Databases and Resources

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Career Information – career statistics and information.

 

 

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CountryReports – for information about countries and cultures around the world — includes all 50 states.

 

 

 

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E-Books from Gale/Cengage – (Complete books available online through the Table of Contents)– use just as you would books on the shelf in the library; you need a password to access from school or home; check in the library media center.

  • UXL American Decades
  • Dictionary of American History
  • Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students
  • Countries and Their Cultures
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods & Recipes of the World
  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages
  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
  • Diseases and Disorders — A-Z
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science
  • Chemical Compounds
  • Real-Life Math
  • Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia
  • UXL Graphic Novelists
  • Concise Major 21st Century Writers
  • Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography
  • Notable Sports Figures
  • Encyclopedia of Education Law
  • Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens’ Rights and Responsibilities
  • MANY MORE through INSPIRE Database

 

 

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Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Social Issues and Current Events (also available through GALE Products in INSPIRE below).

 

 

Grolier

Groiler Online – A wonderful scholastic resource for students

 

 

SALEM-PRESS

Health E-Books from Salem Press – must see library staff for password from home.

  • Magill’s Medical Guide
  • Cancer
  • Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Psychology & Mental Health

History E-Books from Salem Press – must see library staff for password from home.

  • Great Athletes
  • Musicians and Composers
  • Great Lives from History — Notorious Lives
  • Inventors and Inventions
  • Milestone Documents — World Religions (Primary Sources, Documents, Analyses)

 

 

Infobase

InfoBaseLearning (FactsOnFile)

 

 

INSPIRE

INSPIRE – many databases (Indiana Virtual Library) GALE Products through INSPIRE — E-book collection, Military and Intelligence Collection, Health Reference Center Academic, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, Informe (Spanish site), Biography in Context, Contemporary Authors, Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module, LitFinder, Nursing Resource Center, Small Business Reference Center, Gale Science In Context, Testing & Education Reference Center.

 

 

Courier-Journal

The Courier Journal – The “e-edition” of the newspaper

 

 

NAFCS

OverDrive – NAFCS Online Library Books  USE SCHOOL LOG IN

 

 

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Librarians Index to the Internet – all topics from Internet sites — well organized and dependable sites.

 

 

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Maps101 – Maps, flags, activities, puzzles, games, etc.

 

 

 

SALEM-PRESS

Science E-Books from Salem Press – must see library staff for password from home.

  • Solar System
  • Forensic Science

 

 

 

TEACHING-AND-LEARNING-CENTER-REAL

K-12 Teaching and Learning Center – research, calendar, states, more.

 

 

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World Book Online
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NewsBank

Access World News

Over 3,000 state, regional, national and international newspapers and key sources with a user-friendly U.S. and global map interface. Provides diverse viewpoints of local and world issues for Current Events, Debate, Economics, Research Papers, and Speech.

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America’s Historical Newspapers

Provides both a timeline and topic search covering issues and events, discoveries, inventions and more from daily life in the colonies and the Revolutionary War to World War I (1690-1922).

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Popular Periodicals (1992-Current) — What is usually needed for research projects

Coverage of U.S. and international news, the arts, business, careers, history, health, science, sports, and technology from well-known and familiar magazines.

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Science Source Collection (1987-Current)

Articles, biographies, and digests explore science topics including diseases, mammals, the environment, and physics. Learn about biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, health, oceanography, and applied sciences.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook — Career Information

SIRS Knowledge Source – social issues resources
Click here to access SIRS from outside the school corporation, using your SIRS login ID and password.

World & I Magazine – World & I School – excellent for arts, social studies, literature, science

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A to Z The World

Grammar and Punctuation Rules (with online quizzes)

Research Paper Formats