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Literary Reference Center

Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.  -from EBSCO

Academic Search Premier

 A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources.

-from Ebsco

Zinio

Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers, with digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC.

Titles include:

Backpacker

Bicycling

Consumer Reports

Cosmopolitan

Country Living

Digital Photo

Do It Yourself

Every Day with Rachael Ray

Food Network Magazine

House Beautiful

Mother Earth News

National Geographic Interactive

National Geographic Traveler Interactive

Newsweek

O, The Oprah Magazine

Organic Gardening

Popular Photography

Popular Science

World Factbook from the CIA

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map. 

-Description from www.cia.gov.

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Encyclopedia Online is a reference source containing every article from the print set plus thousands more. It has state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed Web sites and much more. The site also contains the World Book Online Reference Center, World Book Advanced, World Book Kids and a Spanish Language Encyclopedia.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books with unlimited remote access from the library and home. The collection includes animated books, educational games, Spanish and French books, plus the ability to navigate the entire site in other languages such as Spanish.  Many books are now available for the iPad!

Travel.State.Gov from the U.S. Department of State

This database from the U.S. Department of State provides country specific information for every country of the world.  It is great for people planning on traveling internationally or those wanting to learn more about current political and social conditions in a specific nation.

In this database, you will find information like the location of the U.S. embassy and any consular offices; whether you need a visa; crime and security information; health and medical conditions; drug penalties; and localized hot spots. 

TOPICsearch

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 140,000 articles from nearly 260 diverse sources including international newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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