, Supernatural Fiction Writers, and Writers for Young Adults

19th Century US Newspapers

Historical newspapers are a key source of information on national as well as local affairs, events and people. They offer incomparable insight into all areas of life, often capturing the political and philosophical viewpoints of the time. These resources provide countless opportunities for researchers and scholars at any level and are essential for an accurate understanding of the vitality and diversity of life in any given time period – especially important for genealogical research. This compelling and comprehensive new database provides access to approximately 1.7 million pages (over 28 million articles) of primary source newspaper content from the 19th-century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history,Western migration and the Antebellum-era among other subjects.

US History in Context

U.S. History in Context (UHIC) delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from one of the most extensive online collections of historical information available. Providing a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, decades, wars and conflicts, political and cultural movements, people, and more, UHIC is aligned to state and national curriculum standards. Now in Cengage Learning’s new portal environment—which provides focused coverage of the most-searched and studied topics—UHIC includes more than 260 topic or portal pages.

Biography in Context

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.

InfoTrac Junior Edition

A periodical database designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Opposing Viewpoints with Critical Thinking

An inspired new online resource that helps students develop the information literacy skills they need, while supporting their personal development and mastery of the curricula. Critical Thinking offers activities, assessments and tools that encourage students to interact with, argue about and analyze issues and concepts — all the while developing the 21st century skills they need to thrive in today’s global workplace.

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

With more than 170,000 members, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is one of the largest professional development organizations for educators. It provides world-class education information services and cutting-edge professional development, and supports activities designed to foster educational equity for all students. Gale is proud to offer access to eBooks from the ASCD that cultivate professional growth; assess and enhance work design; and promote innovative new processes that help develop student success. eBooks from the ASCD span a wide range of popular titles and new favorites that address the ongoing professional development needs of today's educators.

Career Transitions

Employment-related activities are the number one use of public libraries today. Similar demands extend to colleges and schools, as well as communities at large. The new Career Transitions provides hands-on guidance and immediate access to key job search activities.
Job-Seeking: multi-faceted job searching and related activities for creating resumes and cover letters, applying and preparing for interviews
Career Exploration: discovering career interests; identifying new opportunities based on work or military experience; exploring growing career paths, including green and new economy jobs; and finding education and training
ISTE

Technology leaders and teachers need specialized resources to help keep them abreast of the most up-to-date technology, strategies, equipment and services, research, and best practices on integrating technology into the classroom. These titles also support administrators, coaches and classroom teachers, helping them more effectively understand how technology can change teaching and learning. Digital access means multiple users can access this professional collection anytime, anywhere. Plus, these titles are not currently available from anyone else in digital format.

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is Gale's exciting database designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students, Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research — and makes it fun!

LitFinder

LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder's collection, patrons have access to works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center is the world’s most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature database. Uniquely relevant to today's curriculum, Literature Resource Center’s rich critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need on authors and their works in all genres and disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Powerspeak Languages

Language learners are talking — about the ease, convenience and effectiveness of Powerspeak Languages. Rooted in more than 30 years of research and development, Powerspeak Languages provides users with the ability to learn, apply and enjoy a new language quickly and more proficiently using a variety of proven methods that engage all types of learners. Worlds apart from other language learning systems.
A unique integration of training, coaching, practice and assessment features, instead of the typical "listen and repeat" flash-card style or rote memorization instruction that characterize other language systems, is what sets Powerspeak Languages apart.

Questia Professional Collection (w/Questia High School and Archive)

This collection of over 4,000 fully digitized, copyrighted books is specifically for educators participating in staff development programs, pursing Masters or Ph Ds, or simply researching any aspect of learning, teaching, or school administration. This collection includes titles from publishers like ASCD, Jossey-Bass, and Perseus. Users of Questia High School have 24/7 access to this online collection of 14,000+ copyrighted books, digitized from cover to cover to include full text, and ranked by Lexile level. Each subscriber logs in with an individual user name and password for access to his/her personal workspace that includes research tools for advanced searching, book marking, highlighting in six colors, note-taking, and automatic citation and bibliography generation. The American Heritage Dictionary, a thesaurus, and World Encyclopedia are also included.

Sources in US History - Civil War

Sources in U.S. History Online is a series of archival digital collections intended for public library patrons as well as high school, community college, and university students. The Civil War digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.

Sources in US History - Slavery in America

Sources in U.S. History Online is a series of archival digital collections intended for public library patrons as well as high school and community college students. The Slavery in America digital collection contains more than 600 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, monographs, sermons, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study the institution of slavery from the 17th century through the end of the 19th century.

Sources in US History - The American Revolution

Sources in U.S. History Online is a series of archival digital collections intended for public library patrons as well as high school, community college, and university students. The American Revolution digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--official correspondence, personal letters, collected writings of key figures, political speeches, memoirs and narratives of soldiers and civilians, histories, biographies, contemporary reference works, and other kinds of documents--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.

National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World
An unparalleled National Geographic experience by subscribing to all parts of the National Geographic Virtual Library -- search the vivid photographs and historic articles the same time as engaging videos and detailed maps.

National Geographic Annual Subscription 1888-1995
This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine every page of every issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

National Geographic Kids
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they have never seen it before.  Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on an amazing adventure.

National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current
Comprehensive, timely articles and legendary photographs and maps, the magazine documents life on our planet and beyond, and interprets the world's sweeping changes through the lens of personal experience.

Children's Literature Review Archive
Covers more than 600 writers and illustrators for children and young adults.  Typical entries consist of a listing of major works and awards and criticism from reviews and commentaries on the authors or artists.

Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism Archive
Assembles and contextualizes critical responses to the works of writers of all sorts-poets, playwrights, chroniclers, philosophers, religious figures, and writers from other genres-from every region of the world and early times to modern era.

Drama Criticism Archive
For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writer's major works and more.

Gale Literary Databases
Available as renewal only.

Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 Archive
1800 Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 assembles critical responses to the literatures of the 15th through the 18th centuries, covering writers and works of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, philosophy, political theory, science, math, and more.

Literature Criticism Online
The largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world, this resource brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.

Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism Archive
This long-standing series profiles approximately four to eight literary figures who died between 1800 and 1899.

Short Story Criticism Archive
Assembles critical responses to the writings of the world's most renowned short fiction writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genre and its creators.

Something About the Author Online Archive
This critically acclaimed series spotlights more than 12,000 individuals in entries that typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources.

Twayne's Authors Online
Twayne's Authors Online provides faculty, students and library patrons a unique perspective on the most important authors - their lives, their works and the worlds they lived in.  Twayne's Authors Online was created with input from librarians and educators.

Country Watch

CountryWatch Culture Watch (formerly Youth Edition) 
The CountryWatch CultureWatch is a combination of background information on world's 195 countries providing current events coverage, a guide to the formation of countries within global context, curriculum-based resources, and colorful international images.
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CountryWatch Premium SubscriptionPremium Subscription provides political, economic, cultural, historical, and demographic information, data and news on the world's 195 countries via the Country Reviews, Country Wire, CountryWatch Data, Maps, Political Intelligence Wire, and the Global Guide.
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CountryWatch ForecastsCountryWatch Forecasts provides a 20-year projection for key variables in the areas of Macroeconomics,Energy, Metals and Agriculture for each of the 197 countries of the world. The Forecast also provides 5 years of historical data. 
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CountryWatch Video Profile SeriesA collection of short video documentaries using the information developed by CountryWatch for 24 of the highest profile countries from around the world. The Country Profile Videos review the geography, history, politics and economics of the country.
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CountryWatch Elections Centralcomprehensive list of past and upcoming international Presidential and parliamentary elections around the world; Election Profiles which cover dates 2009 to 2014 and Country Profiles which overview of the countries in which elections are held.
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Researcher

Now in its 80th year, The CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians and researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. Used by students and other researchers who need to complete an assignment, prepare for a debate, or become a quick expert on a topic, each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year, the single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. The CQ Researcher can be read in its entirety or by section, which includes a background and chronology; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. Grade Levels: 9-12. http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher CQ Researcher Online The CQ Researcher is your complete source for in-depth analysis reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day. Available by subscription only with a ten year rolling backfile. 

