Reference

  1. Referencia Latina

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    yes

    This comprehensive Spanish-language database offers content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

    Content Includes:

    • 49,000 encyclopedia entries
    • Spanish-English dictionary
    • More than 2,500 health reports
    • Over 100 multidisciplinary reference books 
    • Dozens of general interest magazines in a variety of subject areas
    • More than 100,000 images with captions in Spanish
    • An atlas consisting of 330 Spanish-language maps
    • Reputable, regional Spanish language newspapers: Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries such as:

      • El Comercio (Perú)
      • El Mercurio (Chile)
      • El Tiempo (Colombia)

      • El Universal (México)
      • El País (Uruguay)
      • El Nacional (Venezuela)
      • La Nación (Argentina)
      • La Nación (Costa Rica)
       
      In addition, prominent full-text magazines include Automundo, People en Español,Entrepreneur México, Contenido and Impacto Latin News.

      Referencia Latina's intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users with limited online research experience.

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    EBSCOhost
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  2. MAS Ultra - School Edition

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    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  3. Encyclopædia Britannica

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    Britannica Online School Edition K12 offers encyclopedias, dictionary, thesaurus, illustrations, maps, biographies, educational activities, exercises, study guides, and related material for students and teachers (Kindergarten through 12th grade). Included are the Wisconsin state curriculum standards with links to supporting articles and learning materials. There are separate interfaces for elementary, middle, and high school, as well as for teachers.

    Access sub-groups of this resource through the following links

    Created by: 
    Encyclopædia Britannica Online
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  4. Virtual Reference Library

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    Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

    Arts

    • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras 5v, 2005
    • Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 2v, 2004
    • Contemporary Fashion 2nd ed., 2002
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers 4th ed., 4v, 2001

    Biography

    • Business Leader Profiles for Students 2v, 2002
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography Vol. 24, 2nd ed., 2005
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography 2nd ed., 23v, 2004
    • Notable Sports Figures 4v, 2004
    • Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s 2v, 2003

    Education

    • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 24th ed., 2008

    Environment & Animals

    • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 2nd ed., 17v, 2004

    Literature

    • Contemporary Novelists 7th ed., 2001
    • Contemporary Poets 7th ed., 2001
    • Modern American Literature 5th ed., 3v, 1999
    • Nonfiction Classics for Students 5v, 2001
    • Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature 2002
    • Reference Guide to Short Fiction 2nd ed., 1999
    • Reference Guide to World Literature 3rd ed., 2v, 2003
    • Writers Directory 2005 ed., 2v, 2004

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
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  5. Literature Resources from Gale

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    yes

    Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
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  6. Searchasaurus

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    yes

    A collection of resources designed for kids of all ages, including an encyclopedia of animals, a general encyclopedia, and two magazine databases, Middle Search Plus and Primary Search. (A kids' search interface for selected EBSCOhost databases)

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  7. NoveList K-8

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    yes

    Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 is an online database with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  8. NoveList

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    yes

    NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. For school media specialists and teachers there are Standards-Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  9. Science Reference Center

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    yes

    Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  10. History Reference Center

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    yes

    History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for nearly 170 leading history periodicals, more than 112,000 historical documents, 113,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 112,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  11. Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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    yes

    Covers social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered
    Species, and Terrorism. Consists of viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government
    and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government
    agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, as well as links to more
    than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  12. MasterFILE Premier

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
    Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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  13. Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

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    yes

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
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