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Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)

Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.


EBSCO proudly offers GreenFILE, a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles. Also included in GreenFILE is a 6,800-term Thesaurus.

 History Reference Center (EBSCO)

Designed for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. It also includes full text for nearly 150 leading history periodicals. And access to thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos/maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video. 

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 (EBSCO FREE)

European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 is a database based on the authoritative bibliography "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750." This new database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. The bibliographic database, to be made available for the first time in digital form anywhere, contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. 

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

Provides hundreds of hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists created for teens and kids covering both fiction and nonfiction genres and topics. Also includes over 700 BookTalks and over 950 searchable award lists.

Points of View (EBSCO)

Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

 Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

This comprehensive research database provides easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content.  Is designed to meet every student researcher's needs, contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.  Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, life science, mathematics, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. 

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO FREE)

 This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books is now also offered free via the EBSCO host platform. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more for K-12 Teachers & Librarians

Social Study Fact Cards : California Edition

Social Study Fact Cards : California Edition are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California topics included in the social studies curriculum in California. For the past ten years, printed Fact Cards have been used extensively in California elementary and middle schools, as well as in public libraries. 

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