CQ Weekly

Reports on the world’s most powerful legislative body on a weekly basis. The CQ news team – the largest on Capital Hill – covers virtually every act of Congress with backfile to 1983. Grade Level: 9-12 

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

The first dynamic research and reference tool to help students, scholars, and interested citizens understand elections in America and work easily with data, regardless of statistical knowledge. With its wealth of elections and turnout data, maps, demographics, election analyses and outcomes, modern voting behavior, primary sources, and explanations of the elections process and reform, CQ Voting and Elections Collection is the most robust and user-friendly elections resource for your patrons.

CQ Supreme Court Collection

This collection combines CQ's unique historical analysis and summaries of the most important Supreme Court decisions together with Justice biographies, statistics, and Dynamics & Alignments database, which extensive quantitative analyses on the Court, the Justices and current and historical decisions. Grades: 9-12.

CQ Press Public Affairs Collection

Features in-depth coverage of vital public policy issues, statistical and historical analyses, and full-text historical documents and primary source materials. Organized by 22 key public affairs topics - from Advocacy and Public Service to U.S. Congress and Politics - in a fully integrated reference source, the collection provides invaluable context for today's critical debates. Grade Levels: 9-12. 

CQ Researcher Archive

For a one-time fee, libraries can elect to purchase the back file and maintain archival rights to articles, reports and online editions until cancellation. Perpetual Rights allow the library to purchase, rather than subscribe to databases and some perpetual rights products also come with a lower annual ongoing update cost. Libraries that elect to add perpetual rights to the CQ Press online titles below pay a one-time fee to purchase the back file for each collection. Ongoing costs are also reduced from standard subscription rates and include unlimited users. In the event, the library elects to discontinue the annual updates; the library maintains archival rights to the entire back file as long as the annual hosting fee is paid.

CQ Congress Collection

This database will meet the needs of students and scholars with historical and archival value beyond the most recent Congresses. CQ Congress Collection includes querying and analytical tools to conduct quantitative analysis on current and historical Congress.

Encyclopedia of American Government

The A to Z guide to all of the who, what, where, and why of American Government. Comprehensive reference source for all three U.S. government branches and based on the popular CQ Press print series: A-Z Congress, Supreme Court, Presidency and Supreme Court. Grades:9-12.

CQ Almanac

The acclaimed source for the best coverage and analysis of U.S. congressional legislation from 1945 to today is now available in a powerful, easy-to-navigate online edition. CQ Almanac is renowned for its in-depth analysis of the path legislation takes through Congress, including how bills are changed, derailed, or ultimately passed during an annual session of Congress.

State Stats - NEW

NEW!! This LJ Best Reference 2012 delivers a dynamic and engaging user experience unmatched in other resources. Featuring data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources and backed by more than 2,000 current and historical data series from CQ Press, State Stats is perfect for students researching individual states or drawing comparisons between states. Creating and exporting custom visuals has never been easier. Featured topics include crime, defense, economics, education, employment, energy, health, transportation, taxes, and more.

U.S. Political Stats - NEW

NEW!! This brand-new data visualization tool helps students locate and understand statiscal information on the three branches of the U.S. government. Users can easily compare different types of data (e.g., voting records with demographic characteristics) by creating graphs, charts, tables and historical maps that elucidate the political process. All data may be exported for more in-depth manipulation and analysis. Designed for the novice user, it's a perfect online resource to engage students studying American government, American history, and political science.
LearningExpress:PrepSTEP for High Schools
PrepSTEP for High Schools helps students succeed in high school and beyond by providing online access to comprehensive academic and career-related resources. It empowers schools with support for college-, career-, and military-bound students. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO American Indian ExperienceA full-text digital resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
FlipsterA selection of over 1,200 digital magazines. Purchased on a title by title basis. See titles here:https://flipster.ebsco.com/browse-magazines. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Novelist PlusOnline readers’ advisory service that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO African American ExperienceThe widest ranging and easiest-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
MagillOnLiterature PlusThis database is composed of critical analyses of individual works of literature, biographical records, images, and a glossary literary terms. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: DIY PackageIncludes: Auto Repair Reference Center, Home Improvement Reference Center & Small Engine Repair Reference Center. Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
EBSCO Discovery Service w/ catalog integrationEBSCO Discovery Service provides a fast, streamlined, user-centric approach to searching a library's entire collection. This product is EDS with a catalog upload for library collection catalog. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
History Reference CenterWorld's most comprehensive full-text history reference database. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO World History: The Modern EraThis database provides information on the evolution of modern Europe, developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world, the global impact of the Industrial Revolution, etc. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

Package: Middle Online Package w/ Book Collection: Nonfiction
Includes:Middle Search Plus, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & Book Collection: Nonfiction. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
Package: Middle Online Package w/ NoveListMiddle Search Plus, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & NoveList. Please refer to Attachment A for complete description. Grade level(s): Middle School
eBook History Collection w/ eBook Academic CollectionPackage of 2 eBook subscription collections
ABC-CLIO World Geography: Understanding a Changing WorldThis database focuses on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: Ultra Online Package Supreme (includes Advanced Placement Source, Book Collection: Nonfiction & History Reference Center)Includes: MAS Ultra: School Edition, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Book Collection: Nonfiction, Advanced Placement Source & History Reference Center. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
ABC-CLIO World at War: Understanding Conflict and SocietyHelps students and researchers develop a deeper, critical appreciation of both America’s history and total human involvement and costs of war. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Referencia LatinaA comprehensive Spanish-language database, offering content from a variety of sources. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Science Reference CenterA research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented designed to meet every student's science research needs. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Vocational & Career CollectionsProvides full-text coverage for more than 330 trade and industry related periodicals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Library Literature & Information Science Full TextProvides a clear focus on library studies and how technology and the development of the Internet have changed the library experience and research in general. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

Primary Online Package with K-8 Plus
Database Package. Please refer to EBSCO's Price Quote and Attachment A for more information.
eBook High School CollectionThis product contains eBook titles that support a quality learning experience across all academic subject areas, from History, to Language & Literature, to Science & Technology. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Senior High School Core CollectionList of recommended books for people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance,reader's advisory and curriculum support in the high school library. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Home Improvement Reference CenterThe definitive online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, etc. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Social Sciences Full TextA full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 10)Any 10 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
eBook K-8 CollectionThis collection is created for K-8 students and the educators that work with them. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Novelist K-8 PlusOnline readers’ advisory service that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Middle & Junior High School Core CollectionContains entries for nonfiction works, fiction and collections for children and adolescents, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, IdeasAn authoritative, yet fun, research source for all areas of US/World Pop Culture. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

eBook Academic Collection
This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Points of View Reference CenterA full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select EditionProvides 100% full text database. This is an affordable and convenient subset of OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition — offering only the full text content. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Core Collections (3 pack)Reliable guides to help librarians build and maintain well-rounded collections of the most highly recommended reference, non-fiction and fiction books. (3 pack of Core Collection-Children, Middle, Senior). Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 8)Any 8 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
H.W. Wilson Current Biopgraphy IllustratedOffers the content of the printed monthly magazine Current Biography, produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, in searchable, electronic format. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Read It!Formerly known as English Language Learner Reference Center, this multi-purpose information resource is designed for middle/high school students and those who are new to the English language. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: Middle Online Package w/NoveList K-8Includes: Middle Search Plus, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & NoveList K-8.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
eBook Education Collection w/ eBook Academic CollectionPackage of 2 eBook subscription collections
ABC-CLIO American GovernmentConnects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

