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Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. The 4,000+ maps include political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

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Full-text access to over 10,000 local, national, and world newspapers, magazines, and broadcast transcripts, including the Denver Post, New York Post, and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Browse suggested topics such as Health, Sports, STEM, International Issues, or search by keyword, location, author, or source. 

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Public Library/Kids Version: An accurate, current, and comprehensive resource for students and public library patrons. Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools that make research easier and more productive.

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Provides age-appropriate environments for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.

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The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

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Instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment. Includes test preparation materials and practice exams for the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams, and more.

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For middle and junior high school students, with 140 full text titles (with Lexile reading level), as well as historical essays, 84,700 biographies, over 235,000 images, and 100,000 primary source documents.

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Contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction and non-fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.

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Access to materials from diverse viewpoints, including more than 1,000 essays, leading political magazines from a variety of perspectives, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, reference books and other primary sources.

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Includes Searchasaurus interface plus full text of 70 periodicals (with Lexile reading level), plus encyclopedias, a dictionary, and other reference books.

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Over 139,800 articles on current events topics like aging, crime, drugs, energy, health, human rights and world affairs, from over 4,800 sources, with 1,650 full text periodicals.

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One of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature. This collection features math stories in the famous TumbleBook format which combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans, educational games, plus quizzes in order to test and track progress. - Available until August 31, 2020.

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For more than 75 years, World News Digest has been a go-to resource for context and background on key issues of both historical events and breaking news. With more than 300,000 original articles and a vast archive covering every major event since its inception, this database offers concise summaries of current events and clearly written essays on the top issues of the day.

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