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ABI/INFORM Collection

ABI/INFORM Collection is a scholarly database for business research topics such as business and economic conditions, management techniques, advertising, marketing, human resources, finance, taxation, and computers.
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Academic OneFile

This is a good source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.
Magazines and Periodicals
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Academic Search Elite

Need a scholarly journal article for your research paper? Search articles from academic and professional journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multicultural studies, education, and more. This resource is great for college students or anyone conducting in-depth research.
Magazines and Periodicals
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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

Access NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable pages from more than 400 cities and towns from hundreds of newspapers dating back as far as the 1700s. The collection includes coverage from the United States, United Kingdom, and more than 15 other countries.
Genealogy, Newspapers
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Access Video On Demand

Access Video On Demand provides instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos covering a wide range of subjects, such as business, career planning, health, history, travel, and more.
Entertainment , Images and Videos, Health and Well-Being, Arts and Culture, Personal Finance
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Access World News

Access World News provides international news, issues, and events from more than 600 U.S. and more than 500 international sources. English translations of selected top stories from more than 50 countries are updated daily to keep researchers at pace with developing global events and issues.
Newspapers
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AccessScience

AccessScience features biographies of scientists, late-breaking science news, links to related websites, study guides, additional reading, research ideas, and a listing of Nobel Prize winners. This science encyclopedia is searchable by keyword or topic.
Science
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Adult Education Center from Tutor.com

The Adult Education Center's Live Tutor service is open from noon to midnight, seven days a week, and offers one-on-one online tutoring in English and en Español. Available topics for tutoring include High School Equivalency and Citizenship Testing. Students can also upload a document for review and proofreading by a tutor.
Careers and Education
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African American Biographical Database

African American Biographical Database provides biographies of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, athletes, scientists, and more. Years covered are from 1790 to 1950.
Genealogy, Biography
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African American Music Reference

African American Music Reference contains more than 3,000 essays and images that offer coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
Arts and Culture
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African-American History

African-American History is a comprehensive reference database, covering more than 500 years of African American history from the slave trade to the Civil Rights movement to the present day. The thousands of informative entries include biographies, primary source documents, images, timelines, maps, and charts.
History, History of the United States
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Agriculture

Agriculture includes more than 400 titles focused on agriculture and its related fields, from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.
Science
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America's GenealogyBank

America's GenealogyBank includes historical newspapers, books, and documents as well as obituaries and the Social Security Death Index, 1937-2014. Some of the newspapers and books included date back to the 1600s.
Genealogy, Newspapers
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America's Obituaries & Death Notices

This is a collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices published since 1980 (exact dates covered vary by newspaper). You can search by name of the deceased, date range, or specific text, such as residence, occupation, hobbies, family members, or other personal information contained in the obituary or death notice.
Genealogy, Newspapers, Local History
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American Ancestors

American Ancestors offers thousands of searchable, digitized collections containing more than one billion records. These collections include vital records, cemetery records, probate records, genealogies, and scholarly journals. **Ask MGC Staff to assist with logging in to this database**
Genealogy
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American Civil War Research Database

The American Civil War Research Database is for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War. The database contains indexed, searchable information on more than four million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 17,000 photographs.
Genealogy, History of the United States
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American Civil War: Letters and Diaries

Find detailed, firsthand descriptions of historical characters and events, glimpses of daily life in the army, anecdotes about key events and personages, accounts of sufferings at home, a rich database of battles, and more. These and thousands of other experiences are represented in this 100,000 page collection.
History of the United States
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American History

American History is a comprehensive database covering the most important individuals, events, and topics in U.S. history. The thousands of entries include biographies, maps, timelines, primary source documents, and images. Extensive overview essays provide detail on each time period.
History, History of the United States
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American Indian Correspondence

American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893 is a collection of almost 14,000 letters written by those who served as Presbyterian missionaries to the American Indians during the years from 1833 to 1893.
History of the United States
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American Indian History

American Indian History is an authoritative reference database that provides in-depth coverage of more than 5,000 years of culture, legends, and leaders. More than 500 Native American groups are covered in entries that include primary source documents, biographies, maps, images, and timelines.
History, History of the United States
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American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

Formed in 1968, the American Indian Movement (AIM) expanded from its roots in Minnesota and broadened its political agenda to include a searching analysis of the nature of social injustice in America.
History of the United States
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American Music

American Music contains thousands of tracks that allow people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about Native Americans, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys.
Entertainment , Arts and Culture, History of the United States
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American National Biography

This database includes biographies of more than 18,000 men and women from the past whose lives have shaped the nation. Search by name, gender, occupation, keyword, and more. Noteworthy individuals are only considered for inclusion in this database after their death.
Biography, People and Places
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American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900

This collection features more than 1,100 periodicals published between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, and children's and women's magazines.
History, History of the United States, Magazines and Periodicals
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American West

The Graff Collection allows you to explore many aspects of the American West. Through a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources, this collection is a dynamic teaching and research resource.
History of the United States, My Community
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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition will be temporarily available for customers to use from home. This feature will be available through the end of September.
Genealogy
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Ancient and Medieval History

Focusing on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia, Ancient and Medieval History gives a balanced, global view of the world in ancient and medieval times. Thousands of entries on events, people, and primary source documents provide a comprehensive and comparative view of the pre-modern world.
History, History of the World
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AP Images

Users can search from more than a million images selected from the Associated Press image library, featuring current and past news events, people, and places. This resource also includes audio files and text spanning more than 160 years of history.
Images and Videos, Entertainment
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Applied Science & Technology Index Retrospective

