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20th Century Poetry (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Includes two, distinct collections of British and American poetry. The American poetry database includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets. The British collection includes more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day.

Academic Search Complete (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,990 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,030 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,990 journals and a total of more than 10,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Provides access to more than 27,000 electronic books, viewable using the free Adobe Reader.

ebrary (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    ebrary provides a growing selection of over 30,000 (mostly non-fiction) e-book titles from trusted publishers with tools that make research easy and reliable. Topics include: Education, History, Language & Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sciences, Spanish-Language E-books, Study Guides, Career Development, Arts & Leisure, and more.

EBSCOHost Web (All EBSCO) (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Includes MasterFILE Premier, indexing 2,700 general reference, business, health, social science, education, science, humanities and news and current events titles (coverage from 1/84). 1,800 titles have searchable full text (coverage from 1/90). Also includes Clinical Reference Systems, Health Source Plus, (full text for 255 health periodicals) and USP DI Volume II, Advice for the Patient, etc.

Homework Help Now (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Services includes live homework help in all major subjects, including world languages. A writing lab provides help within 24 hours of submitting your work online and a test center for the SAT, ACT, GED and more. Live tutoring is from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. Spanish language assistance is available during the same hours.

Literary Reference Center (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and more. This comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

Literature Resource Center (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Research literary topics, authors, and their works. Coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world.

MAS Ultra: School Edition (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Middle Search Plus (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.

Primary Search (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Searchasaurus (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    For Elementary or Middle Schools students. The interface is animated and features erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide.

Student Research Center Interface (EBSCO) (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Designed for High School students, lets you choose from Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video. Search by keyword or by topic. Results can be sorted by source type---magazines, reference books, photos, etc.

TOPICsearch (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

WorldCat (Login Required - click here to access your account)
    Includes records of items in almost any format from thousands of libraries around the world. It is a large database containing millions of records, which exist in approximately 400 languages. The search pages are user friendly as they will keep track of previous searches, allow the user to email records, and link the user to libraries in their area.


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