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Articles & Magazines

 MasterFILE Elite Inside Library  Outside Library 
Provides full text for more than 1,730 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.

 Student Research Center * Inside Library  Outside Library 
An easy to use research portal for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Arts & Humanities

 Milestone Documents of World Religions (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Milestone Documents of World Religions examines the key sacred texts and foundational documents of the world's primary religions, from ancient times to the present, providing researchers with a fresh perspective on how critical religious texts have influenced both the past and the present.

Biography & Genealogy

 Biography Reference Bank Inside Library  Outside Library 
A comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

 Great Lives from History: Latinos (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
The majority of the individuals included in this database have never been covered in this series before. Many individuals are household names, famous for such high-profile professions as entertainment, music, politics, and sports, while others have received less attention but made important contributions to civil rights and science or helped pave the way for others in their community in areas such as education, law, and business.

 Musicians & Composers (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Musicians and Composers: : Biographical and critical essays on the men and women who made an impact on music from 1901 to 2000.

Books & Literature

 Artemis: Literary Sources * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Unlock information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Includes Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, LitFINDER and Something About the Author.

 Children's Literature Comprehensive Database Inside Library  Outside Library 
An acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more than 1,450,000 MARC records and more than 315,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 37 review sources.

 Critical Insights (Salem Literature) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Critical Insights delves into classic and current literacy criticisms of the world's most-studied literature.

 Drama for Students * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Now part of the Artemis platform. Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

 Literature Resource Center * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Information about authors and literature including criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews, and reading lists. Contains link to Gale Literary Index for CLC, TCLC, NCLC, SSC, etc.

NOTE: The Literature Resouce Center is now part of the Gale Artemis platform.


 LitFINDER * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Literature criticism, biographies, work and topic overviews, reviews, and full text of many literary works—all searchable at the same time and returned in lists organized according to the type of research needs they serve.

NOTE: LitFINDER is now part of the Gale Artemis platform.


 Masterplots (Salem Literature) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
A literary reference offering plot summaries. Fourth edition.

 Novelist Plus Inside Library  Outside Library 
A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its intuitive interface and extensive feature content, NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

 Novelist Plus K-8 Inside Library  Outside Library 
A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive feature content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

 Novels for Students * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

 Oxford Companion to the Book * Inside Library  Outside Library 
A unique work of reference, covering the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times. It includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, palaeography, and the history of printing.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Childrens Literature * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world.

 Poetry for Students * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

 Short Stories for Students * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

 Something About the Author * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface that is ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children's and young adult literature.

Encyclopedias

 Britannica Academic Edition Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information that college students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research.

 Britannica Escolar Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica Escolar es la base de datos indicada para aprender sobre cualquier tema. Para el uso de todos los grados de Pre-K al 12, y todas habilidades de lectura. Ofrece miles de artículos relevantes, imágenes, videos, clips de audio, recursos primarios, mapas, herramientas para investigar, y páginas en la red recomendadas que están al día con el currículo.

 Britannica Escolar Secundaria Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica Escolar Secundaria es la base de datos indicada para aprender sobre cualquier tema. Guiada para estudiantes de secundaria. Ofrece miles de artículos relevantes, imágenes, videos, clips de audio, recursos primarios, mapas, herramientas para investigar, y páginas en la red recomendadas que están al día con el currículo.

 Britannica High Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica High is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for high school students—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools and recommended Web sites.

 Britannica Middle Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica Middle is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for middle school students—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools and recommended Web sites.

 Britannica School Inside Library  Outside Library 
Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades Pre-K-12 and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.

History & Geography

 Global Road Warrior Inside Library  Outside Library 
More than a country guide, Global Road Warrior is a comprehensive business travel, telecommunications and business culture reference source in available in a highly organized and consistent format.

 Great Events from History: Modern Scandals (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Modern Scandals: 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century.

 Great Lives from History: African Americans (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
This database features 800 essays covering people from the eighteenth century through the early twenty-first century. The majority of the individuals included in this set have never been covered in this series before. Many individuals are household names, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature.

 Great Lives from History: Jewish Americans (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Covers 654 individuals from colonial times through the present, offering a fascinating perspective on Jewish history, both cultural and religious, in the United States.

 Great Lives from History: Scientists and Science * Inside Library  Outside Library 
A far-reaching view of history, offering worldwide coverage of important men and women of Science.

 History Reference Center Inside Library  Outside Library 
Offers full text from more than 1,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for 60 history magazines, 58,000 historical documents, 43,000 biographies of historical figures, etc.

 Milestone Documents in World History (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
This database covers 125 iconic primary source documents from ancient times to the present and from virtually every geographical region. Each entry offers the full text of the document in question as well as an in-depth, analytical essay.

 Milestone Documents: American History (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Milestone Documents in American History combines full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary.

 Milestone Documents: American Leaders (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Milestone Documents of American Leaders offers a unique biographical approach to the study of primary source documents.

 Oxford Companion to World Exploration * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Offers information on all topics of exploration worldwide, including advances in navigation, the discovery of the New World, polar expeditions, and the space age.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Offers comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the United States.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today.

 Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Includes over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

 Salem Press * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Searchable electronic books now accessable through one interface. Includes Great Events from History, MasterPlots, Decades Series, Critical Survey of Poetry, and more.

 The 2000s in America * Inside Library  Outside Library 
The 2000s in America documents the turbulent decade that had a profound and lasting effect on American life and culture: the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economic downturns, Social Media Sites, the iPhone and more. The encyclopedia serves as a valuable source of reliable information and keen insights for today's students.

 UXL American Decades * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

 Weapons & Warfare (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Weapons and Warfare is designed to meet the needs of students seeking information about weaponry, tactics, and models of warfare from ancient times to the present, worldwide.

 World and U.S. History (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
The 50s-90s in America; Great Lives from History - Ancient World to Present; Nortorious Lives; Great Events from History - 17th Century to Present; Modern Scandals; Historical Encyclopedia of American Business; Milestone Documents of American Leaders.

Newspapers

 Newsday Inside Library  Outside Library 
Newspaper reporting on news and events in the New York City area. Full text from 1985.

 Newsday Historical (1940-1984) Inside Library  Outside Library 
Newspaper reporting on news and events in the New York City area. Full text from 1940-1984.

Reference Books

 Kids InfoBits Inside Library  Outside Library 
A database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 Literati Inside Library  Outside Library 
Built on the foundation of Credo's award-winning reference platform, Literati by Credo represents a new era in information literacy and research effectiveness. Search digital books, encyclopedias, and articles from one interface. Search for diagrams, maps, and illustrations as well.

Religion & Mythology

 UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature" section.

Science & Technology

 GreenFILE Inside Library  Outside Library 
Scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

 Science Online Inside Library  Outside Library 
Complete reference database containing thousands of entries covering animal anatomy, anthropology and archaeology, astronomy and space technology, atomic physics, biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, etc.

 Science Reference Center Inside Library  Outside Library 
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-specific content. Designed to support middle and high school curriculum, Science Reference Center encompasses all disciplines of science.

 ScienceFlix * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Social Sciences

 Opposing ViewPoints Inside Library  Outside Library 
Covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

 Psychologists and Their Theories for Students * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Search the "Gale Virtual Reference Library: Social Science" section.

Sports

 Great Athletes (Salem Press) * Inside Library  Outside Library 
Virtually every athlete and every sport readers might reasonably expect to find can be found here. Emphasis is on sports that are popular in North America.

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