This retrospective index covers periodical articles from 1913 to 1983.
Science, Technology
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Archive Finder

Search holdings information from thousands of archival collections across the United States as well as throughout Great Britain and Ireland.
Genealogy, History of the United States, History of the World, Walking Tours
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Art Index Retrospective

This index covers periodical articles from 1929 to 1984. Find information on fine, decorative, and commercial art. Art Index Retrospective includes American, Latin American, Canadian, Asian and non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.
Arts and Culture, Displays
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BiblioBoard

Enjoy a small collection of titles from your local, independently published authors in Missouri in BiblioBoard. Want your eBook to be part of the collection? Submit it via Indie Author Project.
Books and Reading, Certification, Authors, Storytelling
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Biography

Read biographies of more than one million people including current celebrities, authors, musicians, artists, scientists, and many others from throughout history and around the world. Some biographies include pictures, magazine articles, and links to websites.
Biography, Exhibits
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Biography and Genealogy Master Index

This is a comprehensive index to more than 13 million biographical sketches covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.
Genealogy, Biography, My Community
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Biography Index Retrospective

Biography Index Retrospective is an index of interviews and profiles of history makers, as well as obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, book reviews, bibliographies, and exhibition reviews. Years covered are 1946 to 1983.
Biography
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Black Thought and Culture

This database includes more than 100,000 pages of monographs, speeches, essays, articles, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from earliest times to 1975.
History of the United States, History
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Bloom's Literature

Based on Facts on Files' extensive print literature collection, Bloom's Literature examines the lives and works of great writers throughout history. It contains information on thousands of authors and their works, as well as 35,000 characters, an extensive glossary, and more.
Literature , Authors
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Book Review Digest Retrospective

Book Review Digest Retrospective indexes reviews of fiction and nonfiction books. The database includes children's books as well as books for adults and young adults. Reviews are from 1908 to 1982.
Books and Reading, Book Groups
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BookFlix

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, Images and Videos, Storytimes, Early Literacy
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Britannica Library

Search or browse the encyclopedia alphabetically or by subject to find in-depth articles, related websites, video clips, and more. Check out the world atlas, timelines, year in review, and the spotlight archive with exhibits on dinosaurs, thunderstorms, the Titanic, and more.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Exhibits
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Britannica Library Children

Britannica Library Children offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
Student Resources for Kids, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Homeschoolers at the Library
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British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

The personal writings of women from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, spanning more than 400 years, are in this collection. Researchers can explore the thoughts, observations, and experiences of both famous and ordinary women on all subjects. The collection begins in 1500 and moves through to World War II.
History, History of the World
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British Library Newspapers

This collection contains full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent 19th Century Britain. It includes national and regional newspapers as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands and Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the World
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Business

Business integrates indexing, abstracts, and the full text for business, finance, management, and industry periodicals with a full-text directory of global private and public companies.
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Business Insights: Global

Locate detailed company and industry information including company profiles, company histories, brand information, rankings, and current company and industry news. With Business Insights: Global, easily locate a company's ultimate parent company or see a listing of corporate subsidiaries.
Business
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Career Center from Tutor.com

The Career Center's Live Tutor service is open from noon to midnight, seven days a week, and offers one-on-one online assistance in English and en Español. Available topics for assistance are Resume Help, GED Preparation, Citizenship, and Back to School.
Careers and Education, Certification
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Chicago Tribune

Read articles from the Chicago Tribune newspaper (1985-current). You will find reporting and analysis of regional, national, and international news.
Newspapers
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Children's Core Collection

Used for collection development, readers' advisory, curriculum support, and selection and purchasing, Children's Core Collection includes fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, magazines, websites, and online subscription resources recommended for readers from preschool through sixth grade.
Literature , Books and Reading, Electronic Reference Books, Early Literacy
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ChiltonLibrary.com

This database provides repair information for thousands of car, truck, van, and SUV make and model combinations. It includes photographs and wiring diagrams in addition to troubleshooting and diagnostics tools.
Automotive and Small Engine
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Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is regarded as one of the world's leading general interest news sources, known for its nonpartisan views and analytical reporting style. The publication provides in-depth coverage of key issues and events across the nation and around the world (1987-current).
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Civil War Era

Civil War Era contains primary source materials, newspapers, pamphlets, articles, and more, covering Manifest Destiny to the end of the Civil War.
History of the United States
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Civil War in Words and Deeds

This collection of regimental histories and personal narratives constitutes a source of great historical value. These first-person accounts, compiled in the postwar period and early 20th Century period, chronicle the highs and lows of army life from 1861 through 1865.
History of the United States
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Civil War Service Reports of Union Army Generals

These generals’ reports of service represent an attempt by the Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) to obtain more complete records of the service of the various Union generals serving in the Civil War.
History, History of the United States
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Classical Music Library

Classical Music Library is a fully searchable, comprehensive database of tens of thousands of distinguished classical recordings. The audio selections are linked to supplementary reference information about the composer and performers in addition to details pertaining to each particular recording.
Arts and Culture, Entertainment , Displays
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Classical Music Reference Library

Classical Music Reference Library brings together more than 17,000 pages of reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database.
Arts and Culture
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Classical Performance in Video

Explore the largest, most diverse, and comprehensive catalog of online music content in the world. From classical to alternative rock to zydeco, from ballet to operatic arias to alternative dance, Classical Performance in Video contains music and dance resources cross genres and content formats.
Arts and Culture, Images and Videos, Entertainment , Performance
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Classical Scores Library

