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The world`s largest academic multidisciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 periodicals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.
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Spanish speakers and students of Spanish can benefit from the clear, concise information in Estudiantil Hallazhgos, World Book`s intermediate Spanish-language encyclopedia.
Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework. A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, more than 350 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Full text articles from nearly 1,800 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,700 periodicals. Full text back files go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstracts back files go as far back as January of 1984. Updated daily.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and junior high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
NEO CANDO is an information sharing network providing a comprehensive collection of demographic data describing the 17 county Northeast Ohio region, or for specific neighborhoods within the region. Data regarding population trends, poverty, employment, educational attainment, housing and crime statistics are available.
NODIS is your online connection to demographic and economic data for Ohio, especially post-1990 data tables and area profiles. The majority of data, maps and reports are based on geographies in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area (Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties).
These online research resources are provided by Ohio libraries to all Ohio residents.
This reference contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it 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. This database provides the basis from which students can develop persuasive arguments and essays on multiple sides of an issue, better understand controversial issues, and help to develop analytical thinking skills.
Directory information for 11 million US businesses and 120 million US households. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location or phone number.
This wide range of topics (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) satisfies the demand for standards-based content and provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. It is designed to meet student researchers’ needs, with full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today`s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 102,800 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.
Designed for high school and college students, World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. It also contains individual accounts that allow users to create and save their work and timeline and citation builders.
Intended 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.
World Book Encyclopedia articles form the foundation of this expansive reference database that includes the World Book Dictionary, the World Book Atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected websites, correlations to state and provincial curriculum standards, and much more.