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View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

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Extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 U.S. states as well as more than 5,300 international news sources from 140 countries. This includes more than 528 million current and archived news articles. Users can pinpoint information, compare diverse views, and track subjects geographically and over time with the deepest newspaper archives available.

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Explores all aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.

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Access to information on people, issues and events in the local area and around the country. This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from newspapers nationwide in a single, fully searchable online resource. It includes access to more than 3000 U.S. news sources

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Authoritative reference to the most important individuals, events, and topics in the United States, spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. The resource is organized by content type, topic, era, and activity as well as by the National Standards for U.S. History.

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A global view of the pre-modern world, exploring the civilizations of Africa (general), Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

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Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

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Search a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

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Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

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ERIC is the largest database of articles in the field of education and is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education. Its easy-to-use format provides education research and information for educators, researchers, and the general public.

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Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

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(ebook) Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

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Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies. GREENR provides news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, and economic development. 

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Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

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Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.

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From Brainfuse. Get one-on-one online homework help with certified tutors for grades K- college, covering a wide range of topics. Live tutoring 2pm-11pm daily and a 24/7 writing lab, lesson library, language lab, collaboration tools and more!

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Search all of our FactsOnFile databases at once!  Includes African-American History Online, American History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online, and Modern World History Online.

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Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

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Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Use the Topic Finder—a visual search tool—to discover new facets of a topic, or use the Readspeaker text-to-speech tool that allows text to be read aloud.

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Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids InfoBits includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events. 

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Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams, based on official tests, that help improve scores on basic reading and math, academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Also available are courses and ebooks devoted to these topics, as well as tutorials on popular computer software programs and skill development in the Job and Career Accelerator.  Includes help on developing your resume.

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Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device. An affiliate of Project Gutenberg.

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