Classical Scores Library contains the most important classical scores and manuscripts, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 25,000 scores.
Arts and Culture, Film Series
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College Center from Tutor.com

The College Center's Live Tutor service is open from noon to midnight, seven days a week, and offers one-on-one online tutoring in English and en Español. Available topics for tutoring are Math, Science, English, and Social Studies, along with Resume Help and GED Preparation.
Careers and Education, Teens at the Library
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Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the 16th and 18th Centuries.
History of the United States, History of the World
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Columbia Gazetteer

Trying to locate a town, river, or mountain range? Use this searchable gazetteer containing the names, descriptions, and characteristics of more than 170,000 places in the world.
Geography and Travel, People and Places
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Columbia Granger's World of Poetry

Looking for a poem? Search for a poem by author, title, first line, last line, subject, or keyword. Some poem listings contain the full text of the poem, a biography of the poet, and poem commentary discussing the poem's meaning.
Literature , Storytelling
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Communications and Mass Media

This is a custom collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
Business
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Computer Science

Computer Science includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Technology
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Confederate Newspapers

This collection is a mixture of issues and papers from Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Alabama ranging from 1861-1865. These newspapers "recorded the real and true history of public opinion during the war.
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the United States
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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete contains health and wellness information, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.
Health and Well-Being
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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports offers complete access to rating information from the Consumer Reports Magazine, Buying Guides, and more.
Magazines and Periodicals, Personal Finance, Health and Well-Being
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Contemporary Authors

Read biographies of contemporary novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters. This resource includes more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors, including commonly studied literary greats.
Literature , Biography, Electronic Reference Books, Authors
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Contemporary World Music

Contemporary World Music contains tens of thousands of tracks that deliver the sounds of all regions from every continent.
Arts and Culture, Entertainment , Film Series
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County and Regional Histories & Atlases

Originally compiled and produced by publishers and subscriptions agents for area residents and patrons, the original histories are difficult-to-find materials.
History, History of the United States, Geography and Travel
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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in-depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science, and technology. Every report is written by an experienced journalist and features comments from experts, lawmakers, and citizens on all sides of every issue.
Government, Current Issues and Topics
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Criminal Justice

If you're studying to become a lawyer, law enforcement officer, paralegal, forensic scientist, or a Homeland Security officer, this collection is for you. More than 700 journals are included.
Legal
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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts includes 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as reference content from Delmar, Cengage Learning. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
DIY and Hobbies
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CultureGrams

Find information on more than 200 countries around the world and learn about the 50 states. The Kids Edition features more than 80 country reports written for elementary students with easy-to-understand information and fun facts. Check out the recipe collection containing five recipes from each country.
Student Resources for Kids, Student Resources for Teens, Geography and Travel
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D&B Hoovers

D&B Hoovers delivers insightful information on more than 170 million businesses, both public and private, around the world; including the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and emerging markets. Search by Company Name, Executives, Industry or by using Conceptual Search and Business Signals. Business data includes Annual Revenues, Employee Cou
Business
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Daily Life through History

In Daily Life through History, students and researchers discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.
Student Resources for Teens, History of the United States, History of the World, History
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Dance in Video

Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th Century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.
Arts and Culture, Images and Videos, Entertainment , Performance
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Dance Studies Collection

Dance Studies Collection presents the historical context of 20th and 21st century dance through 150,000 pages of exclusive photographs, correspondence, magazines, dance notation, and reference material.
Arts and Culture
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DemographicsNow Library Edition

With DemographicsNow, you can analyze the demographic and market potential of any geography in the United States, create custom reports, perform a quick market analysis, create fully interactive maps, and much more.
Business
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Dictionary of Literary Biography

Dictionary of Literary Biography includes biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Biography, Literature , Electronic Reference Books
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Digital Sanborn Maps

Travel back in time with this historical collection of fire insurance maps created between 1867 and 1970. You'll find maps for more than 12,000 American cities and towns. Check to see if maps are available for your hometown, or take a peek at the cities of your ancestors!
Genealogy, Geography and Travel, Local History
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Diversity Studies

The Diversity Studies includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Current Issues and Topics, People and Places
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Early Learning by World Book

Early Learning by World Book has stories, games, and more to help you learn new things! Explore Trek's World and learn fun facts too!
Careers and Education, Storytimes
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Economics and Theory

This collection provides periodicals focusing on topics in economics. This database is perfect for business classes, with more than 450 full-text journals to support their research, and regular feeds of videos from Forbes.com that contain business news coverage and interviews with CEOs.
Business
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Education Index Retrospective

Education Index Retrospective indexes articles from 1929-1983. Subjects covered include adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods, and more.
Careers and Education
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Educator's Reference Complete

Educator's Reference Complete contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. This resource is for any educator, from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level.
Careers and Education
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Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Course

Entrepreneurial Mindset Training Course will give you a new perspective that can help you build a business, transform your organization, or reinvent your career.
Business
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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship provides information that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, and more. It includes hundreds of sample business plans.
Business
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Environmental Studies and Policy

Environmental Studies and Policy includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Science, Current Issues and Topics, Animals and Nature
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ERIC

Use the Education Resource Information Center to research educational issues in areas like teaching, teacher education, assessment, counseling, disabilities, gifted education, higher education, information and technology, early childhood education, and more.
Careers and Education
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Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective

Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective indexes essays and articles published between 1900-1984. Subject coverage ranges from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.
Literature
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Explora for Kids

