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Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This scholarly collection provides full-text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc. and nearly 4,000 full-text scholarly publications. Provided by INSPIRE


Alt HealthWatch

This alternative health research database provides the latest information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas. Provided by INSPIRE

Ancestry Library Edition

In-Library Use Only - Access genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

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AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists

A directory and marketing database that includes 30 million businesses and 220 million residents. Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists.

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Biography Reference Bank

Biographical database offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals. Provided by INSPIRE

Biography Reference Center

This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. The database includes coverage of several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published). Provided by INSPIRE

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, this medical database provides over 100 full-text journals, including full-text for many peer-reviewed publications. Provided by INSPIRE

Book Connections

Developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction children's books, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities. Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together! Book Connections is a product of Provided by INSPIRE

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. From one page, you can link to encyclopedias, Britannica-approved websites, and a Student Center with “How To” guides for school reports, an atlas, biographies, multimedia, and other learning materials.

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Britannica Library - Reference Center

Search or browse the encyclopedia alphabetically or by subject to find in-depth articles, related websites, video clips, and more.

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