Primary Online Package w/Novelist K-8
Database Package. Please refer to EBSCO's Price Quote and Attachment A for more information.
ABC-CLIO Daily Life through HistoryThis database supports courses in American history and literature and is an outstanding, cross-disciplinary resource for researching historical topics. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Literary Reference Center PlusContains everything in Literary Reference Center, plus more additional features. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: MasterFILE Premier (Includes Ultra Online Package)Includes: MasterFILE Premier, MAS Ultra: School Edition, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, & Professional Development Collection. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
H.W. Wilson Readers' Guide Full Text, Select EditionProvides a 100% full text database which can provide searchable full-text, as well as abstracting and indexing for a broad selection of the most-wanted popular periodicals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Biography Reference BankIn-depth database with coverage of more than 600,000 individuals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 4)Any 4 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
Middle Search PlusThis database contains full text for popular middle school magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Book Collection: NonfictionA rich research database for public libraries and school libraries. A cross-curricular database, it provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete description.
Advanced Placement SourceDesigned to meet the extensive needs of high school students enrolled in various Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, this database offers a world of knowledge for students who seek to achieve academic excellence. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

Package: Middle Online Package w/NoveList K-8 Plus
Middle Search Plus, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & NoveList K-8 Plus.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
Auto Repair Reference CenterThis database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market, containing major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO American HistoryFrom the earliest explorers of the Americas to today's headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO World History: Ancient and Medieval ErasThis database ranges from the dawn of prehistory through the great ancient empires to the beginning of the Renaissance. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Small Engine Repair Reference CenterA definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes & ConsequencesThis resource provides information on the historical, social, religious, political and economic factors that have resulted in genocide. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description
Package: Primary Online Package w/Book Collection: Non FictionIncludes: Primary Search, Newspaper Source, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & Book Collection: Nonfiction. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
Literary Reference CenterA comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Science Full TextIdeal resource for supporting science curricula in educational settings, such as community colleges, vocational and technical schools, and high schools and public libraries. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: Primary Online Package w/ NoveList K-8Includes: Primary Search, Newspaper Source, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & NoveList K-8. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements. Grade level(s): Elementary

NoveList
Online readers’ advisory service that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Professional Development CollectionSpecialized collection for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. Most valuable collection of full-text education journals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Primary Online Package with Book Collection:NonfictionDatabase Package. Please refer to EBSCO's Price Quote and Attachment A for more information.
ABC-CLIO United States GeographyThis database offers an unbeatable combination of authoritative research sources, standards-aligned lessons and activities, and engaging current events features on all 50 U.S. states. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
EBSCO Discovery ServiceEBSCO Discovery Service provides a fast, streamlined, user-centric approach to searching a library's entire collection. Attachment A for a complete product description.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Children's Core CollectionContaining thousands of titles, this rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books and magazines recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: Ultra Online PackageIncludes: MAS Ultra: School Edition, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC and Professional Development Collection. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
Package: Primary Online Package w/NoveList K-8 PlusIncludes: Primary Search, Newspaper Source, ERIC, Professional Development Collection & NoveList K-8 Plus. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
Primary SearchPrimary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries containing full-text for more than 80 popular magazines. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Book Review Digest PlusAn essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

LearningExpress:PrepSTEP and Job & Career Accelerator (JCA) includes Computer Skills
LearningExpress Package.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 6)Any 6 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
eBook Education CollectionThis collection supports student and faculty in the Education discipline. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Education Research CompleteDesigned for educators, administrators, and those seeking professional development resources, this bibliographic and full-text database covers scholarly research relating to all areas of education. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Biography Reference CenterContaining many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections & magazines, this databases offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
EBSCO Discovery Service w/ NoveList Select and catalog integrationEBSCO Discovery Service provides a fast, streamlined, user-centric approach to searching a library's entire collection. This product is EDS with a catalog upload and NoveList Select. Attachment A for a complete product description. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Package: Ultra Online Package with MagillOnliterature PlusIncludes: MAS Ultra: School Edition, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, ERIC, Professional Development Collection and MagillOnLiterature Plus. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
H.W. Wilson Readers' Guide Full Text, Mega EditionA comprehensive tool for educators, students, or any researcher seeking comprehensive current events coverage, curriculum support, or access to quality periodicals. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
eBook History CollectionThis collection features thousands world history titles to meet the content needs of students in their research. Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including History of the U.S., Medieval History, History of Music, History of Science, and more. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO World Religions: Belief, Culture, and ControversyProvides a combination of reference and research, comprising of reference items that cover matters of belief, practice, celebrations, holidays; important individuals, sacred places etc. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.

H.W Wilson Art Museum Image Gallery
This easy-to-use database offers non-profit institutions unparalleled access to thousands of high-quality art images and related multimedia. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
LearningExpress: Job & Career Accelerator (JCA) includes Computer SkillsLearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ is an online Software as a Service (SaaS) comprehensive job search tool that integrates everything patrons need to conduct effective career research and a successful job search.Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 14)Any 14 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
Package: Complete Online PackageIncludes: Consumer Health Complete, Education Research Complete, ERIC, MAS Complete, Newspaper Source Plus and TOPICsearch. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description and system requirements.
ABC-CLIO Databases (Any 12)Any 12 of the proposed ABC-CLIO Databases.
Poetry & Short Story Reference CenterThis full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Issues: Understanding Controversy and SocietyThis database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Education Full TextDeveloped to meet the needs of students, professionals, and policy makers, and the regular reader. It is a complete source of education scholarship. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Education SourceA bibliographic and full-text database that covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ERICEducation Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description

