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Digital Collections from ABC-CLIO Single Point of Access (In-Library Use)  (Remote Access)
Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas
Daily Life through History
The American Mosaic: The African American Experience
The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience
The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience
Educator's Reference Complete
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education.
Expanded Academic ASAP
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!

Gales's Testing & Education Reference Center With Career Module
A start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life.
  • Over 100 practice tests and courses (GED prep, SAT Subject Tests, FCAT and many others)
  • Career module includes test prep help to obtain licenses for a career as a Practical or Registered Nurse, civil service (firefighter, police officer, postal worker, realtor), teacher certification and many others. Includes Online Resume Builder.
  • Information on over 4,000 accredited schools
Junior Edition (Gr. 6-9)
This periodical database is 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.
Junior Edition InfoTrac
This periodical database is 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.
Kid's InfoBits Kid's InfoBits
Developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten to Grade 5. Featuring a graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from broad to narrower topics using the subject-based topic tree. Curriculum-related age appropriate content from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
NovelistPlus  NoveListPlus: Your Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction (EBSCO)
Fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages
Expert reading recommendations from professional librarians
Read-alikes for every title, author, and series
Easy-to-use interface designed with readers and librarians in mind
Simple but effective searching
Quick and easy-to-use resources including:
Book Discussion Guides
Thematic book lists
Reading and book-oriented articles

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Novelist Plus K-8  Novelist Plus K-8 (EBSCO)
Engage your younger readers and encourage reading success! NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.
Science in Context
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 earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.
Student Edition (Gr. 9-12)
This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Student Edition InfoTrac
This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
TumbleBook LibraryTumbleBook Library
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
TumbleBooks Library for Kids
TumbleBookLibrary collection can also be viewed in Spanish.
World Book Online Super Homepage
    World Book Online Super Homepage
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

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World Book Online Reference Center

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World Book Online Info Finder

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  World Book Timeline Logo

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World Book Super Home Page
World Book Advanced E-book collection includes thousands of fiction and non-fiction E-books, with selections in nine languages.


World Book Online Kids
World Book Online for Kids is the first site developed specifically for primary school aged patrons, with such features as:
• Thousands of easy-to-read articles
• Engaging images and illustrations 
• Interactive games and activities
• Interactive maps
• Outline maps and flags
• A biography center
• Science projects
• Teacher resources
World History: The Modern Era  World History: The Modern Era  (In-Library Use)  (Remote Access)
World History: The Modern Era is the latest update of the reference standard of electronic history reference materials for high school and high-level middle school coursework.