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All databases are accessible from non-Library computers except where noted.
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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!
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.
New Item Kid's InfoBits
Developed especially for beginning researchers in K-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.
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.
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 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 Book Online Kids
A version of the popular encyclopedia designed for the use of children. Graphical interface provides for ease of use, and topics include many popular subjects revolving around people, places, current events, social issues, and more. In addition, a puppy named Atlas provides an online tutorial in using the resource.