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ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest) - The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. *
Accounting and Tax (ProQuest) - This is the quintessential accountant's database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. *
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary, 37th ed. - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
African American Heritage (ProQuest) - This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. *
African-American Years: Chronologies of American History and Experience - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Agricola (ProQuest) - This bibliographic database, produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields. *
American Civil War Reference Library - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
American Eras - Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.
American Men & Women of Science - Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
Ancestry.com - In-Library Use Only. Discover your story in the worlds largest online family history resource. Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Ancestry.com library edition is provided for use at BPL via our public computers or your laptop using the Librarys WIFI.
Asian Business (ProQuest) - This database focuses on business and financial news from the eastern hemisphere. It covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications. *
Auto Repair Reference Center - Login Required Offsite. The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, covering 37,000+ vehicles from 1945 to present. Content includes drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins and recalls issued by the original manufacturer. Plus, enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications and maintenance schedules.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Banking Information Source (ProQuest) - Enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends. *
Biology (ProQuest) - This database provides access to a wide range of biology topics including some of the most popular information resources for users in academic, government and public research environments. *
Body Systems - Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.
BookFLIX - Login Required Offsite. Grades PreK-3. This interactive literacy resource builds a love of reading and learning online! BookFlix pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks to reinforce reading skills and develop real-world knowledge. Bookflix will work on Droid devices.
Business Source Elite - This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. *
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (ProQuest) - The most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. *
Canadian Newsstand (ProQuest) - This database offers unparalleled access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers. *
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest) - The definitive source for vocational information. Includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic. *
Cities of the United States - Provides information on America's top cities--those fastest-growing, as well as those with a particular historical, political, industrial, and/or commercial significance. City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts, data, and figures related to demographic, economic, cultural, geographic, social, and recreational conditions.
CLCD - CLCD is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non‐fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources. Students and teachers can check on similar books by other authors, books in series, more books by a favorite author and more.
Computing (ProQuest) - This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. *
Consumer Health Care - This text focuses on the U.S. healthcare system and the individual's experience with it. Entries cover topics related to the current state of health insurance, the various kinds (including government programs like Medicare and Medicaid) and methods of its delivery, as well as the history of insurance and the evolution of our current for-profit system.
Countries and Their Cultures - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Countries of the World and Their Leaders - Covering nearly 200 countries, the yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover politicians, geography, defense, agriculture, and trade.
Criminal Justice (ProQuest) - ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. *
CultureGrams Kids (ProQuest) - Cultures of the world geared specifically for kids. *
CultureGrams Provinces - Culture information about the Provinces of Canada. *
CultureGrams State Edition - Learn about different state cultures. *
CultureGrams World Edition - Learn about different cultures of the world. *
Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual Reference Library. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Early World of Learning - Online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades. *
eBook Collection (Ebsco) - Search and view the full text of eBooks. Titles covering career information, computers, health, small business and writing. Public domain texts are also available, including Project Gutenberg titles.
Education Journals (ProQuest) - ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. *
eLibrary Curriculum Edition - Delivers one of the largest collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries. *
eLibrary Elementary - The ultimate elementary full-text reference resource — tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. *
eLibrary Science - Explore thousands of full-text and multimedia files that help researchers better understand concepts in science, and that allow educators at all levels (from K-12 to university and beyond) to build engaging science materials, lessons, and activities for students of all ages. *
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Haliazgos - Beginner's Spanish language reference tool. *
Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine - Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people.
Encyclopedia of Arkansas - The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture Project strives to offer a definitive, comprehensive, and accurate record of the twenty-fifth state. The online version of the Encyclopedia is the first component of the Project.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, 3rd ed - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of India - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, 2nd ed. - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of Multicultural America - This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns.
Encyclopedia of Religious Practices - This set provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers.
Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Entrepreneurship - Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats. *
Environmental Science Collection (ProQuest) - The collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management. *
ePrep - Recorded Books ePrep courses feature expert video instruction, available anytime and anywhere, day or night, at home or on the road. Because the courses are student-adaptable, having ePrep is like having a private tutor every step of the way. Students maximize their scores by practicing under test-simulated conditions. Expert instructors then answer questions and solve problems in the same pencil-paper environment that students will experience on test day. By engaging both the students eyes and ears while demonstrating how to solve test problems in real time, ePrep magnifies understanding and retention. All videos can be paused, rewound, and reviewed again and again.
