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"There is no remedy so easy as books, which if they do not give cheerfulness, at least restore quiet to the most troubled mind."

—Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) English society figure, letter writer

 

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Authors and Books

Contemporary Authors LogoContemporary Authors

Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on many U.S. and international authors.

Literary Reference Center Logo Literary Reference Center

Contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works. 
 

Novelist K-8 Plus Logo NoveList K-8 Plus

This reader's advisory tool for students also contains author information.

Novelist Plus Logo NoveList Plus

This fiction and non fiction reader's advisory tool contains author information.

 

Current Events


   
eLibrary Logo  eLibrary (formerly BigChalk)

General reference tool geared for students. Allows searches of magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and photos. (Library use only)


 Points of View Logo

 

Points of View Reference Center

 

Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.  

 

Topic Search Logo  TOPICsearch  

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.  

 

Geography



A to Z Maps Logo  A to Z Maps Online

The worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps.


A to Z World Travel Logo  A to Z World Travel

Find useful information about 202 cities around the world: where to stay, where to eat, what to see, etc. Includes accurate currency converter. User can choose to print specific sections.


  eLibrary Logo eLibrary (formerly BigChalk)

General reference tool geared for students. Allows searches of magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and photos.

 

Health and Science


Academic Search Premier Logo Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for more than 4,500 journals (magazines)covering social sciences, computer sciences, engineering, medical sciences and other science topics.


  eLibrary Logo eLibrary (formerly BigChalk)

General reference tool geared for students. Allows searches of magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and photos. (Library use only)


MasterFILE-Premier-button(100x50).gif MasterFILE Premier  

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.


 National Library of Medicine National Library of Medicine

 

Discover a wealth of information at the National Library of Medicine.  Beside links to Medline and other free databases, there are links to historical medical documents, historical photos, videos, books, journals and historical medical statistics.


 Psych_button_100.gifPsychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Contains full text for more than 560 journals.  


  

science_ref_center.gifScience Reference Center

This research database provides access to many full text science oriented content from science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.   

 

 

Encyclopedias, Newspapers and Magazines


Academic Search Premier Logo Academic Search Premier  

This collection of full text articles and journals offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. 


 


 

This link will take you to research material appropriate for elementary school, middle school and high school students.  Adults will be very happy with the information from the high school level of Britannica, too.


   eLibrary Logo eLibrary (formerly BigChalk)

General reference tool geared for students. Allows searches of magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and photos. (Library use only)


 

Funk and Wagnalls Logo Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.  


 

EBSCO GreenFile Logo GreenFile  

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Read up on PV cells, greenscaping, and much more. 


 

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This database features full text from more than 1900 reference books, encyclopedias and non fiction books PLUS 200 history periodicals.  

 



masultra100.gif MAS Ultra School Edition  

Specifically designed to provide high school students with full text access to periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, and more.  


 

MasterFILE-Premier-button(100x50).gif MasterFILE Premier  

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.  


 

middlesearchplus100.gif Middle Search Plus  

Middle school students can access biographies, historical essays, encyclopedias, and popular, middle school magazines.  


 

Newspaper Source Logo Newspaper Source  

Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.  


 

Primary Search Logo Primary Search  

Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. 

 


 

Searchasaurus Logo   Searchasaurus  

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search skills. 


 

 

 

 

Learn a Language


 
Mango Languages Logo Mango Languages

Learn a language from the following list: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, AND English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers.


Learning Express Logo   Learning Express Library  

Explore the Learning Express web site - sharpen your skills and improve your score with online practice tests and self-paced courses. For academic and career testing.  Includes new GED test material.

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