Online Databases

Online Research Databases

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Ancestry Library

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ProQuest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create  Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

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Explora

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Explora is EBSCO’s interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: Simple search that quickly delivers relevant result, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic and topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research.

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Gale eBooks

A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and reference sources specializing in Biography, Business, Education, History, Medicine, Science, Social Science and more. Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library.

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Gale in Context: Biography

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Gale in Context: Biography is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. It merges Gale’s authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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Gale in Context: High School (Temporary Subscription)

Temporary Free Subscription: Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. If prompted, use the password “open.”

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Gale in Context: Middle School

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Gale in Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. Formerly Research in Context.

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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

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Full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more!

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Gale in Context: Science

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Gale in Context: Science is an engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Gale in Context: Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather. The collection includes millions of full-text articles that includes national and global publications as well as 200+ experiments, projects, and top reference content.

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Gale in Context: U.S. History

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Gale in Context: U.S. History is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The comprehensive, contextual, media-rich collection empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills. Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. Content includes reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, and more than 5,000 rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.

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Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator–from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty–such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

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HeritageQuest Online

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Combines digital, searchable images of  U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 – 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more than 20,000 book titles, including nearly 8,000 family histories and over 12,000 local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records, and more.

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Hoover’s Company Records (ProQuest)

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Find  up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover’s, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company’s location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

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LearningExpress

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Business writing, job search, resumes, interviewing, test prep and interactive practice exams.

*You will need to create a new login for LearningExpress 3.0.  LearningExpress Library 3.0 is an all-new platform which includes skill-building tutorials, test preparation, and career advancement resources enhanced with new educational content, career guidance, and advice from industry experts. There are many new features and resources. One very important update is in the change in New York State high school equivalency preparation materials. The new test which New York State has selected, the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), is included on Learning Express 3.0.

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Literature Resource Center

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Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides researchers with unbounding evidence to support their literary responses and thesis statements through a diversity of scholars and critics that ensure all views and perspectives are represented.

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Miss Humblebee’s Academy (Temporary Subscription)

Temporary free subscription: An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! If prompted, use the password “open”.

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NuWav Legal Documents

Nuwav Legal Documents is an online tool that helps you easily find and complete documents for your legal needs.  Nuwav Legal Documents’ easy to use format helps you take control of your legal needs by searching for a document, inputting the necessary information, and printing your ready-to-use document in just minutes.

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RBDigital eMagazines

 

 

 

 

RBDigital (formerly Zinio) is an online magazine subscription service you can access free through the Library. You can access full publications on your PC/Mac, iPhone, iPad, and any Android device. The publications you will have access to will be the same as if you were reading the paper copy, including any advertisements that may be seen within.

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Scholastic GO!

 

 

 

Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

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US Newsstream (Proquest)

Global Newsstream enables users to search the most recent global news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring content from newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. This product provides one of the largest collections of news from the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. All titles are cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform allowing researchers easy access to multiple perspectives, resources, and languages on the topic they are researching.

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World Book Online

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From pre-K to high school and beyond, we have databases for every learner at every level. World Book Online hosts thousands of articles, as well as hundreds of maps, videos, and other media for an immersive learning experience.
Teacher resources, curriculum correlations, learning standards, and other useful tools for educators are included across all databases.

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World Book Student

Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.

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World History in Context

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Gale in Context: World History reaches back to the ancient world — and forward to today’s headlines — to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students. Content is aligned with state and national curriculum standards.

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