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Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full
text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further
are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references
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An online encyclopedia that chronicles more than 500 years of African-American
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Ancestry Library Edition (available in library only)
Provides access to a number of genealogical and historical resources, including
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Consumer Reports is the world’s largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free test samples, and employs shoppers and experts to buy and test the products reviewed. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts.
Current Biography contains biographies and obituaries from all of the volumes
of Current Biography Yearbook from 1940 to the present. The biographies are
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date of birth, date of death, and keyword.
For teachers and students seeking material to supplement their lessons, this
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Full text coverage generally dates from 1975 to present. It also includes nearly
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and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos,maps and flags.
Complete access to all 32 Encylopedia Britannica volumes. Includes encyclopedia
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ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains more than 2,200
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abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. Available
Brings together complete content from the Facts On File World News
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people, issues, facts, and figures from 1940 to the present. Facts On File
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This collection assembles U.S. federal census through 1930, banking and military
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes
more than 500 core journals, more than 50 priority journals, and 125 selective
journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes
librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information
retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends
back as far as the mid-1960s.
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database,
which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity
to the present day. LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information
from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference
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Available from EBSCOhost.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Available from Gale.
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middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the
database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information
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100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos,
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Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history-from
mid-15th century to the present.
Morningstar Investment Research Center provides data on over 14,500 stocks, 24,800 mutual funds, 1,500 exchange-traded funds, and 700 closed end funds. (At home access link)
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international
newspapers. The database also contains full text television and radio news
transcripts, and selected full text for more than 260 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
This database is updated daily via EBSCO host.
Archive of articles from the Moorestown Newsweekly covering 2000-2009.
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable. Coverage: 2008 – recent (3-month embargo).
Novelist lets you search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction titles by using a favorite author or title to find other
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Archival source of articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer covering 1981 to
Points of View Reference Center is a full-text database designed to provide
students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description),
point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Available from EBSCOhost.
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back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCO host.
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This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business
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Offers students and researchers a comprehensive look at general science by
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hyperlinked timeline. Available from Facts on File.
Small Business Reference Center guides users through small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher
and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
Available from EBSCOhost.
Descriptions of more than 200 countries, with information on geography, people
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