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Business, Law, Investment

Business Source PremierHoover's OnlineLegal Forms (Gale)RefUSA (from InfoGroup)Regional Business NewsStandard and Poors NetadvantageValue Link


Digital Materials (Downloadable)

Cloud LibraryKanopy Films ButtonOverDriveOverDrive ebooks and audiobooks for kidsZinio Digitial Downloadable Magazines


Do It Yourself

AutoMate button (Ebsco)Hobbies and Crafts Reference CenterHome Improvement Reference Center button (Ebsco)Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center



Funk and Wagnalls New EncylcopediaWorld Book Enciclopedia Estudantil HallazgosWorld Book KidsWorld Book StudentWorld Book Advanced



Ancestry Library EditionHeritageQuest



 Medline Plus


Homework      (See also Encyclopedias and Literature)

AskUsNow!Biography in Context (Gale)BrainFuse (from BrainFuse)Ebsco Explora Primary SchoolsEbsco's Explora for Public Libraries (Formerly Masterfile)Ebsco Explora Secondary SchoolsHistory Reference CenterLiterature Resource Center (from Gale)Science Reference Center (from Ebsco)World Book Online Kids


Languages (Learn a Language)

Mango Languages (from Mango)Ebsco Rosetta Stone



Literature Resource Center (from Gale)NoveList K8 PlusNoveList Plus (from Ebsco)Scribner Writers OnlineTwaynes Authors Online


Live Help (Chat Reference)

AskUsNow!BrainFuse (from BrainFuse)


Magazines and Newspapers

Proquest NewspapersClick here to use EbscoHost to search Consumer ReportsEbsco's Explora for Public Libraries (Formerly Masterfile)New York TimesRB Digitial Downloadable Magazines


Testing Prep and Education

Ebsco Explora Educator's EditionLynda.comTesting and Education Reference Center



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Revised: February 5, 2018