Explora for Kids is a great place for students to do research on current and popular topics. Learn how Explora helps students find the reliable information
Current Issues and Topics, Kids at the Library
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Explora for Teens

Explora for Teens is a great place for students to do research on current and popular topics. Learn how Explora helps students find the reliable information
Current Issues and Topics, Teens at the Library
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Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Whether you're changing careers or choosing a career for the first time, get an inside look at today's most exciting jobs. You will find a description, job duties, salary range, employment prospects, education and training requirements, tips for getting the job, and more.
Careers and Education, Test Prep
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Financial Ratings

Financial Ratings evaluates the financial strength of more than 13,000 institutions, including life, health, and annuity insurers; property and casualty insurers; HMOs; Blue Cross Blue Shield plans; banks; and savings and loans. In addition, it tracks the risk-adjusted performance of 20,000+ mutual funds and more than 6,000 stocks.
Business, Personal Finance
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Findmypast

Findmypast offers access to more than three billion records from the United States and around the world including vital records, U.S. and UK census, military collections, immigration and naturalization records, and PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). 
Genealogy
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Fine Arts

This collection provides more than 150 full-text magazines and journals, providing support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Arts and Culture, Arts Instruction, Displays
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Flipster

Using Flipster, you can access your favorite magazines online. Download current and back issues of popular magazines to read offline anytime and anywhere. Titles include Time, People, and Entertainment Weekly.
Magazines and Periodicals, Games, Open Houses/Fairs, Early Literacy
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Fold3 Library Edition

Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Original records at Fold3 help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them.
Genealogy, History of the United States
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FreedomFlix

FreedomFlix features all of the Scholastic Cornerstones of Freedom titles online to help students improve literacy skills as they build their knowledge about history and government. Each title comes with related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
History, Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, History of the United States, Images and Videos, History of the World, Holidays
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Freegal Music

Freegal Music is a downloadable and streaming music service that gives you access to about 15 million songs in MP3 format and 40,000 music videos in MP4 format, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists. In total, the collection is comprised of music from 40,000+ labels with music that originates in more than 100 countries.
Entertainment , Arts and Culture, Images and Videos, Storytelling, Holidays, Open Houses/Fairs
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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All of the courses are free and led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Courses run for six weeks, and new sessions begin every month.
Careers and Education, Arts and Culture, Business, Foreign Language, Health and Well-Being, Legal, Personal Finance, Science, Technology, Literature , Games, Arts Instruction
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Gale Directory Library

Gale Directory Library is the electronic version of traditional print titles. This includes Ward's Business Directory, Encyclopedia of Associations, and Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.
Business, Electronic Reference Books
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Gale eBooks (Reference)

Search more than 1,000 electronic reference books individually or as a group. Titles include subject-specific encyclopedias, subject dictionaries, handbooks, and almanacs.
Electronic Reference Books
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Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening and Horticulture includes more than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. With the addition of 20+ reference sources, this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.
DIY and Hobbies, Home and Garden
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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples.
Arts and Culture, Displays
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Gender Studies

The Gender Studies includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Current Issues and Topics
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Genealogy Connect

Genealogy Connect is a collection of digitized, online books covering genealogy and history. The books are fully searchable. All titles can be listened to online, downloaded as MP3s, or downloaded as PDFs to a compatible eReader.
Genealogy, Electronic Reference Books
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General OneFile

General OneFile is a collection of millions of magazine and journal articles that is great for research papers and projects. It includes articles about business, technology, current events, economics, education, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, and more.
Magazines and Periodicals
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Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs

The Gerritsen Collection is a women's history collection of periodicals, books, pamphlets, and more. Much of this collection is primary source material otherwise available only in a few rare book rooms around the world.
Genealogy, History of the World
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GrantSelect

Search 10,000+ funding opportunities from federal government agencies, nonprofits, corporate foundations, research institutes, state agencies, and universities. You will find contact information as well as deadlines, restrictions, and links to websites with further information.
Business
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GreenFILE

GreenFILE is a research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling, alternate fuel sources, and beyond.
Science, Current Issues and Topics, Animals and Nature
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HeritageQuest Online

Search thousands of family and local history books and the complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940. Census records can be searched by name, place of birth, age, ethnicity, and more. HeritageQuest Online also includes Revolutionary War records and the Freedman's Bank.
Genealogy
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Historic Documents

Historic Documents contains hundreds of documents covering the most significant events of each year from 1972 to present. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
History, History of the United States, History of the World, Displays
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Historic Map Works Library Edition

Historic Map Works Library Edition is a full-color digital collection of historic maps. The core of the collection consists of more than 100,000 land ownership maps detailing the geographic and development history of the United States over several hundred years.
Genealogy, Geography and Travel, Local History , Walking Tours
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Historical Newspapers

Historical Newspapers includes the following:
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the United States, History of the World
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Historical Statistics of the United States

This electronic version of the popular reference work offers the ability to create custom tables based on specific statistics of the users' choosing. Topics are Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure and Performance, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Relations.
History of the United States
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Home Improvement

This collection of more than 200 home improvement-focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more. It will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.
DIY and Hobbies, Home and Garden
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Hoonuit

Hoonuit contains short videos explaining specific tasks in many of the most popular software applications in use today. The videos may be watched in sequence like a course or watched individually to learn a specific part of a program. Topics in Hoonuit
Technology, Careers and Education
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Hospitality and Tourism

