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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 

SIRS Issues Researcher Popular

Research the pros and cons of current issues and enduring social issues through full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference materials.

For help resource visit: http://proquest.libguides.com/issuesresearcher/education

Overview

SIRS Issues Researcher provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive Leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues. Editorially created Topic Overview pages help build a solid foundation for understanding the issue. Critical Thinking and Information Literacy skills are promoted through engaging Essential Questions and supporting viewpoint articles. All articles, websites, multimedia graphics, charts, maps, statistics, primary sources and government documents are editorially-selected from thousands of global sources. SIRS Issues Researcher supports school curriculum and differentiated instruction through a wide-variety of features and tools including: State and National standards correlations, text-to-speech & language translation, Lexile scores, editorially written article summaries and citation generators. Research guides, and intuitive links to third-party platforms like Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Google Classroom and EasyBib help students complete their assignment successfully and efficiently.

Morningstar Investment Research Center Popular

Includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

Help resources, including tutorials and guides, are available through Morningstar Investment Research Center via the "Help & Education" tab in the main navigation bar.

HeritageQuest Popular

Treasury of American genealogical sources: unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Includes historical census, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and more.

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

Overview

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. 18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

The collection consists of five core data sets:
  • Census collection contains over 700 million records from the U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940, and national censuses including Argentina, Netherlands, Czech Republic and several other countries.
  • Books collection contains over 22,000 family and local histories, compiled genealogies, documentary collections, church records, military records, vital records, city and county histories, and more.
  • City Directories with over 1.5 million records from various US city and county directories during 1821-1989.

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