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General Reference

Curriculum Resource Center - is printable material that corresponds with curriculum.

EBSCOhost Web - provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online - includes the full text of the Encyclopedia Britannica as well as Compton's Encyclopedia and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia – this database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Student Resources in Context - provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 680 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips.

Explora High School - makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Referencia Latina - This comprehensive Spanish-Language database offers content from a variety of sources, including an inclusive collection of images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.


Magazines and Newspapers

Custom Newspapers - provides a collection of more than 140 cover-to-cover newspapers from around the world plus an additional 300 sources of selected news and business coverage. Includes the Star Ledger and the Bergen Record, as well as the New York Times for the past 365 days.

Proquest Historical Newspapers (NY Times) - delivers the complete run of The New York Times from 1851 to 2014 in full-page image.


Controversial Issues

Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society - provides students with authoritative historical context, diverse expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources to help them become civil debaters, consider multiple sides of a controversy, and use evidence in developing and supporting their opinions about today's most important issues

Opposing Viewpoints In Context - is an online library of current event topics: the facts as well as the arguments of each topic's proponents and detractors.

Points of View Reference Center - is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use it as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.


History Resources

American Government - provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States

African-American History Online - gives in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.

American History - provides more than 16,000 primary and secondary sources, including overview essays, biographies, government and court documents, photos, maps, audio/video clips, statistics, and more

American History Online - includes 500 plus years of political, military, social, and cultural history.

American Indian History Online - covers Native American culture, history, and heritage.

Ancient & Medieval History Online - explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Modern World History Online - covers people, places, and events from mid-15th century to the present.

World Geography and Culture Online - combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.

World History: The Modern Era - provides in-depth coverage of the history of all regions of the world from 1500 to the present


Literature Resources

Bloom's Literary Reference - Online examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Gale Virtual Library - is an ebook platform for ebooks across the curriculum

Literary Reference Center - is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else.

Literature Resource Center - Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.


Science and Health Resources

Health Reference Center - provides information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body

Science Online - includes extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

STEM Database - is comprised of more than 500 scholarly journals and popular science magazines. These publications support research and instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math

Today's Science -contains thousands of links to a 15-year back-file. It explains important development in biology, checmistry, the environment, space, physics and technology.


Art Resources

Oxford Art Online - provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, two major visual arts reference resources.


Streaming Video

Classroom Video on Demand - is a state-of-the-art streaming video that makes it easier to incorporate outstanding educational programs into your classroom.

NBC Learn - a collection of over 18,000 standards-aligned resources designed for use in the classroom.


College and Career

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - includes profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries.


Genealogy Offerings (in-school access only)

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Newspapers.com