NoveList K-8
Online readers’ advisory service for K-8 that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Humanities SourceProviding full text for thousands of journals, books and other published sources from around the world for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of humanities. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
H.W. Wilson Graphic Novels Core CollectionHighlights approximately 3,000 recommended titles with descriptive and evaluative annotations, plus cover art. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
AP Images CollectionA primary source database from the Associated Press,that takes users on a sensory journey through history with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics, and text. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
ABC-CLIO Latino American ExperienceThis comprehensive, informative, easy to use online resource marks the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Newspaper Source PlusIncludes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. Please refer to Attachment A for a complete product description.
Britannica Moderna
Grades 7-12. URL: moderna.eb.com The Spanish-Language Resource with more than 47,000 and 8,000 images. Complete with a dictionary, atlas, and timeline.
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LaunchPacks: Social StudiesGrades PreK-12. URL: packs.eb.com. Each of our 1,600 expertly curated content Packs enables teachers to easily differentiate instruction, personalize learning, and deliver targeted, focused resources connected to what's happening in the classroom.
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Annals of American HistoryAnnals of American History. Grade Level: 6 to 12. URL: america.eb.com . Read the original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews.
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Pathways: ScienceGrade Level: 6-8. URL: http://pathways.eb.com . Britannica Pathways: Science is a standards-correlated online tool that uses an interactive, “probe” framework to teach the scientific method and eliminate commonly held misconceptions.
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Original Sources
Original Sources gives you instant access to an extensive, continuously increasing collection of over 420,000 e-Works of classic, primary source, and general reference materials in twelve subject areas: World History, U.S. History, Political Science,
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Britannica School, K-12Grade Level: PK-12. URL: http://school.eb.com . Britannica Online School Edition contains four complete encyclopedias specifically designed for Elementary, Middle and Secondary Schools, with separate encyclopedia searching features for each age group. - Britannica Learning Zone (PK-2 Interactive Learning Environment)- Britannica Elementary (Elementary and lower middle school)- Compton’s by Britannica (designed for upper elementary, middle, high school and ESL)- Encyclopædia Britannica (designed for middle, high school and college students)- Britannica Concise Encyclopedia (designed for all grade levels) - Britannica Internet Guide - Engaging Multimedia - Merriam-Webster's Pop-Up Student Dictionary with Audio Pronunciations - Merriam-Webster's Pop-Up Student Thesaurus - World Atlas - Content Spotlights - Learning Materials - Timelines - Resources for Teachers - Free online webinar training
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World Data AnalystGrade Level: 6 -12. URL: http://world.eb.com . This rich trove of current and historical statistics on the countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy.
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Universalis JuniorGrade Level: 1 to 12. URL: http://french.eb.com/junior . Created in collaboration with education and childhood experts, Universalis Junior is now available online. Students will enjoy the intuitive interface that offers access to 2,500 encyclopedia articles. Perfect for homework, projects, and satisfying natural curiosity, Universalis Junior Online is an easy-to-use and engaging tool that teaches research skills and makes learning fun. Comprehensive Coverage of School SubjectsStudents can explore what they've covered in school and other topics of interest: historical figures and events, famous individuals and fictional heroes, cities and countries, plants and animals, people and cultures, science and technology, sports, and more.Created for Ages 7 and UpUniversalis Junior Online delivers the information that young learners need for homework and school projects. Do a key word search on a specific topic or browse A-Z entries to get ideas. Articles include links to related entries so that students can continue to discover and learn.
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Encyclopædia Universalis OnlineGrade Level: 6 to College. URL: http://french.eb.com . The entire Encyclopædia Universalis is now available online! Its extensive collection of resources responds to the needs of schools, libraries, students, and anyone doing research. Trusted Content from Leading Minds A powerful and intelligent search engine provides access to all subjects, with 38,000 articles written and signed by more than 6,400 renowned authors, historians, professors, and Nobel Prize winners. Vivid Graphics and Multimedia 25,000 multimedia elements engage users and enhance learning. Additional Research Tools A world atlas with more than 1,400 physical and political maps, timelines, an integrated dictionary with 120,000 entries, 100,000 bibliographies, original source documents, and a guide to select Web sites are helpful resources in the research process.
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Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged OnlineGrade Level: 6 to 12. URL: dictionary.eb.com . With updated vocabulary, enhanced content, a fresh modern layout, and exciting new features, Merriam-Webster Unabridged is an essential source of information on the English language.
AASL Planning GuideThe Planning Guide for Empowering Learners is a program evaluation, planning, implementation, and advocacy tool to help school librarians go beyond the basics. It helps librarians develope goals, priorities, criteria, and general principles for establish
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Britannica JapanThe Authority of Britannica Applied to Our Japanese Encyclopedic Resources. Over 155,000 articles from the complete Britannica International Encyclopedia, plus 8,500 images, illustrations and maps.
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Britannica ImageQuestGrade Level: PK-College. URL: http://quest.eb.com . Simplify and improve your search for images with the Britannica’s Image Quest. Now you can access nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world—from leading museums like the National Portrait Gallery of London, the Chicago History Museum, and the National History Museum in London to trusted names like Getty Images and Britannica. Teachers can use the images in their lesson plans and classroom activities while students will turn to the site as they work on homework assignments and school or course projects. Free of advertising and from trustworthy sources, the Britannica’s Image Quest provides safe and fast access to the highest quality images on all topics and for all ages.–Organized by subject matter and searchable…takes you straight to the images you need –Energize daily lessons, interactive whiteboards, and school or course projects with the perfect images –Images can be downloaded or e-mailed –Each photo or illustration comes with complete metadata, including the source, the copyright holder, caption, and keywords.
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Britannica Escolarvaluable resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. Two distinct levels of unique content — Primaria for elementary and Secundaria for middle school.
Flocabulary Digital Subscription
Flocabulary builds core academic vocabulary through a web-based library of almost 5,000 videos, activities, formative assessments and interactive writing platforms. All content is standards-aligned and covers grades K-12. 
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Flocabulary WebinarParticipants are led through a customized one-hour training and onboarding session. This interactive experience engages teachers with strategies to implement Flocabulary in their classrooms. Webinar recording included.
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Flocabulary On-Site Professional DevelopmentA full day of in-person, engaging sessions, tailored to the needs of your district. Trainings run 90 to 120 minutes, and multiple sessions can be scheduled for specific content areas or grade levels. 
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Writing Rhymes for Academic Purpose WorkshopA 3-hour, in-person workshop that guides teachers through the Flocab rhyme-writing formula and gives them the tools and confidence to lead intensive, cross-curricular rhyme-writing projects to help students master key terms, facts, and concepts.

GS Report Builder- Birds
9781482465563 Report Builder's interactive question-and-answer approach helps emerging readers find the information they need to write reports. Curriculum-based topics are concise and supported by eye-catching visuals.
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GS Report Builder - Solar System9781482465587 Report Builder's interactive question-and-answer approach helps emerging readers find the information they need to write reports. Curriculum-based topics are concise and supported by eye-catching visuals.
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GS Report Builder - People in My Community9781482465570 Report Builder's interactive question-and-answer approach helps emerging readers find the information they need to write reports. Curriculum-based topics are concise and supported by eye-catching visuals.
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GS Report Builder - U.S. Presidents9781482465594 Report Builder's interactive question-and-answer approach helps emerging readers find the information they need to write reports. Curriculum-based topics are concise and supported by eye-catching visuals

The World Almanac for Kids Online
The World Almanac® for Kids Online offers 27 subject-specific areas to enhance your elementary/middle school lessons. This engaging resource contains kid-friendly content, resources for reports and research, and a dynamic home page with daily features. A natural complement to the curriculum, this entertaining online site helps kids develop online research skills with a trusted source. Now includes teacher resources, interactives, lesson plans, quizzes, videos, trivia games, science projects and more! 
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Middle/Jr. High School eBook Subscription CollectionMore than $182,000 worth of content at a fraction of the price! Give your students access to a complete library, anytime, anywhere! eBook Subscription Collection for Middle and High School eBook Subscription features non-fiction titles - from Facts On File, Chelsea House and Ferguson. Correlated to Common Core, state and national standards, our eBook subscription collection is a perfect library 24/7. Free downloadable MARC Records available. Includes FREE 800+ Literary Classics! 
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African-American History OnlineAfrican-American History Online covers the entire spectrum of African-American history over more than 500 years. The extensively hyperlinked entries include subject entries, primary sources, images and videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies, maps and charts, and more.
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Curriculum Resource CenterCurriculum Resource Center provides an electronic library of easily reproduced handouts to supplement text and lesson plans used in middle school, high school, and junior college classrooms. This comprehensive collection features thousands of fact sheets, timelines, images, maps, full-color diagrams, experiments, math activities, and much more!
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Chelsea House Biographies OnlineChelsea House Biographies Online is a new one-stop online resource for all the biography needs of middle and high school students. Features full-length biographies of the most important,influential, and interesting people in the world.
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Issues and ControversiesIssues and Controversies (All NEW & IMPROVED) helps researchers understand today's crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today's most important and timely issues makes the database an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments. Includes full coverage of each National High School Debate topic. Now includes Intelligence Squared Debate Videos and Editorials from journals and newspapers around the world.
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World News DigestNew and Improved - World News Digest presents more than seven decades of authoritative news summaries and background articles. The redesign now features a unique archive in a dynamic, new, topic-based presentation. Instant access by topic to the most current news and perspective offered by our issue overviews and specially selected archival news articles. 
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Modern World History OnlineModern World History Online covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of fully hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, primary sources, and timeline entries combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.
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Writer's Reference CenterWriter’s Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively, from the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research. Writing references are pulled from Facts On File’s extensive reference catalog, and more than 150 essays covering grammar, style, research, and more allow users to learn new concepts and find answers quickly.