This collection of more than 800 journals, 29 reference titles, and travel handbooks from Fodor's provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. It is a resource for curious travelers and serious researchers alike.
DIY and Hobbies, Geography and Travel, Crafts
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Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective cites articles from English-language periodicals from 1907-1984. Humanities topics include Archaeology, Art, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Literary & Social Criticism Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Theology.
Electronic Reference Books, Movie Screenings
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Indie Author Project

Indie Author Project (formerly SELF-e) enables writers to upload their eBooks to be included in a statewide collection that promotes local authors.
Books and Reading, Certification, Writing
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Information Science

Information Science includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Careers and Education
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Insurance and Liability

Insurance and Liability includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Legal
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Interactive: Science

Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, and earth/space science.
Science, Student Resources for Teens, Summer of Learning
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Irish Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archives includes titles such as the Irish Independent (1905-current), Sunday Independent, The Freeman's Journal, the Nation, and many of Ireland's leading regional newspapers, dating back to 1738.
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the World
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Jazz Music Library

Jazz Music Library contains thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
Arts and Culture, Entertainment , Film Series
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Just for Kids Access Video

Just for Kids Access Video gives kids a fun and educational place to stream a wide variety of videos without advertisements.
Entertainment , Arts and Culture, Careers and Education, Foreign Language, History of the United States, History of the World, Images and Videos, Science, Kids at the Library
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Kansas City Business Journal

NOTE: Some content is temporarily unavailable.
Business, Newspapers
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Kansas City Star

Read articles from the Kansas City Star newspaper (1880-current). Search local and regional news including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.
Genealogy, Newspapers, Business, Local History
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Kansas City Star Image Edition

The image edition provides an exact replica of the print version of the Kansas City Star newspaper on a daily basis. Users can browse through the paper a page at a time or enter search terms to find specific articles. Coverage begins March 1, 2013.
Newspapers, My Community
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LawDepot

LawDepot provides each customer the ability to create their own legal forms personalized to their state/province and personal situation. It features an easy question-and-answer process for filling out vital information in one place and then a document builder to format the results for local use.
Business, Legal
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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library provides interactive online practice tests and a tutorial course series designed to help users succeed on academic and licensing tests. It offers immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of results.
Careers and Education, Student Resources for Teens, Technology
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LegalTrac

LegalTrac includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Legal
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

This world-class bibliographic database covers librarianship, classification, information management, and more, and indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.
Careers and Education
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Literature Criticism

Literature Criticism presents a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras, and genres. It includes the following print titles:
Electronic Reference Books, Literature
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Live Homework Help from Tutor.com

Live Homework Help connects students with expert tutors for live, one-on-one help with homework assignments. Use Live Homework Help from your home computer or inside the Library to complete your homework assignments and improve your grades.
Careers and Education, Kids at the Library
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Los Angeles Times

Read articles from the Los Angeles Times newspaper (1985-current). With the nation's largest editorial department, it offers extensive coverage of local, national, and international news.
Newspapers
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Lynda.com

Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Business, Technology, Careers and Education, Personal Finance, DIY and Hobbies, Crafts, Arts Instruction, Open Houses/Fairs
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Mango Languages

Mango’s online language learning system focuses on teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Each lesson combines real-life situations and audio from native speakers with an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions.
Foreign Language, Student Resources for Kids, Student Resources for Teens, Self-Development
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MasterFILE Premier

Search articles from more than 2,000 magazines covering general interest topics such as current events, business, health, science, sports, multicultural issues, and more.
Magazines and Periodicals
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medici.tv

medici.tv offers access to classical music concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and master classes. More than 100 of these performances are streamed live each year.
Entertainment , Arts and Culture, Careers and Education, Images and Videos, Performance
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MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical citations on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an index to more than 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Health and Well-Being
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Mergent Archives

Mergent Archives includes all Mergent (formerly Moody's) Manuals published since 1909. The company snapshots provide a quick overview of each company including address, telephone and fax number, ticker symbol, and company website.
Business
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Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

You can quickly look up a word, read its definition, and hear it pronounced. Search by typing the beginning or ending of a word, definition, part of speech, and more. Check out the rhyme, crossword, and jumble search. This resource includes word games, a thesaurus, and atlas.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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Middle and Junior High Core Collection

Middle and Junior High Core Collection is a selective annotated list of fiction and nonfiction books for young people in grades five through nine, along with review sources and other professional aids for children's librarians and school media specialists.
Books and Reading, Electronic Reference Books, Literature , Parenting
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Military and Intelligence

Military and Intelligence offers periodical articles that have been selected to meet the needs of military personnel. It also includes basic reference materials such as The Columbia Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts.
Government, Magazines and Periodicals
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Missouri Legal Forms

This resource provides an online library of legal forms for a variety of needs: bankruptcy, bill of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, corporate, landlord tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes, last will and testament, and many more.
Legal, My Community
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Mitchell 1 ProDemand

ProDemand is the web version of Mitchell's automobile repair and estimating software. ProDemand offers repair professionals delivery of automobile repair and estimating information. On the "Welcome" page, click the "Login" button to get started.
Automotive and Small Engine
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Modern World History

Modern World History covers the important people and events of world history from the age of exploration in the mid-15th Century through the modern era.
History, History of the World, Walking Tours
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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Search more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs to determine where to invest your money. Identify stocks and funds that meet your criteria and read reports prepared by Morningstar. Obtain an analysis of your current portfolio or see how the stocks and funds you select work together to form a balanced portfolio.
Personal Finance
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Music Periodicals of the 19th Century

