*Be sure to have your library card number ready*Library Sponsored Online Resources:
- Academic Search Complete: Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.
- America: History & Life (Full Text): Information on the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present
- DataAxel: Info on businesses, executives, jobs, create resumes, and more.
- Biography Reference Center: Reliable full-text biographies
- Britannica School: a database of information on a wide variety of subjects for elementary, middle,and high school students and teachers.
- Explora: Secondary: Find topic overviews, articles from encyclopedias and magazines, biographies and more
- Historical Abstracts with Full Text: Historical Abstracts is the definitive index of literature covering world history (excluding the United States and Canada) from the 15th century to the present. Indexing thousands of journals in over 40 languages, it is an invaluable bibliographic database for history students at the college and/or AP course level.
- History Reference Center: Covering both U.S. and world history topics at the high school level.
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- Literary Reference Center Plus: Information about authors and their writings.
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Dictionary with audio pronunciations.
- Newspaper Source Plus: Provides full-text digital collection of the world's major news content .
- Points of View Reference Center: Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
- Pronunciator: A fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with Personalized Courses, movies, music, and more. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.
- Science Reference Center: Includes reference books, biographies and more related to different science topics.
Online Resources Available to All (including non-Library users):
- Bartleby.com Great Books: Consult a collection of classic reference works including dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, quotations, English usage, mythology, the Bible and more. (Free resource)
- Black Freedom Struggle: This website contains approximately 1,600 primary source documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom. (Free resource)
- Brookings Institution: Conducting research in economics, governmental studies, foreign policy, and the social sciences. Brookings is one of the oldest think tanks in the US and is an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to research, analysis, and public education. (Free resource)
- California Digital Newspaper Collection: A freely accessible repository of digitized California newspapers from 1846 to the present.
Economist Country Briefings: Profiles and current articles concerning each country. Search the topics area as the original country briefings pages are no longer updated. (Free resource)
- PubMed: A powerful database developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine containing or linking to over 20 million citations, many of them free.