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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. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
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A mix of more than 50 full-text reference books including:
Encyclopedia of Bioethics 
Gale Encyclopedia of Science 
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 
Science and Its Times

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. 

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

Salem Science
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Earth Science  -- This eight-volume set is comprised of four parts: Earth Materials and Resources; Earthís Weather, Water, and Atmosphere; Earth's Surface and History; and Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.  Together they provide an introduction to our latest understanding of the Earth's physical features and dynamic processes , as well as those of the solar system in which it resides.
Provided by Thayer Public Library.

Science In Context
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Find information on hundreds of todayís most significant science topics from full-text magazines and academic journals.  Also includes , news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.