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ARTS & LITERATURE

Art & Humanities Database
Provides online access to 400 contemporary specialist arts titles.
 
Learning: Literature (access also through eLibrary Curriculum Edition)
Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources from medieval times to the present.
 
BOOK REVIEWS & READING SOURCES

CLCD  Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) Pre-K through Young Adult – Readers Advisory, Reference, Collection Management and more. +2.5MM titles, +600,000 Professional Reviews from 47 journals, universities and organizations, notations from +725 National and International Y/A and Children’s Book Awards. Over 45 search limiters provide One Source, One Search access to the best in Y/A and Children’s titles.

BUSINESS
 
ABI/INFORM Collection [ProQuest Central] 
Information on company research (profiles / annual reports); market research (industry, market& commodity reports), current business & economic conditions as well as identifying management techniques & corporate strategies

Accounting, Tax & Business Periodicals [ProQuest Central]
Information on  accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.

Asian& European Business Collection [ProQuest Central]
Covers Asian (Eastern Hemisphere) business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.

PQ Banking Information Source [ProQuest Central] see Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (CBCA) Complete
A Canadian focus on current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles

Entrepreneurship Database
Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick links to the most highly sought information, and recommendations from experts in Editor's Picks

European Business [ProQuest Central]  see Asian & European Business Collection.

Hoover's Company Records [ProQuest Central] see Business Market Research Collection

OxResearch (part of ABI/INFORM Complete) [ProQuest Central] see Business Market Research Collection

Snapshot Series [ProQuest Central] see Business Market Research Collection

CAREER INFORMATION

Career and Technical Education  [ProQuest Central]
Research on accounting, auto mechanics, building trades, computing science, graphic design, healthcare, photography, sales and retail & more in the Vo/Tech curriculum for both students and instructors    

CURRENT EVENTS (NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES)

Canadian Newsstream [ProQuest Central]  
Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to Yukon Territory.

Ethnic NewsWatch™
Bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

International Newsstream + [ProQuest Central} 
Provides the most recent news and extensive backfiles from outside of the U.S. and Canada. The comprehensive collection features over 800 newspapers, newswires, transcripts, and digital-only news sites in full-text format.

PQ Newsstand [ProQuest Central] see US Newsstream and International Newsstream

SIRS Issues Researcher
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues

US Newsstream * [ProQuest Central]
Full text access over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world. The collection includes US Hispanic Newsstream, US Major Dailies, US Midwest Newsstream, US North Central Newsstream, US Northeast Newsstream, US South Central Newsstream, US Southeast Newsstream

CURRENT EVENTS, etc (Specific Countries & Regions)
Features ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published in county or geographic names in the database title.. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, medical, science, technology, engineering, and social sciences.

Australia & New Zealand Database + [ProQuest Central]

Canadian Newsstream * [ProQuest Central]

East & South Asia Database + [ProQuest Central] 

East European, Central Europe Database + [ProQuest Central]

India Database + [ProQuest Central]

Latin America & Iberian Database + [ProQuest Central]

Middle East & Africa Database + [ProQuest Central]

Turkey Database + [ProQuest Central]

UK & Ireland Database  + [ProQuest Central]

EBOOKS

eBooks Central ProQuest
Provides authoritative ebooks in a range of subjects [Arts - Business/Management – Education – General - Health & Medicine - History & Political Science – Law - Literature & Language - Religion & Philosophy - Science & Technology - Social Science] from the world's top publishers.

World Book eBooks  A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.  Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline.  Simultaneous checkout has eBooks available for an unlimited number of uses

EDUCATION & LIBRARY SCIENCE RESOURCES

PQ Education Journals  [ProQuest Central]
Access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full text.

ERIC   
Provides access to education literature and resources, providing access to journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index  1.4 million + records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

Library Science Database + [ProQuest Central]
Access to over 150 top publications in library and information science. It is specifically designed to provide full-text support for the core titles included in the Library & Information Science Abstracts database.
 
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts
An international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Academic World Book
The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets)

Early World of Learning (World Book)   An online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades that includes three interactive learning environments
1.) Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more; 2.) Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level; 3.) Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them 

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book's content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.

World Book Advanced   A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

World Book Complete  A single link that goes to all 11 Traveler World Book database for selection.

World Book Discover
Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

World Book Kids    A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Student  A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

World Book Timelines  A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES & LINGUISTICS

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book's content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners

Linguistics Database + [ProQuest Central]
The collection is comprised of index and full-text databases covering all linguistics subject areas. The collection includes Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and the Linguistics Database.

Pronunciator
Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL
for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and   
deployment of custom courses by educators.

GENEALOGY

African American Heritage
A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research

HeritageQuest Online
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content

GENERAL REFERENCE & RESEARCH ASSISTANCE

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™.This collection of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary  Elementary
General K-6 reference collections of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

ProQuest Central
A cross-disciplinary research tool with 30 databases that can be searched together or individually.

