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Comprehensive database of academic journals for scholarly research

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Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. Read about key figures and events, examine famous speeches and other primary sources, and get context from the in-depth timelines.

Database focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness

Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties, from acoustics and aeronautics, to neural networks, nuclear and civil engineering and more

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Auto Service and repair information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1974 to present from every major manufacturer

Comprehensive source for literary research on writers and their works throughout history and the world

Encyclopedia articles about people, places and things with pictures, maps, videos and activities.

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Activities to explore, play, read and draw for pre-K through second grade

Encyclopedia articles, current magazines, recommended websites, an atlas, biographies, news, pop-up dictionary and thesaurus, multimedia includes images, videos, and audio clips

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Business research database covering marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance and economics

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Health content oriented to the information needs of patients and designed to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics

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Full text of more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies and dictionaries — all from well-respected publishers

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Countries, states and provinces with maps, flags, photos, recipes and famous people

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A platform that allows the user to search multiple EBSCO databases at once and retrieve single set of results

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Includes full-text education journals that cover the essentials of education and related fields of study, including in-depth coverage of special education

Spanish database for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Includes articles, multi-media, timelines and more for older learners.

Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish from Britannica

Provides access to information from magazines and books on many topics for elementary students

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Provides access to information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, video and more for high school students

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Provides access to information on many topics from magazines, newspapers, books, biographies, country reports, primary sources, video and more for middle school students

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Provides access to information from many sources on most topics for teen through adult public library patrons

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is an award-winning reference database for lifelong career exploration and planning. It offers a wealth of resources for users to assess their career goals and interests, plan their education, learn workplace skills, find apprenticeships and internships, conduct a job search, and much more.

Offers scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain covering agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology

More than 600,000 biographies of people from around the world and throughout history

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Full-text articles from 120+ children’s magazines, reference sources and newspapers

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From immigration to stem cells to texting while driving, Opposing Viewpoints in Context delivers more than 13,000 pro/con views, over 1,000 court case overviews and thousands more topic overviews, biographies and profiles.

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U.S. and world history topics from historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents

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161,000 multimedia resources, including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

Comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials and other career and life skills resources

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Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals

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Large collection of periodicals, reference books and more covering a wide range of general interest topics

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NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Comprehensive full-text database covering the major scientific fields of study: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife

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Up-to-date information on topics related to small businesses and entrepreneurs

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Links to quality online content for South Carolina-related topics, including subjects in the South Carolina curriculum standards

Grades 7-12 eBook database

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs, and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish, and French.

K-6 math eBook database

K-12 Student Center with Live Homework Help, Write Tutor Center, Test Prep Center, Skills Center, Resource Library

Explores the fundamentals of writing, provides guides for research and documents and writing resources covering grammar, style, and research.

Ebooks

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story’s cultural and historical significance.

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