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This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

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Comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas.


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Biographies of thousands of people from reference sources and periodicals plus information from The Complete Marquis Who's Who.

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Contemporary Authors helps researchers discover biographical details on approximately 116,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. The most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century, and authors from around the world are featured in this award-winning reference resource.


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Interdisciplinary, interactive databases on a wide range of subjects.

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This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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


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Designed especially for youth in grades K-8.

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


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Provides reference information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources.

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Plot summaries, full-text articles from literary journals, critical essays, and related Web sites covering novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers. Includes material from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, and Short Story Criticism among others.

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Online learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Fun and engaging interactive lessons make learning a new language fast, easy and incredible effective. Choose from 34 languages and 15 ESL courses.


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

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

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Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets.

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An online reader's advisory to fiction books. Keyword and subject access to thousands of children's and adult fiction titles with full-text reviews.

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An online reader's advisory to fiction books. Keyword and subject access to thousands of children's and adult fiction titles with full-text reviews.

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Information from core reference materials including Great American Court Cases and Current Controversies to support the selection and defense of a position on social issues.

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Designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

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

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Makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.


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Makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.

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Presents resources for homework, reports, and projects in a fun format while encouraging online research skills from a trusted source.

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Includes all articles from the print encyclopedia plus pictures, maps, videos, animations, sounds, panoramic 360 views, and links to editor-approved Web sites. Special features include content from the World Book Dictionary and the World Book Atlas, Today in History, Behind the Headlines, and Special Reports.

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Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Newly evaluated and accepted sites are added to the database three times a year. The committee also reviews all sites within the database twice a year to guarantee sites are still relevant, appropriate and accessible.

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Brought to you by USA.gov, Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.

New Jersey History Kids

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The New Jersey History Kids multimedia website is intended to instruct New Jersey students in grades K through 4 in New Jersey Hisotry and Social Studies in accordance with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards in Social Studies, adopted by the New Jersey State Department of Education in October 2004.

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