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Academic Search Premier

Full text of more than 4,600 journals, including articles about computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

American and English Literature Collection

Works of poetry, drama, and prose. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

Biography in Context

Comprehensive biographical information on over 600,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Explora

Find articles, essays and primary source documents on a variety of popular topics with easy-to-browse categories with easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Kids

A research database designed for elementary school students and educators.  Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

Explora for Teens

A research database designed for middle and high school students and educators. Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

Gale in Context: Elementary

With features that are age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for young learners, this curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics. This resource helps kids explore and gain comfort with database searching.

Granger's World of Poetry

Updated weekly with new full-text poems, biographies, and commentaries, users have access to 250,000 poems in full text with 450,000 poem citations and a wide range of critical and historical tools.  

Literary Reference Center

Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. 

Literature Resource Center

Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists from every age and literary discipline.

Novelist K-8 Plus

For grades K to 8.  Using simple search techniques, find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

NoveList Plus

Let NoveList help you find a good book to read, with expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Oxford Reference

Combines quick reference coverage of many subjects with the rich resources of the Oxford Companions.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Offers long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars on major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.  Provides intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. 

Virtual Reference Library

A collection of online reference books in the humanities, social sciences, science and technology, health, business, career development and more, accessible within a single search.

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Gutenberg.org

28,000 free books; 100,000 eBooks in a variety of electronic formats though Project Gutenberg's Resources .

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