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Biography & Genealogy

 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.

Books & Literature

 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.

 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.


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

 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

 Grolier Encyclopedia Inside Library  Outside Library 
Searches across five encyclopedias at once: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, and Enciclopedia Cumbre.

 Grolier Online for Kids Inside Library  Outside Library 
It includes seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science.

History & Geography

 America the Beautiful Inside Library  Outside Library 
Information about the U.S. states and territories designed for students at all grade levels.

 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 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.

 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 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.

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

 E-Library (K-6) Inside Library  Outside Library 
Researchers find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts—plus over 7 million maps, photographs, infographics, educator-approved websites from Homework Central, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) clips.

 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.

Science & Technology

 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.

 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.

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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