Research Companion
Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

Research Library [ProQuest Central]
A mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas, including the arts, business, education, engineering and technology, health and medical, history, law, literature and languages, multicultural themes, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, & women’s studies

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Family Health Database [ProQuest Central]
Covers subjects of value in the public library context – from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

Health and Medical Collection [ProQuest Central]
Provides information on  all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.

Health Management Database [ProQuest Central]
Provides reliable and relevant resources for researchers studying the field of health administration

Medical Database
The Medical Database provides access to over 1,400 essential publications in full text covering topics across all areas of the medical sciences. The content is diverse enough to support the needs of medical students, faculty, and clinicians.

MEDLINE 
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from the National Library of Medicine.

MEDLINE with Full Text is coming primarily from Health & Medical Complete. which includes  Nursing/Allied Health.

Nursing & Allied Health Source [ProQuest Central]
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more, as well as meeting the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.

HISTORY, LAW, LITERATURE & SOCIAL SCIENCE

Criminal Justice Database [ProQuest Central]
Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security

History Study Center (access also through eLibrary Curriculum Edition)
A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material that meets the needs of both AP and mainstream courses in Social Studies

Military Database [ProQuest Central]
Comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.

Political Science Database [ProQuest Central]
Full-text of leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

Religion Database [ProQuest Central]
Comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies.

Social Science Database [ProQuest Central]
Covering various aspects of economics, politics and society  

PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL

CultureGrams
Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos
CultureGram Kids   CultureGrams Provinces    CultureGram States    CultureGrams World
                                                  All 4 CultureGrams links: CultureGrams4

History Study Center (access also through eLibrary Curriculum Edition)
A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material that meets the needs of both AP and mainstream courses in Social Studies
 
World Book -- Primary Sources materials are part of additional materials when searching.  A full is list under For Educators  -- Educators Tools   Teaching with Documents.  For Educators can be found at the bottom of the opening page of World Book Advanced.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AGRICOLA
Literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.(AGRICultural OnLine Access)

Biology Database [ProQuest Central]
Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Computing Database
Full text research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet.

eLibrary Science
Supports the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences providing resources K-12 and up in magazines and journals, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, reference books, websites, images, and streaming audio/video.

Environmental Science Collection
This collection will help students, faculty and researchers identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and help to examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing them

Psychology Database [ProQuest Central]
Full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals.

Science Database  [ProQuest Central]
Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering   computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.

Sociology Database [ProQuest Central]
Full-text results from of leading sociology journals as well as full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.

Telecommunications Database [ProQuest Central]
Full text of top telecommunications industry publications

STUDENT RESOURCES - K to 8

CultureGrams Kids 
Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos

Early World of Learning (World Book)   An online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades that includes three interactive learning environments
1.) Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more; 2.) Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level; 3.) Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them 

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™. Subjects covered include business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary Elementary
General K-6 reference collections of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary Science
Supports the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences providing resources K-12 and up in magazines and journals, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, reference books, websites, images, and streaming audio/video.

LearningExpress  
One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in Adult Learning Center; Career Center; College Preparation Center; College Center; Computer Skills Center; High School Equivalency Center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up) 
                                                 Notes: For best results, access through Chrome or Firefox.
                                    This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own log-in.

Pronunciator    (Lessons for Early Learners - 3 to 6 years old and Young Learners 7 to 12 years old)
Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators.
                                NOTE: This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own 

Research Companion 
Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

World Book Complete  A single link that goes to all 9 Traveler World Book database for selection.

World Book Kids    A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Discover
Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

World Book Student  A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.  [ World Book Online Info Finder  public library version] 

STUDENT RESOURCES - Junior HIGH AND UP

Academic World Book
The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets)

CultureGrams
CultureGrams Provinces   CultureGrams States  CultureGrams World
Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos 

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™. Subjects covered include business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary Science
Supports the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences providing resources K-12 and up in magazines and journals, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, reference books, websites, images, and streaming audio/video.

History Study Center (access also through eLibrary Curriculum Edition) 
A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary source material that meets the needs of both AP and mainstream courses in Social Studies

LearningExpress
One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in Adult Learning Center; Career Center; College Preparation Center; College Center; Computer Skills Center; High School Equivalency Center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up)  
                                    Notes: For best results, access through Chrome or Firefox
                        This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own log-in.
 
Learning: Literature (access also through eLibrary Curriculum Edition)
Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources from medieval times to the present.

Research Companion 
Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

SIRS Issues Researcher
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues

World Book Advanced   A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.   (World Book Online Reference  public library version)

World Book Discover
Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

World Book Timelines  A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

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