World Cinema Video Collection
The best of contemporary and classic cinema from around the world. (Limited to High School only) More than 400 feature films providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries around the world. 
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Health Reference Center OnlineRedesigned to support your curriculum needs!Health Reference Center contains thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into five major categories—body systems, diseases and disorders, drug abuse and addiction, mental health and developmental disorders, and nutrition and wellness—plus important health content focusing on teens, women, men, children, and seniors.
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Ancient and Medieval History OnlineAncient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of nine civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and Islamic Empire—from prehistory to the 1500s. This highly acclaimed resource is excellent for in-depth research or comparative studies across civilizations.
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eLearning ModuleseLearning Modules provide focused, targeted coverage of core-curriculum topics. Designed for libraries and classrooms, eLearning Modules are a unique combination of our multivolume print series with rich media, including high-quality educational videos, images, and support materials that were created specifically to align with the content.Ø Biomes of the Earth OnlineØ Energy and the Environment OnlineØ Essential Chemistry OnlineØ Genes and Disease Online Ø Genetics and Evolution OnlineØ Global Warming OnlineØ Green Technology OnlineØ Physics in Action OnlineØ The Plant World OnlineØ Space Science OnlineØ The Human Body: How It Works OnlineØ Exploring Career Clusters OnlineØ Top Careers with a Two-Year Degree OnlineØ Global Exploration OnlineØ Great Empires of the Past OnlineØ America at War OnlineØ Life in America OnlineØ Your Government: How It Works Online
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Today's ScienceNew and Improved!Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in the classroom and real-world discoveries. Boasting a fresh redesign and powerful new features, Today's Science gives in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics and technology. Interviews with Scientists bring research to life. Science Fair guide, embedded glossary and curriculum tools make this a must have science resource!
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American Indian History OnlneAmerican Indian History Online offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history, plus browseable indexes of Indian culture areas and more than 600 tribes. Event and topic entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries allow for an interactive, multifaceted look at the indigenous peoples of the Americas.
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History Research CenterHistory Research Center is the most authoritative resource for complete American and World History Coverage!Fully cross-searchable& seamlessly integrated for complete history coverage.Articles,biographies,timelines,primary source documents,video and more! - Now Available! - Includes American History, African-American History, American Indian History, Ancient & Medieval History and Modern World History!
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Ferguson's Career GuidanceFerguson’s Career Guidance Center provides detailed profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries; invaluable advice on career skills; more than 55,000 resource entries; sample résumés and cover letters; a school search feature with exclusive information from Peterson’s Nelnet, LLC; a career interest assessment tool; and much more!
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American History OnlineAmerican History Online- all new and redesigned! -spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. Now includes American Women's History and U.S. Government for expanded coverage. Thousands of biographies, subject entries, timeline entries, primary sources, images and videos, and maps cover the entire spectrum of the American experience, providing the most comprehensive range of information in a single source.

Core Curriculum Bundle
The Core Curriculum Bundle features six of our award-winning databases for your cross-curriculum needs: American History, Science Online, Blooms Literary Reference, Writer's Reference Center, and World Geo and Cultur.
Issues and Controversies in American HistoryHistory comes to life, not as a mere recitation of names and dates, but as a series of turning points where the future hung in the balance and opinions raged on all sides. This educational database builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped the United States.Places students and researchers at the center of the great debates in American History. New, specially created educator support materials - discussion questions, enhanced lessons, short video and other educator resources. Correlated to Common Core and state and national standards, Issues and Controversies in American History is a great value!
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Science OnlineScience Online - All new and redesigned! Contains extensive information on the full spectrum of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats, including printable diagrams, illustrations, experiments, images, videos, and flash animations. The content is organized by subject area and type of resource, and state and national education standards, as well as STEM Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards! New core topic centers, enhanced with 9 full-text eLearning modules, activities and interactives!
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The World Almanac OnlineWorld Almanac Online expands on the “most useful reference book” The World Almanac and provides students and researchers access to authoritative, essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable online format. Perfect for any school or library. Great quick reference source.
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World Religions OnlineWorld Religions Online features all new redesign and focuses on thorough coverage of religions and spiritual traditions from around the world. Ideal for religious studies and social studies classrooms, this user-friendly online resource features an easy-to-navigate interface, gateway pages that focus on the world’s major religions, timelines, fact files, media galleries, and much more.
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Bloom's Literature OnlineBloom’s Literature Online is the definitive source for literary criticism from Harold Bloom, with essays and criticism on thousands of great writers and their works, an archive of 48,500 characters, plus articles on topics and themes, NEW-- Full-length videos of classic plays, specific advice on how to write good essays on popularly assigned authors, a timeline, video segments, and a special feature on Professor Harold Bloom’s Western Literary Canon. Over 9,000 discussion questions to enhance your literature lesson.
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World Geography and Culture OnlineWorld Geography and Culture Online enhances the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills, providing both facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country and U.S. state entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, compare and rank tools, and much more.

Secondary Schools CollectionJSTOR (www.jstor.org) is a digital library of peer-reviewed academic journals, books, and primary sources. Content on JSTOR spans more than 50 disciplines. Key fields include history,language & literature, and mathematics.
FactCite: Mythology Online
Winner of an EDDIE for middle school language arts and with audio read-along and Easy-Reading versions of key entries, database includes Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, heroes, and places. Egyptian, Norse, Mesopotamian, Persian, and other world mythologies. llustrations include great works of art, scientific images, and line drawings. Multidisciplinary approach.
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FactCite: Biographies 4-database bundleEssential Biographies (formerly Sports Champions, Shapers of Society, and World Biography) plus Biography for Beginners. Includes audio read-along. Thousands of biographies of historic and contemporary figures, with capability to search across all databases.
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FactCite: 2-database American History BundleCombines American History and Defining Moments in U.S. History (34 modules, with 2 added each year); supports New York State social studies curriculum.
FactCite: Defining Moments NEW for 2015-16"Recommended" by ARBA Online for middle and high schools. Presents authoritative accounts of major moments in history, from the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the events of September 11. Based on the acclaimed print series from Omnigraphics, Defining Moments provides a user-friendly resource for anyone researching these fascinating events and movements. Supports New York State social studies curriculum. Features: • Narrative essays — perfect for Common Core nonfiction close-reading assignments • Hundreds of primary source documents and illustrations • Biographies • Thoroughly indexed
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FactCite 1-2-3!FactCite 1-2-3! for primary grade researchers: eight modules include biographies, mythology, animals, the planets, elements, the solar system, U.S. states, and countries. Simple screen designs, audio read-along, accessible text, illustrated.
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FactCite: Essential InformationAuthoritative and comprehensive database. Great place to jump-start research. Covers most areas of the curriculum, including world and American literature, world and American history, government and government documents, physical sciences and more.
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Complete FactCite Online Middle/High School BundleFactCite was named "Best Overall Reference K-12." Bundle includes the complete collection of resource databases: Biography for Beginners, Essential Biographies (Sports Champs, Shapers of Society, World Biography), Mythology, American History, Defining Moments, Science, Essential Information, and Countries and Cultures.
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FactCite: Lincoln Library ScienceIllustrated coverage of the Elements, Planets, Ecosystems, Animals, and Plants. For grades 4 to 9.
FactCite: Lincoln Library Online 4-database Elementary School BundleCollection of 4 resource databases for elementary researchers from grade 3. Indexed, illustrated, with capability to search across all databases. Includes Biography for Beginners, Mythology, American History, and Science.
FactCite: American History OnlineMore than 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American History. Includes American Indians, eras in American history, and comprehensive section on U.S. states. New York State history, notable historic figures, and timelines.

