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General Reference
 

Academic OneFile  
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This comprehensive periodical resource contains full-text peer-reviewed content for over 10,000 manually indexed journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts. 

Britannica Online Public Library Edition
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Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains comprehensive content for everyone from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Whether itís frogs or physics, gardening or geography, Britannica Online Public Library Edition covers it all. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. Includes four complete encyclopedias, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations, a World Atlas, as well as The New York Times, BBC News, and SBS World News headlines from around the world. 

Expanded Academic
ASAP (1980 - present)
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Articles from more than 500 scholarly, trade and general interest publications, as well as references for The New York Times.  

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
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A mix of more than 50 full-text reference books covering the arts, biography, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science. 

General OneFile
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A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center Gold
 (1980 - present)
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Includes material from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and other reference material. 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
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A one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, as well as links to Websites.  

PowerSearch 
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Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.  

World Book Online Reference Center

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Online reference source-containing every article from the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia print set plus thousands more. Includes state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, as well as editor-reviewed Web sites. Special features include World Book Advanced for grades  8 and up that offers primary and secondary source content in one integrated search and World Book Kids, which is designed for younger students. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

   

 

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