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Designed to meet student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains hundreds of science magazine and journal articles, encyclopedias, and reference books. Students can also discover science projects, multimedia items on various science topics.

This general reference database for elementary and middle school students provides full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, nonfiction books, magazines, and web resources. It also contains maps, images, country facts, classroom activities, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides coverage of hundreds of topics through full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, government documents, primary sources, magazines, and web resources. It also contains biographies, maps, images, timelines, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, Small Business Reference Center offers full-text coverage of magazines, journals, trade publications, and industry reports. It also offers a start-up kit and sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, state-specific resources, videos, and reference books.

Contains the full text of hundreds of reference books and the full collection of Clymer repair manuals for performing routine maintenance and extensive repairs for all terrain vehicles, chain saws, generators, marine/boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, personal water craft, snowmobiles, tractors, and more.

Provides a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals, and students.

This database contains the Statistical Abstract of the United States and the Statistical Abstract of the World. Both abstracts are authoritative and comprehensive summaries of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of a selected country.

Provides access to the Documents and Rare Printed Materials archives of the Wiener Library in London, the first archive to collect evidence of the Holocaust and the anti-Semitic activities of the Nazi Party during World War II. It contains thousands of eyewitness accounts, photographs, propaganda materials, Wiener Library publications, and biographical details of major figures in the Nazi Party.

Designed for students in grades 5-12, this database explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It has full-text coverage of thousands of international newspapers, magazines, public opinion polls, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, and more.

Ulrichsweb is an online version of Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and it contains detailed information (ISSN, publisher, subject, format, status, reviews, etc.) on hundreds of thousands of journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.

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U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the American Revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.

This is the U.S. government's official web portal, designed to makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. Find information about benefits, grants and loans, jobs, training and education, passports and travel, immigration, citizenship and international travel, mortgages, housing and family, and more.

Provides comprehensive information and expert investing advice on thousands of stocks, mutual funds, options, and other securities.

The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides descriptions to quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes.

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Expanding upon the print version of The World Almanac for Kids, this database covers a number of subject areas that students can search or browse in order to develop online research skills while using a trusted source. It also contains homework help tips, science diagrams and examples of science projects.

World History in Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.

This database is an objective, comprehensive guide to the world’s major religions and spiritual traditions. It contains a calendar of holidays and observances, videos, images, essays, biographies, and more about the beliefs, practices and history of each major religion.

This is a catalog of books and other materials held in libraries around the world. If we don't own a title that you want, you can use WorldCat to find a library that owns the title in order to place an interlibrary loan request.

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