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College Center College Center

This center provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.

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College Prep Center College Prep Center

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.

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Explora - An EBSCO Experience Explora

Explora is a colorful, mobile-friendly interface to selected EBSCO information databases that provides not only a simple search box, but easy-to-browse categories.

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FEVTutor FEVTutor

FEV Tutor provides students in grades 3-12 with virtual one to one tutoring. Students can log on to a scheduled session or request an "on demand" session at any time. Tutors will help students with homework, studying for a test, practicing a specific standard, and anything in between. Once students are registered, they can access tutoring anywhere with a computer and internet connection. Please follow this link to register for this service - http://bit.ly/2UBKjk0

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Global Road Warrior Global Road Warrior

An online passage to the world covering 175 countries. Find extensive, up-to-date coverage of travel, communications and cultural issues for students and travelers alike.

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Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use. and features age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for today's young learners. Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!

Features of Kids InfoBits include:

  • Continuously updated content, appropriate for elementary school students.
  • Indexed, searchable content—including books, magazines and news.
  • Fun and important facts with connections to current and past events.
  • More than 1,700 kid-friendly charts and graphs and nearly 600 high-quality educational videos.
  • Filter by content level and streamline search results based on basic, intermediate or advanced learning levels.
  • Popular subject categories covering Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology and more.
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Learning Express Library Learning Express Library

Use Learning Express Library to take practice tests for various types of formal exams (ex. GED, PSAT, GRE, MAT), use tutorials to improve skills including reading, writing, and math, and update your computer and software skills. Use Job & Career Accelerator to access current job listings from over 5 million job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, as well as mastering interview skills and networking techniques.

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MAS Ultra School Edition MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

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Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. 

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Primary Search Primary Search

 Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

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School Center School Center

The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

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Science Reference Center Science Reference Center

Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. 

 

 

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