Music Periodicals of the 19th Century is a collection of full-text periodicals depicting American musical life from 1838 to the early 1900s through local and international news, reviews, editorials, sheet music, and advertisements.
Arts and Culture, History of the United States
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MUZZY Online

MUZZY Online offers children an opportunity to learn new languages through an interactive, self-directed program. Languages included are English, French, German, Italian, Chinese Pinyin, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, and Korean.
Foreign Language, Student Resources for Kids, Self-Development
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MyHeritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition includes birth, death and marriage records from 48 countries, the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses, immigration, military and tombstone records and more than 3 billion family tree profiles.
Genealogy
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National Geographic Kids

In this resource you will find the National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (three-month embargo); more than 500 National Geographic Kids books; 900 kid-friendly, downloadable images; and more than 200 videos.
Science, Magazines and Periodicals, Summer of Learning, Homeschoolers at the Library
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National Geographic Magazine Archive

National Geographic Magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. This archive collection includes every page and every photograph from 1888 through 1994.
Science, Geography and Travel, Science, Magazines and Periodicals, Animals and Nature
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New York Times

The New York Times, recipient of a great number of Pulitzer Prizes, provides national and foreign coverage, breaking news, arts and cultural information, sports, business news, and much more.
Newspapers
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NewsBank Retrospective

Read firsthand reports of recent historical issues and events from more than 500 local and national U.S. newspapers (1970-1991). This resource includes selected news articles of historical interest for a glimpse back into history.
Newspapers
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Newspapers.com Library Edition

Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive online database of 3,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. It contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries.
Genealogy, Newspapers
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NextReads

Subscribe to NextReads' email newsletters containing reading suggestions on more than 20 different topics including mystery, business and personal finance, fiction and nonfiction bestsellers, fantasy and science fiction, and more! Titles for tweens and children are also recommended in their very own newsletters.
Books and Reading, Book Groups
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Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides tutorials on a variety of the Library’s online resources as well as on social media sites.
Technology
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Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

This historical resource includes digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th Century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement, and illustration.
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the United States
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North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

This database provides a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. It includes letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories, beginning around 1840 and extending to the present, focusing heavily on the period from 1920 to 1980.
History of the United States
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North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950

This database catalogs and indexes American and Canadian women's diaries and correspondence over centuries. It includes 150,000 pages of materials, including more than 5,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts, all drawn from more than 1,000 sources and representing 1,500 women from all walks of life.
History, History of the United States
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NoveList K-8 Plus

Need help finding good books to read? NoveList K-8 Plus helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book you've liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, Student Resources for Teens, Storytimes
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NoveList Plus

Need help choosing a fiction book? You can match a favorite author or title, identify a book by describing the plot, explore fiction by genre such as mystery, romance, or adventure, find lists of award-winning books, read book reviews, and more.
Books and Reading, Book Groups
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Nursing and Allied Health

Nursing and Allied Health includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Health and Well-Being
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O'Reilly for Public Libraries (formerly Safari Books)

O’Reilly for Public Libraries includes thousands of business and technology books you can read online. You can search the collection by subject, and the search results will direct you to books that include sections on this subject. Some of the business topics covered are finance, human resources, management, and marketing.
Technology, Business
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Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints is a resource for information on today's controversial social issues. It provides access to viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on provocative and newsworthy topics.
Student Resources for Teens, Current Issues and Topics, Self-Development
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OverDrive Digital Downloads

RBdigital Audiobooks has merged with OverDrive Digital Downloads' audiobook collection as of September 1, 2020.
Books and Reading, Book Groups, Open Houses/Fairs
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OverDrive Digital Downloads for Kids

eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids can be downloaded to your computer or device. OverDrive also offers a Help section to answer your questions.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, Kids at the Library
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OverDrive Digital Downloads for Teens

eBooks and eAudiobooks for teens can be downloaded to your computer or device. OverDrive also offers a Help section to answer your questions.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Teens, Games, Teens at the Library
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OverDrive Video

Stream movies right in your web browser without downloading or using special software. OverDrive offers a Help section to assist you with getting started and to answer any questions you may have.
Entertainment , Images and Videos, Storytelling
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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is a searchable dictionary that can be used to study the history, meaning, and pronunciation of words in the English language. Find out when a word was first used and how its context has changed over time.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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Oxford Reference Online

Simultaneously search 100+ specialized dictionaries and reference books covering a variety of subjects including language, science, medicine, humanities, social science, and business.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Health and Well-Being
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Plan Builder (Gale Business)

Need help putting your business idea together? Plan Builder (Gale Business) is a step-by-step online planning tool to help take you from business idea to a final business plan! Please register for an account on the main page of the database so that your progress can be tracked.
Business
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Pop Culture Studies

Pop Culture Studies includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Current Issues and Topics, Movie Screenings
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Popular Magazines

This database features full-text coverage of 1,000 of the most-searched magazines across Gale's InfoTrac product line, covering current events, sports, science, health, and more.
Magazines and Periodicals, Movie Screenings, Home and Garden
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Popular Music Library

Popular Music Library contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
Arts and Culture
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Popular Periodicals

Popular Periodicals contains many popular and widely read magazines. Topics covered within the collection include world news, people, health, culture, education, business, science, sports, and more.
Magazines and Periodicals, Certification
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Pressbooks

Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book, or other project in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional-quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF, and more—all through the Library.
Books and Reading, Certification, Writing
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PressReader

PressReader provides full-image access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world. More than 90 countries and more than 40 languages are represented. Please note: This database has a simultaneous user limit. If you are unable to access it, please try again later. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals, Exhibits
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Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.
Careers and Education, Certification
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Psychology

