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Biography

Biography (Gale in Context)

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Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present.
 

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Books & Authors (Gale)

Gale Books & Authors

Find out what to read next through expert reviews, author biographies, and in-depth searching.

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Gale Literature

Gale Literature

Journal and magazine articles focused on literature, including author biographies, criticism, excerpts and plot summaries.

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High School (Gale in Context)

High School (Gale in Context)

Full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, biographies, essays, timeline and overviews. 

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Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Gale Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. 

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National Women's History Museum Biographies by Subject

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Biographies of famous women in a variety of disciplines, compiled by the National Women's History Museum.
 

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Environment & Chesapeake Bay

Agriculture (Gale OneFile)

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Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.
 

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Environmental Protection Agency

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Official website of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with information on environmental issues, laws, and regulations that affect our country's natural resources.
 

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Environmental Studies & Policy (Gale OneFile)

Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)

Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy.

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Gardening & Horticulture (Gale OneFile)

Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)

Journal and magazine articles focused on gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A subset of Gale Power Search.
 

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National Centers for Environmental Information

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Explore the wide variety of data stewarded by the National Centers for Environmental Information.

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Science (Gale in Context)

Science (Gale in Context)

Search across multiple reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos, and more. Focused on science for students, researchers, and the general public.

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Foreign Languages & ESOL

Brainfuse - HelpNow

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Brainfuse offers live tutoring, skills building, foreign language lab, writing lab with live writing assistance, a test center offering practice quizzes for standardized tests, and much more.
 

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Handspeak

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Get started with American Sign Language with this free resource. Includes ASL dictionary and tutorials.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for over 70 languages.

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Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Improve your English or learn another language. An effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time.
 

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WordReference.com

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Translate words from one language to another, look up definitions, and conjugate verbs for several languages.

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Language Arts

Academic OneFile Select (Gale)

Gale Academic OneFile Select

Journal, newspaper, and magazine articles covering a variety of disciplines.

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Acronym Finder

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With more than 750,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms for writing.

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Agriculture (Gale OneFile)

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Journal and magazine articles focused on agriculture and related fields. A subset of Gale Power Search.
 

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ALA Book, Print, & Media Awards

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Books, Print, and Media Awards from the American Library Association. Includes information about Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, and other awards.

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American FactFinder (U.S. Census)

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U.S. Census site featuring facts about American communities.
 

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American Rhetoric

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Indexes a database of full text sources, audio and visual versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, interviews, and other recorded media events.

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Mathematics and Science

American Physical Society Journals

American Physical Society Journals

Access to publications of The American Physical Society Journals on a variety of topics within the realm of physics. Premium Resource; must be used inside a library branch.
 

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APlusMath

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Interactive math resources with worksheets, games, flashcards, and more.

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Create A Graph

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National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) hosts a Kids' Zone that page allows users to create a printable graph using their own data. Choose from an area graph, a bar graph, a line graph, or a pie chart.

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Environmental Studies & Policy (Gale OneFile)

Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)

Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy.

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High School Biology (MIT Open Courseware)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology-created site with videos of lectures, lecture notes, examples of tests, etc. for high school students studying biology.

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High School Chemistry (MIT Open Courseware)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology-created site with videos of lectures, lecture notes, examples of tests, etc. for high school students studying chemistry.

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Social Studies

APA Style Tutorial

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This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style.

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Avalon Project (Yale Law School)

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Historical documents in law, history, diplomacy, and government from Yale University.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

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Ben Franklin guides website visitors through the workings of the U.S. Government.

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Black Life in America

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The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.

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Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide

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A brief overview of how to cite sources for research writing using the Chicago Manual of Style method.

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Communications & Mass Media (Gale OneFile)

Communications and Mass Media (Gale OneFile)

Journal and magazine articles focused on all aspects of the communications field. A subset of Gale Power Search.

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Test Preparation

Adult Learning Center

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Powered by Brainfuse. Tools to prepare for citizenship and high-school equivalency exams, live tutors to help with Microsoft Office, Excel or Powerpoint, writing experts to assist you in perfecting your resume, and much more.

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American Rhetoric

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Indexes a database of full text sources, audio and visual versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, interviews, and other recorded media events.

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APA Style Tutorial

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This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style.

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APlusMath

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Interactive math resources with worksheets, games, flashcards, and more.

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Avalon Project (Yale Law School)

Librarian Recommended Website

Historical documents in law, history, diplomacy, and government from Yale University.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Librarian Reviewed Website

Ben Franklin guides website visitors through the workings of the U.S. Government.

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EBSCO Discovery Service

Search through a comprehensive collection of content from many of our Library Exclusive resources. Includes subject indexes and access to full-text articles from thousands of journals, magazines, and newspapers.