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MasterFILE Premier - (EBSCO): Provides full text for more than 1,730 general periodicals, including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for mor

MAS Ultra: School Edition - (EBSCO): Designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines including American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges,Congressional Digest, Discover, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Scientific American, Smithsonian etc. Full text is also available for 84,774 biographies and 100,554 primary source documents; also contains more than 350 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps & flags.

Facts On File (World News Digest): Facts On File World News Digest @ FACTS.com brings together complete content from the Facts On File World News Digest and a live news feed from Reuters® to answer questions about events, people, issues, facts, and figures from 1940 to the present. Facts On File World News Digest @ FACTS.com also delivers maps, photographs, historic documents, and special overviews of key issues, newsmakers, and events since 1940.

CQ Researcher : The CQ Researcher report explores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week. Topics covered includehealth, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.

Academic Search Complete - (EBSCO): It is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full-text for nearly 5,300 journals, including more than 4,400 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 9,300 journals in the collection.

Research Library (Proquest): Search the full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general subjects. (Includes APS Online and Historical New York Times.)

More Resources

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia: For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

Gale Literary Databases: Provides access to three premier literature resources with a single search. Simultaneously search Contemporary Authors (CA), Contemporary Literary Criticism Select (CLC Select), and Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB), you'll find in-depth information on the lives and writings of more than 127,000 authors along with critical reaction to their works. This series includes integrated indexes to both the DLB and CLC print series.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: The sources that Gale Virtual Reference Library offers in eBook format include multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Subjects covered include Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.

Literature Resource Center: Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Newspaper Archive - (NewspaperArchive.com): Largest historic newspaper archive online, dating as far back at the 1700's. 3028 titles from around the world.

Newspaper Source - (EBSCO): Full-text for over 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Some full-text for over 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Also contains full text television and radio news transcripts from major news stations, such as CNN, NPR etc.

Scribner Writers - (Gale): Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the Scribner print series.

TOPICsearch - (EBSCO): TOPICsearch is a current events database of full-text articles and documents, which includes menus of popular topics for classroom discussions, debates, and student papers.

Twayne's Authors Series - (Gale): Comprises 600 full-text book titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, U.S. and British authors.

Vocational & Career Collection - (EBSCO): Full text of nearly 350 trade and industry journals.

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