Psychology includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Health and Well-Being
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RBdigital Audiobooks

RBdigital Audiobooks has merged with OverDrive Digital Downloads' audiobook collection as of September 1, 2020.
Books and Reading, Movie Screenings
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RBdigital Comics

RBdigital Comics offers access to digital comics and graphic novels of some of your favorite Marvel characters including Spider-Man, Deadpool, Black Panther, and many more. These are complete, full-color, graphic novels with no holds, 30-day checkout periods, and no limits on how many titles you can access.
Entertainment , Books and Reading, Arts and Culture, Magazines and Periodicals
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RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines offers access to more than 3,500 popular magazines in a digital format. These are complete, full-color, interactive magazines with no holds, checkout periods, or limits on how many magazines you can access.
DIY and Hobbies, Magazines and Periodicals, Crafts, Games, Home and Garden
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Read It!

Read It! provides access to adapted articles and reference materials for middle and high school students and adult learners with developing English language proficiency.
Books and Reading, Careers and Education, Science, History of the United States, History of the World, Foreign Language
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Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature Retrospective

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature Retrospective is an index of popular general interest periodicals published from 1890 to 1982.  Subject areas covered include Biography, Business, Computers, Current Events, Education, Environment, Health, History, Hobbies, Music, Politics, Religion, Science, Sports, and Television.
Magazines and Periodicals
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ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is a collection of helpful business databases. Use Canadian Businesses and U.S. Businesses to search millions of businesses, small and large. U.S. Historical Businesses allows you to search for business records going back to 2003 to help visualize changes and trends over time. U.S.
Business
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ReferenceUSA Healthcare

Find information on more than a million doctors and dentists. Search by name, specialty, age, gender, patients per week, medical school attended, board certification, and geographic location.
Health and Well-Being
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ReferenceUSA U.S. Jobs/Internships

Like most job sites, you can search by job type, company, and location. But when you do a job search with ReferenceUSA U.S. Jobs/Internships, you can look at the business profiles of companies that are of interest to see all of their available jobs and find similar businesses in the same area.
Careers and Education, Test Prep
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Religion and Philosophy

This collection features more than 250 magazines and academic journals covering religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology.
Magazines and Periodicals
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Research for Elementary Students

Elementary students can search for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more. It includes easy-to-understand articles from more than 100 children's magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
Magazines and Periodicals, Current Issues and Topics, Homeschoolers at the Library
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Research for High Schoolers

Specifically designed for high school students, this database provides reliable content from magazines, newspapers, and reference books to meet students' needs.
Magazines and Periodicals, Electronic Reference Books, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Teens at the Library
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Research for Middle Schoolers

Research for Middle Schoolers will help students research topics such as geography, government, literature, science, and more!
Magazines and Periodicals
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Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500-1926

Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900s.
History of the United States
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Science (Gale In Context)

Science (Gale In Context) contains thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations. The latest scientific developments are covered in articles from 200+ magazines and academic journals and links to quality websites.
Science
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Science (OneFile)

Science (One File) includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Science
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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
Science, Student Resources for Kids, Student Resources for Teens, Summer of Learning
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ScienceFlix

ScienceFlix is for students interested in learning more about science. It includes topics like earth science, life science, space, health, technology, and more. You’ll also find science projects and experiments you can try!
Science, Student Resources for Kids, Student Resources for Teens, Images and Videos, Summer of Learning
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ScienceSource Collection

Designed to support current curriculums, ScienceSource Collection offers easy access to thousands of articles on various sciences including earth, health, life, medical, physical, and applied sciences, which help explain scientific concepts.  Included in ScienceSource are encyclopedia entries that provide background information
Science
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Scientific American Archive Online

Read issues of Scientific American magazine from January 1993 to present. You can search the archive by keyword, title, author, or date. You can also browse by issue.
Science, Magazines and Periodicals
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ShipIndex.org

Learning about famous ships, like Titanic or USS Constitution is pretty easy. Learning about the hundreds of thousands of other ships that are mentioned in books, websites, and elsewhere, is much harder.
Genealogy
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Short Story Index Retrospective

Short Story Index Retrospective is an index to short stories written in or translated into English that have appeared in collections and selected periodicals. Coverage dates are 1915 to 1983.
Literature , Storytelling
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SIRS Issues Researcher

Use SIRS Issues Researcher to locate articles about controversial issues selected from newspapers, magazines, journals, and government publications. It features information about a variety of social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, and political issues from around the world.
Student Resources for Teens, Current Issues and Topics
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery

This collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. It includes works on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, and the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system from the 16th through the 19th Centuries.
History of the United States, History of the World
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007

This resource is designed as a portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period of 1490-2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world.
History of the United States, History of the World
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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center contains repair information and instructions for engines in ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers, and more.
Automotive and Small Engine, Self-Development
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Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides users with a variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
Arts and Culture, Film Series
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Something About the Author

Something About the Author covers the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.
Biography, Electronic Reference Books, Literature , Authors
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch covers local, national, and international news for the St. Louis area, with bureaus in Washington, D.C.; Jefferson City, Missouri; and Springfield, Illinois. Full coverage of state and national news is offered with an emphasis on business and the economy. St.
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Statistical Abstract of the United States

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country. It can be used both as an answer book ("How much corn is grown in Iowa?") and a guide to statistical sources ("What organization has the most authoritative data on foreclosures?").
Electronic Reference Books
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Teachables