FactCite: Essential Biographies Online 
Formerly three databases: Sports Champions, Shapers of Society, and World Biography. Includes 10,000+ biographies, with 750 sports champions, 100 notable historic figures (with primary source documents), and famous people from around the world. Includes audio read-along. Capability to search across all databases.
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FactCite: Lincoln Library Online 4-database bundleSelect any four databases (see descriptions below) with capability to search across all databases. NOTE: BUNDLE MAY NOT INCLUDE Defining Moments or Essential Information.
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FactCite Elementary School "Step-Up" BundleCollection of 5 resource databases for elementary researchers: FactCite 123!, Biography for Beginners, Mythology, Science, and American History. Indexes, illustrated, with capability to "Step up" from 2nd grade reading level to an entry on the same topic at a higher reading level. 
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FactCite: Countries and CulturesComprehensive coverage of the countries of the world, illustrated. Supports research for country reports and activities such as Model UN and debate. Sections include curated weblinks for further study.
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FactCite: Biography for Beginners OnlineGrades 3 through 8. 740 biographies with audio read-along: human rights activists, U.S. presidents, explorers, authors, inventors, notable African-Americans, women, and people from Colonial America and the Revolutionary War eras. Based on acclaimed Biography for Beginners print series. Updated regularly. Indexes by topic, place of birth, and Lexile.

Maps101
www.maps101.com -- computer with internet connectivity required. Cross-curricular K-12 online (web-based) resource. Unlimited access at school & home. Images can be projected, used on white active boards, computers, copied into documents & PowerPoint, and material is pre-formatted for printing. Supports physical & cultural Geography, US/World History, Earth Science, ELA & Spanish Language Arts, Civics/Gov't with over 7,000 political, physical historical, & interactive maps, weekly full-text articles & assessment questions, National Geographic (NG) videos, archived maps from NG yellow border magazine, Lessons & Activities, educational games and quizzes, World & U.S Reference Atlases 
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Maps101 + Field Trip Librarywww.maps101.com – K-12 online (web-based) resource which supports: Common Core Standards, US & World History, Earth Science, Physical & Cultural Geography, ELA & Spanish Language Arts, Civics/Gov't with over 7,000 digital, printable & interactive maps.
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980
Hispanic American Newspapers represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the US during the 19th and 20th centuries. (Grades 7-12)
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Apartheid: Global Perspectives 1946-1996Apartheid: Global Perspectives. This collection contains thousands of translated news broadcasts and publications, written by both the people who experienced apartheid and those around the world who watched, reacted to and analyzed it. (Grades 7-12)
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American Race Relations: Global Perspectives 1941-1996American Race Relations: Global Perspectives is the only archive covering foreign perspectives of American racial issues in the mid-20th century. This is a unique collection of primary source documents on racial justice from around the world. (Grades 7-12)
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Access World News - Student EditionAvailable for renewal only.
African American NewspapersAfrican American Newspapers provides insight into the culture and contributions of African Americans from 1827 to 1998. Primary sources from 35 states includes the Freedom's Journal (NY) – the first African American newspaper published in the US. (Grades 7-12)
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Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans 1639-1800 is the definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th and 18th century America. The collection contains almost every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America during this period. (Grades 7-12)
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Access World NewsAccess World News is a comprehensive resource that includes the full text, complete electronic edition of over 4,000 major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles worldwide. (Recommended for Grades 6-12)
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American Broadsides and EphemeraAmerican Broadsides and Ephemera is a full-color digital edition of 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820-1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1749-1900. A uniquely powerful resource for visual teaching and learning. (Grades 7-12)
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The Rand Daily Mail, 1902-1985The Rand Daily Mail, published daily in Johannesburg, is a critically important title that pioneered popular journalism in South Africa. It is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. (Grades 7-12)
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Science Source CollectionScienceSource Collection offers access to digests based on articles from scientific journals and magazines. The collection clarifies complex concepts and provides important facts, ideas, results and conclusions from the original article. (Grades 6-12)
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American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922
American Civil War Collection contains over 13,500 works addressing all facets of the War. The coverage extends throughout the Civil War and beyond into the postwar period, a time in which modern interpretations of the conflict began to take shape. (Grades 7-12)
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Latin American Newspapers, 1805-1922Latin American Newspapers covers the issues and events that shaped this region from 1805-1922. Over 280 titles chronicle the evolution of Latin America through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry and more. (Grades 7-12)
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Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives 1941-1996Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives. This archive from sources around the world, covers post-World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more. (Grades 7-12)
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The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions, 1945-1991The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions. The Cold War was a force in global politics from the end of WWII and 1990. These primary source documents from around the world shed light on this crucial time in world history. (Grades 7-12)
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African Newspapers, 1800-1922African Newspapers provides over 60 searchable African papers published. Featuring English and foreign-language titles it offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its people between 1800 and 1922. (Grades 7-12)
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Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. (Grades 7-12)
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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) has been the U.S.’s principal historical record of political open source intelligence for over half a century. Foreign perspectives are presented on issues past and present from actual transcripts. (Grades 7-12)
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Popular PeriodicalsPopular Periodicals Premier is a collection of some of the most popular and widely read magazines published, covering topics relevant to the curriculum including world news, people, health, culture, education, business, science, sports, and more. (Grades 6-12)
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Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives, 1958-1994Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives. This online archive offers firsthand reporting and deep analysis on important issues and historic events from Morocco to Egypt to Afghanistan with content not available anywhere else. (Grades 7-12)
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South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922South Asian Newspapers has English, Gujarat, and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of Pakistan and Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. It has coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent from 1864-1922. (Grades 7-12)

Black Authors, 1556-1922
Black Authors 1556-1922 has more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa, compiled by the curators of the Afro-Americana Imprints collection, the largest existing collection of its kind. (Grades 7-12)
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KidsPageOffers Web-based access to articles from relevant, age-specific publications, many which include photographs and images. KidsPage offers useful learning materials for all subject areas. (Grade K-6)
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America’s Historical NewspapersAmerica’s Historical Newspapers provides primary sources from hundreds of historical US papers dated 1690 to 2000. Features a timeline/topic-based interface, complete editions of the paper including illustrations, advertisements, cartoons and more. (Grades 7-12)
Periodicals Archive Online

A major electronic archive of over 700 digitized, full-image journal articles, Periodicals Archive Online offers unprecedented access to international, scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines.

Ethnic Newswatch Complete

Ethnic NewsWatch™ (ENW) is a current resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. It may be combined with Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™ which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. Together, these resources present an unmatched, comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 2.5 million articles from over 330 publications.

SIRS® Government Reporter

A comprehensive student resource for the study of all aspects of U.S. Federal government. It contains thousands of full-text documents, summaries, and graphics covering a wide variety of topics including health, science, economics, environment, politics, foreign affairs, business, and industry.

ProQuest Technology Collection

Over 3,500 full text journals. Subject coverage includes: Aeronautics Biochemistry Biomechanics Civil engineering Computer science Earthquake engineering Electrical engineering Environmental engineering.

ProQuest Newsstand: (NYT, WSJ Current)

Includes the current editions of the NY Times, Wall Street Journals and hundreds of additional newspapers

History Vault: Struggle for Woman’s Rights

History Vault: Struggle for Women's Rights: 1880-1990 Organizational Records

ProQuest Central K12

ProQuest's largest and best K12 Journal Collection, delivers millions of articles from more than 4,600 full-text scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. All via the award-winning ProQuest search engine. With ProQuest Central K12, you get more of what you need to serve high school and college-prep level programs. Biology, Education, Computing, Science, Social Science, Research Library, Newsstand, Psychology, Religion.

ProQuest Central K12 w/ABI Research Bundle

Add 1230+ full-text business journals to ProQuest Central K12, ProQuest's largest K12 Journal Collection, delivers millions of articles from more than 4,600 full-text scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. All via the award-winning ProQuest search engine.

U.S. Hispanic Newspaper Collection

ProQuest U.S. Hispanic Newsstand is the largest collection of leading Hispanic newspapers available to libraries. With titles from around the U.S., including El Diario/LA PRENSA (New York City), La Opinión (Los Angeles), Conexión (San Antonio) and Extra (Chicago), U.S. Hispanic Newsstand provides local, regional, national, and international news from the Hispanic perspective.

