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Credo Reference Popular

A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.

Credo Online Reference is a great resource to help you start your research. Topic pages provide a great introduction. The "Mind Map" feature and book browsing features help you expand your research and find related key words.

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eLibrary

This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.

Overview

eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of users, including middle and high school students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators. Educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards, including Common Core State Standards. eLibrary’s updated interface and features make research easy.Researchers will find the answers they need from more than 2,090 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcript titles, plus a collection of over 7 million maps, pictures, weblinks, and audio/video files.

Content

  • 100% full‐text
  • 2000+ magazines/journal titles
  • 300 newspapers & newswire titles
  • 390+ digitized books
  • 7.9 million images
  • 7,000+ maps, current and historical
  • 1.3 million TV & Radio transcripts
  • 18,000+ video clips
  • 121,000+ editor selected Web links
  • 11,000+ Research Topic


Features

Ebook Central Popular

Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

Features available in Ebook Central make it a great resource for research. You can read online or download a chapter or the entire book for offline use and work in your preferred language with on-the-fly translations for the Ebook Central interface and related email alerts, including Chinese (simplified and traditional), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.

With Ebook Central, you can search for keywords across the entire ebook and see the pages and the frequency with which the search terms appear, instantly cite the ebook in the format of your choice, and annotate by highlighting in 3 colors, bookmarking pages, or creating notes tied to a specific passage, or the entire page. Enhanced “book detail” page to help students pinpoint the exact content they need for research or classwork — at both the chapter and subchapter level — and access it online or download it for later use. Clear table-of-contents-level prompts for reading online or downloading, plus DRM-free chapters with file names that reflect the chapter title.

eBooks on EBSCOhost Popular

Over 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.

EBSCO eBook accessibility information and FAQs are available at: https://connect.ebsco.com/s/article/EBSCO-eBook-Accessibility-Guide

You can find tutorials on "Checking out  and Downloading EBSCO eBooks" and additional help resources at: https://connect.ebsco.com/s/article/Checking-Out-and-Downloading-EBSCO-eBooks

Categories include:

  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Children's & Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Arts & Architecture
  • Biographies & Memoirs
  • Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Business & Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Cooking
  • Crafts & Collectibles
  • Education
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Fiction
  • Health & Medicine
  • History
  • Home & Garden
  • Humor
  • Law
  • Literature & Criticism
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Reference
  • Religion
  • Sciences
  • Self-Help & Family
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports & Games
  • Study Aids & Language Learning
  • Travel
  • True Crime

Education Database

Research on primary, secondary, and higher education, as well as special education, home schooling, adult education, and hundreds of related topics.

For search tips and help resources visit: https://proquest.libguides.com/eddatabase/searchtips

Overview

The Education Database gives users access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full text. There are more than 2.2 million records to-date, including over 1,000 full-text journals and 18,000 dissertations and theses, supporting research on the theory and practice of education. Approximately 75% of the publications included in this database are scholarly journals. Offering complete information on hundreds of educational topics, this database offers complete text and images from journals such as:
  • Childhood Education
  • College Teaching
  • Harvard Educational Review
  • Journal of Athletic Training
  • Educational Theory

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