Encyclopedias and General Reference

Academic Search Premier
A scholarly resource that contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 46,000, PDF backfiles to 1975 for over 100 of the journals. The of the subjects the database covers are biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, religion, theology and more.

AtoZdatabases is the premier job search, reference & mailing list database including 30 million business & executive profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

EBSCO Discovery Service
EBSCO Discovery Service brings together the most comprehensive collection of content—including superior indexing from top subject indexes, high-end full text and the entire library collection—all within an unparalleled full-featured, customizable discovery layer experience.

Ebsco MasterFile Premier
A multidisciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. You will also find the full text for reference books and primary source documents, as well as an image collection.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference
Keyword searchable encyclopedias and reference books related to the arts, biographies, business, education, general reference, multicultural studies, religion, social sciences and more. These titles are online versions of the same Gale print reference sources.

MasterFILE Complete
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines and reference books.  In addition there are thousands of biographies, historical essays, photos, maps and flags.

Publication Finder Interface
Publication Finder Interface allows users to search the various resource publications featured in the library’s collection.

Primary Search
A database that contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines, in addition to reference books.  All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator.

Read It!
Read It! promotes reading success for English language learners. It is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

Scholastic GO!
Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.

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