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  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    Explora for Public Libraries allows you to search multiple EBSCO databases for information about arts and literature, business and careers, consumer health, current events, geography and culture, and more. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides full-text coverage of many topics via magazines, newspapers, reference books, eBooks, biographies, radio and tv news transcripts, primary source documents, maps, images, and more. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    Elementary students can easily search for information about animals, arts and music, biographies, math, science, and more using resources like Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, popular full-text elementary school magazines, eBooks, thousands of images, and videos. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    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.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    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.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    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.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    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.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    The OED provides the meaning, history and pronunciation of hundreds of thousands of words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world. Discover how English words have changed over time with the historical dictionary and thesaurus and browse OED entries by subject, usage, region, and origin.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Provides extensive coverage of key issues in American History via pro/con arguments, primary source documents, timelines, background articles, and biographies.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Offers in-depth articles to objectively understand the crucial issues of the day in politics, business, government and society, family and community, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, Issues & Controversies provides the latest related news coverage from Reuters as well as a variety of helpful background information such as the key pro/con arguments, primary documents and chronologies of related events.

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