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Articles from Magazines & Newspapers

Academic Search Premier from EBSCOhost EBSCOThe world’s largest academic database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Updated daily.
MasterFILE Premier from EBSCOhost EBSCOFull text articles from nearly 1,800 business, health, news, and hobby magazines, including Consumer Reports, Health, Time, and many more. It also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,700 periodicals. Full text backfiles go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstracts backfiles go as far back as January of 1984. Updated daily.
Newspaper Source from EBSCOhost EBSCONewspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
More EBSCOhost Databases by Subject
EBSCOFind these additional databases: Alt Health Watch, Computer Source, ERIC, Health Source, MAS FullTEXT Ultra, Professional Development Collection, Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection, Religion & Philosophy Collection, Sociological Collection and Vocational Search & Career Collection.

Arts & Literature

American and English full text literature collections EBSCOA fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.
Literary Reference Center from EBSCOhost LitReferenceCenterFull text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

Business & Employment Resources

Business Source Premier BusinessSourcePremierThis is the industry’s most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 8,800 serials. Business Source Premier provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. Updated daily.
Job & Career Accelerator job_career_acceleratorJob & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application.  Find detailed information on occupations, a skill-matcher, and up-to-the-minute job postings, plus create a resume and cover letter, practice interviewing skills, and more.
Regional Business News from EBSCOhost
EBSCOThis database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Vocational & Career Collection Vocational100Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this collection provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals including Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age and many more.
Workforce Skills for the 21st Century
Workplace Skills LogoWorkforce Skills provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. This interactive, self-paced learning approach allows job seekers to learn at their convenience.

Encyclopedias

World Book Academic worldbookacademicAcademic World Book is a comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search and tailored to the needs of college- and university-level students.

World Book Early World of Learning
earlylearningThe Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.

World Book Online
worldbookAll the information of World Book in a searchable database, geared for all ages.

World Book Spanish
WBSpanishThe Spanish-language version of World Book Encyclopedia.

Genealogy, History, and Biography

Ancestry Online (Only available from the library) AncestryLogo-Square-150x149Ancestry Library Edition provides easy access to more than 4,000 genealogy databases with a single search. Coverage focuses primarily on the United States and the United Kingdom, although other areas are covered. Databases include the complete U.S. Census & Index (1790-1930), vital, church, court, and immigration records. The Map Center contains more than 1,000 historical maps. Other notable collections include Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Databases are updated continuously as new information becomes available.
Biography Reference Bank EBSCOMore than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, and citations. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images.

Health

Consumer Health Complete ConsumerHealthFull text journals, magazines, and reference books from EBSCOhost dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness. Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information.
MedlinePlus medlineThe National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Contains bibliographic citations (e.g., authors, title, and journal reference) and author abstracts from over 3,900 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 foreign countries during the current four years. Contains over 9 million records dating back to 1966.
NetWellness nwlogoIncludes periodicals (indexing to over 150 titles with selective indexing and full text of health-related articles from over 2500 general interest periodicals), pamphlets (full text coverage of over 500 medical education pamphlets) and reference books (full text coverage of Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, The People’s Book of Medical Texts, Oryx Press Consumer Health Information Source Book, USPDI Drug Information in Lay Language, and Columbia University Complete Home Medical Guide.

Homework Helpers

Primary Search (Grades K-6) EBSCOContaining full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries.  All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), which allows users to read along at their own pace.  This database provides thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.
Middle Search (Grades 4-10)
EBSCOThis database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books such as the Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia; New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd Edition; Encyclopedia of Animals; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Points of View Reference Center
PointsofViewPoints of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint . Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Searchasaurus
SearchasaurusResearch tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

Student Research Center
StudentResearchCenterEBSCO’s Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type – -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

World Book Kids
Kids world bookIntended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

Science

Auto Repair Reference Center from EBSCOhost autorepairThis database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.  Includes coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present, millions of drawings and step-by-step photographs, and approximately 110,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer.
Facts on File Science Online Facts_On_File_Science_OnlineScience Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards.  Also includes more than 1,100 science experiments and activities, indexed by grade range, subject category, and time required.
Science Reference Center ScienceRefCenterTopics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Test Preparation, Online Courses, and Adult Learning

LearningExpress Library learning-expressTopics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.
Mango Languages mangoThis resource offers courses in many different languages. Each lesson uses real-life situations and dialog to teach actual conversation skills. There are 100 lessons per language covering beginning topics such as introductions, travel, and seeking assistance. Lessons are self-paced and include some grammar and cultural notes. The use of Mango requires Adobe Flash Player 9.

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