ProQuest Central K12 w/ABI Global

Add 2495+ full-text business journals to ProQuest Central K12, ProQuest's largest K12 Journal Collection, delivers millions of articles from more than 4,600 full-text scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. All via the award-winning ProQuest search engine.

ProQuest AP Science, now with Biology Journals

"ProQuest AP Science delivers a comprehensive collection of more than 500 magazines and journals designed to support advanced placement and college-prep level science studies in earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences. Coverage is front-to-back full-text, as well as full-page image and Text+Graphics™ to reproduce images and diagrams exactly as they appeared in the original publication. Now includes Biology Journals. See also PQ Central K12.

ProQuest Environmental Science Collection

Over 1,100 leading full-text journals from around the world are included as well as over 4,000 full-text government reports and over 1.2 million digitized pages from over 1,700 Environmental Impact Statements.

American Periodicals Series Online™ (APS Online)

Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's. APS Online chronicles the development of America across 150 years. The journals in this collection cover three broad periods:

Best of ProQuest: Common Core 4

Save an extra 10% on 4 key resources that support the new Common Core standards. Bundle of eLibrary, CultureGrams, SIRS Issues Researcher, and eBooks (choice of either 9,000 or 80,000 ebooks): School and Educators Complete or Academic Complete

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. 2013

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps, the world. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Statistical Tables Online

ProQuest Statistical Insight provides line-item access to over 1,000,000 individually indexed tables selected from the major statistical compilations and special studies issued by the federal government, private research firms, state governments, and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). Up to 130,000 new tables are added yearly. All tables are available as images. Since 2006, all tables have been available in both image and Excel formats.

eLibrary

The perfect general reference resource for delivering essentials. Researchers find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, websites and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. Now comes with ProQuest Lit Learning.

History Vault: Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century II

The Second Black Freedom Struggle module is comprised of 36 collections of personal papers and organizational records, including those of Claude A. Barnett, the founder of the Associated Negro Press, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

ProQuest Education Journals

ProQuest's largest education collection delivers more than 600 magazine and journal titles with nearly 100% full-text for the continuing professional and educational development of teachers and administrators.

Historic NY Times 1851-2008

The Historical NY Times makes the entire back file (1851-2008) of The New York Times available in full-page images. This database contains 3.5 million pages of primary source documents to support all areas of school curriculum and standards achievement. Now includes the Hartford Courant 1764-1987

CultureGrams

Helps you and your students discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

ebrary Schools and Educators Complete

Subscribe to over 9,000 ebooks in the following disciplines: Education, History, Language, Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sciences, Social Sciences, Study Guides.

History Study Center

Brings together, in one place, a variety of resources for students, including reference materials, images (photographs and illustrations, video and interactive maps), primary source documents, web sites and study units.

ebrary Books Purchase

Virtual Library: Over 300,000 titles available for permanent access/purchase. Available in single access and multi access price points. Customize your collection for teachers and students.

History Vault: NAACP Papers

ProQuest® History Vault’s NAACP Papers 1 will provide the first electronic access to files from the group’s Board of Directors and Annual Conferences, as well as text of major speeches and national staff records.

History Vault: Vietnam

ProQuest History Vault: Vietnam consists of collections on the Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy from 1960–1975. It covers U.S. involvement in the region from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration, to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops in 1973. Documents in this module trace the actions and decisions at the highest levels in U.S. foreign policy, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and members of the U.S. armed forces, including the Marines and the Military Assistance Command Vietnam.

Research Library w/Career & Tech

ProQuest Research Library's extensive online collection provides one-stop access to more than 6,100 scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers—with more than 4,600 titles in full text. Now with Career and Tech. (Consider upgrade to ProQuest Central K12)

Best of ProQuest: Junior High or Middle School Bundle

Save an extra 5% on the bundle that best supports Junior High or Middle School research. eLibrary, CultureGrams, SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS Bundle)

SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS) Contains SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS Webselect

History Vault: Southern Life & Afro-American History

History Vault: Southern Life and African-American History: 1775-1915 Palntation Records Part 1

Literature Online

Contains a full library of up-to-date, fully searchable criticism and reference resources in addition to the full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the seventh century to the present day. It not only provides the materials for the historical study of almost every period and genre of literature in English but also features increasing numbers of works by the major authors of the twentieth century. Contemporary criticism is available through the full text of over 320 current literature journals that can be accessed through the renowned literary index, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), which contains over 950,000 records of literary criticism from 1920 to current.

ProQuest NY Business Bundle (formerly WALDO pkg)

Includes ABI Complete, Research Library, Newspapers Premier, Black Newspapers, Health Management, Psychology Journals, Education Journals, Social Science Journals

SIRS Issues Research & Discoverer Bundle

Contains SIRS Issues Researcher and SIRS Discoverer

GenderWatch

Enhances gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives from 1970 to present. This resource offers over 300 titles (HS recommendation only)

SIRS WebSelect

"Webselect is an online database of carefully selected, reliable and credible Internet resources on vital issues and topics, carefully monitored by SIRS to ensure quality and accessibility. Each site includes a summary as well as subject heading and topic assignments. "

eLibrary Elementary

Enables K-5 students to search across more than 38 reference books, 100 plus hours of audio/video content, 400,000 pictures and images, 4,000 maps, more than 100 children’s magazines, including Ranger Rick, Cobblestone and Sports Illustrated for Kids, and thousands of articles and transcripts from more than a dozen newspapers, TV and radio outlets.

SIRS Issues Researcher

CODiE Award Winner 2011: Best Social Science research database. Now also covering 10 World Conflicts...SIRS ISSUES Researcher provides Pro/Con viewpoints and analysis in an online reference database containing more than 300 Leading Issues AND thousands of carefully selected full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, political and global issues.

Historical NY Times and Current Newsstand Bundle

Bundle contains Historic NY Times and Current NY Times, Wall Street Journal and hundreds of additional current newspapers. Exclusive access to WSJ, LA Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune

ebrary Teachers Education Bundle

Over 3500 ebooks covering various topics on education. Great for classroom applications or for Masters or Doctoral studies. Incl: Administration, Adult & Continuing Education, Counseling & Career Guidance, Distance Education, & E-Learning, Early..etc
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NY Direct: PQ Discovery, KidQuest, Career & Tech

"ProQuest Direct (ProQuest Discovery) is an affordable, general reference package for all grade levels that includes over 3,410 titles, with more than 2,350 in full text. Detailed information on popular topics including the arts, business, education, literature, politics, and psychology, as well as hundreds of popular and children's titles. Now includes Career and Tech Journals.

ProQuest Environmental Science & Pollution Management

Environmental Science & Pollution Management This multidisciplinary database, provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals.

ProQuest Science Journals

With coverage dating back to 1986, ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,600 titles—with more than 1,270 available in full text. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical.

SIRS Issues Researcher & Renaissance Bundle

Contains SIRS Issues Researcher and SIRS Renaissance

History Vault: Black Freedom II Struggle in the 20th Century I

The first two modules of ProQuest History Vault cover the breadth of The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century from the perspective of the men, women, and sometimes even children, who waged one of the most inspiring social movements in American history. Spanning from the founding of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs at the close of the 19th century to the riots that followed the verdict in the Rodney King police brutality case in the last decade of the 20th century, the first Black Freedom Struggle module consists of 37 collections of records from federal government agencies.

360 Search by SerialsSolutions

Provide a simple and proven starting point for research.  A single query combs all resources at once. When you put 360 Search on your Website you can make holdings available anytime and anywhere.

Alt-Press Watch

Showcases unique, independent voices from some of our nation's most respected and cited grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals.  The database features over 670,000 articles from more than 230 full-text publications.

