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Books & Media

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Books and Authors
Offers new ways to explore readers’ advisory by topic, genre, and more.

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Mango Languages
Self-paced learning in 70+ languages available across desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

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NoveList
Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.

 

Education

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Biography in Context
Fully searchable biographical information on more than 1 million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes pictures.

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Gale Academic OneFile Select
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across multiple subject area, including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

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Gale In Context: High School
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
Provides access to more than 1,100 periodicals on education topics ranging from preschool to college and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing. Primarily for educators.

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Kids InfoBits
Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students. A graphic interface and a subject-based topic tree search will appeal to the early learner.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

 

Magazines and Newspapers

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Carroll County Times Archive
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2016.

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Gale General OneFile
A general interest periodical resource providing access to full-text articles from thousands of popular magazines.

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Gale OneFile: High School Edition
This version of InfoTrac provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

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Gale OneFile: News
Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

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RB digital
More than a mobile reading application, RB digital provides access to the digital editions of the magazines you love, delivering the exact same material you get in print‚ plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links, on your iPad, iPhone, desktop and laptop.

 

Health and Science

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Gale OneFile: Science
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

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MedlinePlus
Provides information on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues.

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How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.