Scholastic Teachables offers a wide variety of learning resources for teachers, parents, and students. The thousands of resources include teacher-created lesson plans, activity sheets, and mini-books. Print, save, and share content for your kids and students.
Careers and Education, Books and Reading, Foreign Language, Geography and Travel, History of the United States, History of the World, Science, Homeschoolers at the Library, Parenting, Personal Finance
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Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for articles on topics such as assessment, best practices, continuing education, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science and mathematics, and teacher education.
Careers and Education
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TeenBookCloud

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for middle school and high school. It offers a robust selection of graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.
Books and Reading
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Test Prep Center from Tutor.com

The Test Prep Center's Live Tutor service is open from noon to midnight, seven days a week, and offers one-on-one, online assistance in English and en Español. Available topics for assistance are SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP Tests, GED, or U.S. Citizenship Test.
Student Resources for Teens, Careers and Education, Test Prep
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Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet your financial needs. Take online practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
Careers and Education, Test Prep
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Times Digital Archive

First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world's “newspaper of record.” The Times Digital Archive allows you to search more than 200 years of this invaluable historical source.
Genealogy, Newspapers, History of the World
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TrueFlix

TrueFlix offers the award-winning True Books content to help students build literacy skills as they learn about a variety of subjects. All of the 47 True Book titles are accompanied by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, Images and Videos, Animals and Nature
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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated talking picture books for children. TumbleBook Library also has children's audiobooks and read-along books and offers some titles in foreign languages.
Books and Reading, Student Resources for Kids, Storytimes, Holidays, Early Literacy
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TumbleMath

TumbleMath is a collection of animated, talking storybooks created to help students with basic math concepts. Using the familiar TumbleBook format, audio and visual learning combine to teach math in an inviting way. Kids can read along or simply listen to the book.
Science, Parenting, Personal Finance
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U.S. History

Discover American history from pre-colonial times to the present by reading historical documents and articles about the famous individuals in American history and about historical events. This resource includes maps, images, and timelines.
History of the United States, Displays, Walking Tours, Exhibits
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U.S. Newsstream

U.S. Newsstream enables users to search the most recent U.S. news content as well as archives back into the 1980s, featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in full-text format.
Newspapers
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U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection

The U.S. Serial Set, an ongoing collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress, captures every aspect of American life from the early 19th Century onward, from farming to westward expansion, scientific exploration, politics, international relations, business, and manufacturing.
Government, History of the United States
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Universal Class

Universal Class offers 500+ courses that are both self-paced and instructor-led. Classes offered cover a wide variety of topics from accounting, computers, and writing to cooking, crafts, and pet care. There is something for almost anyone.
Business, Genealogy, Legal, Science, Technology, Careers and Education, Arts and Culture, DIY and Hobbies, Personal Finance, Geography and Travel, Health and Well-Being, History of the United States, History of the World, Literature , Crafts, Certification, Arts Instruction, Open Houses/Fairs
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Value Line Investment Survey

Value Line Investment Survey includes full-page reports and analyst commentaries for each of more than 1,700 stocks. It offers year-ahead and three- to five-year probable relative price performance, projections of key financial measures, and concise, objective commentary on current operations and future prospects.
Personal Finance
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Virginia Company Archives

This database includes the Ferrar Papers, 1590-1790, from Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Genealogy, History of the United States, History of the World
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Vocations and Careers

Vocations and Careers includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Careers and Education, Certification
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Wall Street Journal

The financial newspaper of record, offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news (1982-current).
Newspapers
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War and Terrorism

War and Terrorism includes articles from 1980 to present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Government, Current Issues and Topics
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War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824

This collection consists of the letters received by and letters sent to the War Department, including correspondence from Territorial and State governors, Native Americans, and missionaries, among others. In addition, attachments include receipts, newspapers, copies of speeches to Native Americans, and more.
History of the United States
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Washington Post

The Washington Post ranks as one of the top five newspapers in the United States. The paper covers local, national, and international news, as well as sports, financial, and entertainment news.
Newspapers
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World Book Kids

Explore a version of World Book Encyclopedia just for kids! Find fun facts about any topic you can think of for school reports and more.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Parenting
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World Book Online

Explore easy-to-understand encyclopedia articles as well as links to related websites and magazine articles. An atlas is included. Entries incorporate sounds, pictures, videos, and animations to make the information come alive. This resource is great for students of all ages.
Student Resources for Teens, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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World Geography and Culture Online

Teachers and students will find printable maps and flags of continents, countries, the United States, and Canadian provinces. Vital statistics, government, and demographic information is also available. Use the graphing tool to compare key statistics for up to four countries or states.
History, Student Resources for Teens, Geography and Travel, People and Places, Holidays
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World History

Discover 20th Century world history by reading historical documents and articles about European, Asian, African, and Latin American history including the two World Wars, the Cold War, mass genocide, the rise and fall of Communism, and more. It includes maps, images, and timelines.
History of the World, History
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WorldCat

Search for books, videos, sound recordings, and more by searching library catalogs from around the world. If you find an item that Mid-Continent Public Library does not own, you can use WorldCat to place a request for the item.
Books and Reading
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Writer’s Reference Center

Writer's Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively.
Careers and Education, Literature , Student Resources for Teens, Writing
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WriteTutor Writing Center from Tutor.com

The WriteTutor Writing Center from Tutor.com is open from noon to midnight, seven days a week, and offers one-on-one online assistance in English and en Español. Students can get real-time help on reports, essays, and papers.
Student Resources for Teens, Literature , Careers and Education, Writing
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