Ancestry Library Edition

Distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.  Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.

Civil War Era journals

ProQuest Civil War Era is the resource American history scholars have been waiting for--comprehensive primary source materials that were previously unavailable digitally, cover a vase range of topics including the formative economic factors and other forces that led to the abolitionist movement, the 600,000 battle casualties, and the emancipation of nearly 4 million slaves.

eLibrary Science

eLibrary Science delivers a comprehensive curriculum and reference resource designed to support the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences.  It provides thousands of authoritative multimedia files and manipulative and interactive tools.

HeritageQuest Online

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online.  It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place's past.

Historic News Core Collection

4-paper bundle includes: Wall Street Journal 1889-1994, Washington Post 1877-1995, Los Angeles Times 1881-1988, Christian Science Monitor 1908-1998.

Historic News National Collection

17-paper bundle includes: Wall Street Journal 1889-1994, Washington Post 1877-1995, Los Angeles Times 1881-1988, Christian Science Monitor 1908-1998, Boston Globe 1872-1981, Hartford Courant 1764-1986, San Francisco Chronicle 1865-1922
Storia School Edition - Full List BThe Storia® School Edition is a unique eReading experience designed in close collaboration with Scholastic’s reading experts. The goal is to inspire today’s kids with a love for reading while offering teachers the tools they need to better support the literacy success of every child in the classroom. With the Storia School Edition, every student and teacher in your school will have unlimited school access to more than 2,400 quality eBooks for the entire year.

BookFlix is an engaging online literacy resource that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction ebooks from Scholastic. BookFlix was created for students that are pre-kindergarten through grade 3. BookFlix consists of the following:• 125 fiction/non-fiction pairs build background knowledge and introduce content-area information.• Spanish language versions of 35 pairs offer first language support.• Read-along option for both fiction and non-fiction develops listening and reading comprehension.• Interactive educational games informally assess learning.• Narrated definitions and text build vocabulary and support early readers.• Author biographies introduce children to favorite writers.• Safe, age-appropriate Web links extend learning on high-interest topics.• Educator resources, including lesson plans and correlations, support teachers, librarians, and parents.Each BookFlix pair matches classic fictional video storybooks with top-quality high-interest non-fiction ebooks to reinforce early reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and understanding. With the power of multimedia, BookFlix offers a thoroughly engaging reading and learning environment.

FreedomFlix is an exciting digital resource that will engage even the most reluctant readers! With more than 65 social studies units spanning ten core curricula areas, FreedomFlix provides a wealth of learning opportunities. Each unit includes an introductory video, a dynamic ebook, related articles, primary sources, and vetted weblinks that expose students to a range of text types and media on the same subject. Multimedia popups provide even more contextualization while offering different points of view on the subject areas being explored.

TrueFlix - Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix is a highly-engaging multimedia resource that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices,or at home. Beautiful, authentic eBooks are enhanced with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content in a variety of text types and media—including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites. TrueFlix helps students improve literacy skills, build content-area knowledge, and cultivate the critical skills necessary for academic success and college and career readiness.
TeachingBooks.netTeachingBooks.net strives to equitably give all readers insights and opportunities that deepen their understanding and joy of the books they are reading. The focus of the service is supporting student achievement, fusing reading and technology, and offering meaningful professional development for the teaching of books. TeachingBooks.net is an extensive database of literacy resources and tools that enrich PreK–12 reading and library instruction. Each resource, be it an original movie filmed in the author’s home by TeachingBooks.net, or a video book trailer narrated by an actor or the author, or a series of novel units with discussion questions that require evidence to successfully answer, is included in the database to easily integrate a digital, informative component into existing literacy and library work. TeachingBooks.net delivers to your school community: opportunities for every student to watch, hear and learn from an author, integration of authors’ insights into the curriculum, connections for families to have meaningful conversations about books, and resources that excite and inform all members of a community about the books being read. Key Information: www.TeachingBooks.net - A comprehensive literacy database and professional development service Grade-Levels: PreK-12 Curricular Areas: TeachingBooks.net helps educators integrate literacy and technology across all curricular areas, including core subjects such as ELA, Science, Social Studies, Math, Art, and Spanish/French foreign languages.

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TumbleBookCloud Jr (Grades 3-6)
TumbleBookCloud Junior (www.tbcjr.com) is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database includes FREE access to our Common Core Portal(www.tbcjr.com)
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TumbleDeluxe (TumbleBookLibrary) (K-3)TumbleDeluxe is our core collection which includes 550 titles of animated talking picture books, books in English, French and Spanish, read-alongs, non-fiction books, and National Geographic Videos, and educator resources in a FREE Common Core Portal (www.tumblebooklibrary.com)
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TumbleBookCloud (Middle/High Schools)TumbleBookCloud(www.tumblebookcloud.com) is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books for middle/high schools. Collection includes FREE Common Core Portal. 
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TumblePremium (K-6)TumblePremium includes 962 titles and growing. It includes everything in the TumbleBookLibrary-Deluxe core collection as well as graphic novel and math stories categories (not in Deluxe version). It also includes FREE common core portals: K-5 English and Math Common Core Portals. (www.tumblebooklibrary.com)
Leading academic plagiarism checker technology for teachers and students. Online plagiarism detection, grammar check, grading tools.

OriginalityCheck
Ensures original work by checking submitted papers against 20+ billion web pages, 220+ million student papers and leading library databases and publications.

GradeMark
Saves time and improves feedback through online grading where standard and customized marks appear directly on the student's paper.

PeerMark
Engages students in the writing process by providing structured, anonymous feedback of other student's written work.

World and I

WorldandISchool.com
For grades 7-12. Along with 15,000 scholarly articles, 8,000 global images, and 2,000 Teacher's Guides, you will find special collections by core curriculum, special features such as Global Culture Studies, ESL and Spanish lessons, and much more!
WorldandISchool.com & WorldandIKids.comTwo unique databases at one special price! WorldandISchool.com (gds 7-12): core-curriculum-based special collections, weekly ESL & Spanish, and more! WorldandIKids.com (gds 3-7): History Makers, Inspire, Did You Know, and more! 

WorldandIKids.comFor grades 3-8. An innovative site created to inspire young students with new perspectives, diverse cultures, and positive outlooks on life. Enjoy History Makers, Inspire, What If?, Treasures, Create Your Company, Did You Know, and much more!
Power Pack
Everything: Advanced Reference Suite + Discover +EWOL + all 3 Digital Libraries + Dramatic Learning + Activity Corner + Hispanica + Decouverte (read-aloud capability and language (30) translations in all articles.

AD Package w/WEOL
Advanced Reference Suite + Discover + Early World of Learning.  The Discover site aids differentiated instruction and provides easy-to-read articles with an engaging 'Q & A' video library.  The AD Package offers read-aloud capability and language (30) translations in all articles.  Perfect for a K-12 building.

AD Package
Advanced Reference Suite + Discover:  Everything the Advanced Reference Suite offers, plus read-aloud and language translations in all articles, plus Discover's engaging 'Q & A' video library.

Advanced Reference Suite
WB Advanced + School & Library Edition:  Everything the S & L Edition offers, plus access to a vast collection of primary source documents, over 5,000 web-based e-books from the public domain, and literary criticism integrated within the Student search engine.

Children's Edition
WB Student + WB Kids + Discover + EEH + Early World of Learning: Provides read-aloud capability and language translations throughout.  The Discover site aids differentiated instruction with easy-to-read articles and engaging 'Q & A' video library.  Recommended for elementary and intermediate schools.

School & Library (S & L) Edition
WB Student + WB Kids + EEH:  World Book's online encyclopedia includes a biography center, citation builder, timelines, curriculum correlations, an electronic briefcase to save research media and articles.  WB Kids provides easier vocabulary for younger readers.
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