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NoveList Plus Popular

A readers’ advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.

Overview

NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.Hand-crafted recommendations are created by professionals -- NoveList will tell you who wrote a recommendation and why the recommendation makes sense. Appeals factors are a signature feature of NoveList -- and help match readers with their perfect books. Do you like funny, fast-paced mysteries? Or detailed mysteries with a lot of intrigue? The appeal language in NoveList will help you identify books that fit your style.

Features Include:
  • Expert recommendations for fiction and nonfiction 
  • Coverage of book titles for all ages
  • Audiobook recommendations
  • Complete series information
  • Appeal language to describe books
Benefits Include:
  • Popular, professional and reader reviews all in one place
  • Browsing by topic, age, reading (Lexile) level and more
  • Hundreds of reading lists, such as “Top 10” and “Best of”
  • Extensive “How Do I?” tab links to common FAQs
  • Downloadable quick lists of recommended books by topic
  • Common Core Standard documents, articles and other support 
  • Curricular guides by grade or unit
 

MasterFile Premier Popular

General reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Includes peer reviewed publications.

MasterFILE Premier contains full text for general reference magazines and publications covering a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. This database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Content Includes:
  • More than 1,600 full-text magazines and journals
  • More than 440 full-text reference books
  • More than 73,000 primary source documents
  • More than 1.7 million photos, maps and flags
Subject Area: General Reference 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Popular

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for résumés, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. The database includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.

Overview

The award-winning Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice. Known for its unprecedented depth of coverage, this definitive career research database is organized into three main sections:
  • through Industries and Careers, users can explore a multitude of industries, career fields, and professions;
  • Plan Your Education helps users find the schools that fit them best;
  • and Launch Your Career offers solid advice to help users perfect the skills that beget success.
The material draws from a range of authoritative sources, including more than 1,200 articles from the six-volume Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance, 17th Edition. A “From Our Career Experts” section features regular blog posts with an archive of more than 2,400 posts.

Highlights:

    Data-Axle Reference Solutions

    Formerly ReferenceUSA. Reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

    For help resources and guides visit: http://resource.referenceusa.com/training-guides/

    Use the Business Database to:
    • Conduct job searches
    • Look for sales leads
    • Find new business opportunities
    • Locate out-of-town companies
    • Find key business people contact information
    • Locate suppliers
    • Analyze competitors
    Rely on the Residential Data to:
    • Plan weddings or family reunions
    • Organize class reunions
    • Find neighbors or long-lost friends
    Search the Consumer Lifestyle Database to:
    • Conduct market research
    • Target new customers
    • Discover customer preferences
    • View prospective individual customer demographics
    • Analyze community demographics
    • Identify new residents in a specific area

    US Newsstream Popular

    News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

    For search tips and help resources visit: http://proquest.libguides.com/newsstream/searchtips

    Overview

    US Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. US Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes exclusive and preferred access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

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