Academic Search Complete (ACS) is designed specifically for academic research. ACS is the world’s most comprehensive multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.
This collection offers information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women’s studies, and many other fields.
AGRICOLA is a database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) containing over 6 million records encompassing all aspects of agriculture and related disciplines:
It houses two types of information:
- Citations for journal articles that include abstracts (NAL Article Citation Database)
- Bibliographic records describing monographs, serials, audiovisual materials and online content from around the world (NAL Cataloging Database)
Alt Healthwatch is an alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
Ancestry Library Edition is the largest online family history resource available. Learn about your family history with documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and more.
Applied Science and Technology Sources offers coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines. This resource offers full-text articles in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to; acoustics, applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, chemistry, communication and information technology, computer databases and software, engineering, food industry, geology, new technologies, robotics, textile industry and fabrics.
Art & Architecture Source collects scholarly articles from a variety of international peer-reviewed journals. This database aims to provide detailed coverage of art from all eras, regions, and important artists.
Associates Programs Source is a database designed specifically for the research needs of two-year college students.
It provides hundreds of full-text journals covering the most relevant subjects for associates programs including, but not limited to fashion design, health information technology, law enforcement and criminal justice, veterinary assisting, graphic arts and computer & data processing.
AtoZ Databases includes detailed information on U.S. businesses and their executives and new businesses. Users will find data on over 200 million residents and new movers/homeowners.
Need to fix your car? Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to information that helps users diagnose, repair and maintain today’s complex vehicles.
All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.
Meet the people who made history! Gale in Context: Biography helps you learn about the world’s most influential people. You can search over 600,000 biographical entries by the person’s name, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, gender, and keywords. Or, find people based on occupation, role or historical period.
Biography Reference Center provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
In addition to keyword searching, you can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication and more than 30 genre categories including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists and many others.
With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFlix is a perfect tool to engage and support beginning readers. Built-in literacy support tools—including read aloud and word highlighting—cultivate key literacy skills, support beginning and ELL readers, and build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Brainfuse HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. Brainfuse also includes an Adult Learning Center for GED prep, U.S. citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and career resources. Brainfuse users receive personalized tutoring via a versatile and user-friendly online classroom.
Creating a more engaging and fun learning experience for students, the activities in Britannica Fundamentals align with the content areas children learn in the classroom. From language and literacy to geography and math, Britannica Fundamentals supports classroom curriculum while also building digital literacy.
Britannica School is the go-to site for K-12 learning. Students can switch between 3 reading levels on each article, have articles read aloud, and use Merriam-Websters’s double click dictionary to hear words pronounced and read their definitions in English or Spanish. Each article can also be translated into over 80 languages.
Business Book Summaries provides concise, comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Professionals and students can use these to keep up with the latest information in the business world.
Caribbean Search is the most extensive research database of full-text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean. Covering all areas of Caribbean study, it includes full-text journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books.
Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS) is a research database of full-text scholarly journals published in central and eastern European countries. This multidisciplinary and multilingual database covers many subjects including business, economics, history, STEM and law.
Computer Skills Center offers video courses to learn popular software such as Microsoft Word and Adobe Photoshop as well as computer basics like printing and navigation Windows.
The most comprehensive database for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to help users gain an overall understanding of key topics across the health and wellness spectrum — from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
The world’s largest independent product testing organization. They provide expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year using their state-of-the-art labs, auto test center, and survey research center.
is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing, and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
Gale Business: DemographicsNow connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight.
The product’s superior reporting capability enables users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports—both standard and custom—to help make informed and accurate decisions.
The demographics tool leverages Census data, consumer expenditures, retail spending, and Mosaic Lifestyle market segmentation groupings to helps users “crunch” data in easy-to-use report formats providing complete demographic information for any geographic territory—from a summary report to a comparison of up to sixteen different geographies within a single report.
An innovative new mapping tool allows users to map their business and residential search results to create custom geographies and view demographic variables in thematic coloring scales.
The perfect tool for pre- and emergent readers to explore independently or learn with an adult. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early Learning is designed for preschool students with tools and content that reinforce early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others. The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents.
This eBook collection offers the eBooks that students depend on for their research. This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of eBooks covering a large selection of academic subjects and features eBooks from leading publishers and university presses.
This e-book collection helps busy professionals broaden their knowledge across all disciplines of business, including leadership, sales and marketing, human resources, finance and project management.
This eBook collection is for high school students and educators. There is a selection of teacher resources and titles aligned with Common Core Curriculum Standards. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer or download titles to the most popular portable devices.
The eBook K-8 Collection contains titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools, and content aligns with Common Core Curriculum Standards (for participating U.S. states). The collection also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators.
Access high-quality eBooks covering a wide range of topics such as self-help, fitness, games, hobbies and cooking. This general reference eBook collection features titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and recommended titles from leading publishers.
Search multiple EBSCO databases at once. Includes Academic Search Complete, Applied Science & Technology, eBook Collection, MAS Complete, and many more.
Education Source is the world’s largest full-text research database designed for education students, professionals and policymakers. Coverage spans all levels of education and includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
Perfect for native-speaking researchers, advanced bilingual, and ELL students, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos has highly visual articles written in Spanish at an easier reading level. This is an optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference tool.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source offers the latest insights on entrepreneurship and small business topics for business students and researchers. Content comes from business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.
Environment Complete is a leading full-text database for environmental studies. It provides hundreds of top environmental journals covering ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental policy, sustainability and other related subjects.
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
Full-text articles from thousands of academic journals and professional magazines on a wide variety of educational topics to support educator professional development. Includes lesson plans, curriculum standards, and more.
Explora for High Schools Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music.
Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. Pulls content from the following eResources:
• Biography Reference Center
• eBook K-8 Collection
• Middle Search Plus
• Primary Search
• Topic Overviews 6-12
For elementary school libraries. Content from children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and images. Students can learn about animals, musicians, fitness, space exploration, and much more. Pulls content from the following eResources:
• American Heritage Children’s Dictionary
• eBook K-8 Collection
• Primary Search
• Topic Overviews K-5
Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora for Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories. Subjects include Art and Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History and Social Science, Science, and Math.
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Foundation Directory Online Professional provides information on more than 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities in the U.S. For each grant-making organization, the directory lists its purpose and activities, fields of interest, geographic focus, type of support, application information, and grant limitations. The database also includes recently awarded grants, grant recipients, and recently filed IRS information returns (Forms 990 and 990-PF). The collection is updated daily with new grants and RFPs.
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Provides detailed descriptions of more than 8,300 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers. Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is updated quarterly.
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Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.