Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

Full-text access to a multidisciplinary database of journal and magazine articles, including back issues, and searchable cited references to a number of other resources.

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Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)

Access biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)

Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities. Hear text read aloud.

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Explora Primary Schools

A trustworthy environment for students and educators in grades K through 5 to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Secondary Schools

Grades 6-12: A far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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Kids InfoBits (Gale)

Kids InfoBits is an easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation make it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO)

Designed specifically for high-school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more. 

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Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this resource provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Primary Search (EBSCO)

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, and space exploration.

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Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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TOPICsearch (EBSCO)

Teachers, librarians, and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

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World Book Advanced

Engage advanced students and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

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World Book Early World of Learning

Interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides.

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World Book Students

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

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