ERIC - ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full text documents dating back to 1966. *
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest) - Ethnic NewsWatch™ includes current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. *
European Business (ProQuest) - This database contains the latest European business and financial information. Includes resources such as The Economist, Fortune and European Business Journal. *
Facts on File - Login Required Offsite. Explore all three Facts on File resources: World News Digest, Issues and Controversies and Todays Science. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
Family Health (Proquest) - ProQuest Family Health covers an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. *
Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Fold 3 - History and Genealogy Archives Plus - Login Required Offsite. 60 million pages of historical documents including census records from 1860 and 1930, city directories, historical newspapers, naturalization documents and state records. Featured collections include African American, American Revolution, Native American, US Bureau of Investigation Case File and World War II archives. Sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Genealogy Society.
Freegal - Login Required. Download up to five (5) free songs per week to your personal device! After downloading, patrons are allowed to keep the music they essentially own it. The titles are DRM-FREE, Mp3 files that can be played on virtually any computer, smart phone or other mobile device. With millions of songs from ten thousand labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment, this service is certain to have something for everyone. Freegal features an easy-to-use website interface with no software to install; or, use the Freegal app for quick and easy use with smart phones and mobile devices.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Health and Medical Complete - This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. *
Health Management (ProQuest) - This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations. *
HeritageQuest - Search censuses, genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank Records and LexisNexis US Serial Set.
Hoover's Company Capsules and Profiles (ProQuest) - This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. *
Issues & Controversies - Login Required Offsite. In-depth investigations of todays top issues, this resource provides an Encyclopedia, Almanac and quick links to Research Topics. Plus, easy access to issues citing pros and cons. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
Learning Express Library - Registration Required. Perfect for high school and college students and adults! Includes practice exams for GED, ACT, SAT, GRE plus CDL, ASVAB, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, Firefighter, EMS and US Citizenship. Plus, math, science, reading and other subjects for younger students. To begin using Learning Express, set up a profile. Your profile will allow you to track your success and access Job & Career Accelerator.
Legal Information Reference Center - Login Required Offsite. The Legal Information Reference center features various legal forms by state. Subjects include business, family affairs and divorce, immigration, money and finances, patents and copyrights, property and real estate, plus wills and estate planning. The resource also includes full text of several NOLO guides on essential legal information. NOLO titles highlight bankruptcy and credit recovery, divorce and parental agreements, business and employment law, property ownership, financial and legacy planning, plus more.
Library2Go! (Powered by Overdrive) - Login Required: Library Barcode & PIN. Download eBooks, audiobooks, videos and music to your computer, eBook reader or handheld device. Bentonville Library partners with 13 regional public libraries to provide this service. To access Library2Go! on your smart phone, download the free mobile Overdrive app!
LISA: Library and Information Science Archives - This database currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more. *
Literary Reference Center - Login Required Offsite. Literary Reference Center contains full text for plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticisms, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, classic texts and much more.
Little Pim - Login Required Offsite. Ages 0-6 years old: foreign language tools for tots! Little Pim partners with Mango Languages for accessible and engaging language learning for young children. The method incorporates words and themes that are relevant to the childs daily life. Research shows that early language learning enhances verbal development, social and cognitive skills. Select from 10 different languages.
Mango Languages - Login Required Offsite. Learn a new language in the comfort of your own home! Choose from 39 foreign languages and 18 English as second languages. Popular courses include: French, German, Italian and Spanish. Use the translate tool, start learning immediately or set up a profile to track your progress. Mango Languages offers a free mobile app.
Medline - MEDLINE® is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary. *
Middle East Conflict Reference Library - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Military Collection - This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. *
Newsstand (ProQuest) - This database's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. *
NoveList Plus - NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. NoveList's expert recommendations mean that you'll always get high quality results to help find just the right books.
Nursing & Allied Health Source - This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. *
OneClickdigital - Features the top 200 adult audiobooks from bestselling authors; multi-use titles mean no waiting! Over 900 core collection titles for children and teens as well. Free app for quick and easy use with smart phones and mobile devices.
Ox Research - This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. *
PebbleGo - Specifically designed to meet the needs of PreK-3 researchers, PebbleGo databases support literacy and build a foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Pharmaceutical News - This database is an insider's guide to healthcare research, development and regulatory issues. *
Political Science (ProQuest) - This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. *
Presidents: A Reference History - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Pronunciator - Learn a new language from the comfort of your own living room! Set up a profile to track your progress and earn certificates. One of the great things about Pronunciator is that you can learn any language in virtually any other language. *
ProQuest Central - This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. Features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. *
Psychology Journals (ProQuest) - Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. *
Real-Life Math - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Reconstruction Era Reference Library - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
Reference USA - Login Required Offsite. Conduct powerful market research with these highly searchable and current directories. Perfect for tracking market trends and industry research across various subjects for millions of detailed records. Log on today with US Businesses, US Healthcare, US Historical Businesses, US Jobs/Internships, New Businesses and US Consumers/Lifestyles.
Religion (ProQuest) - This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion. *
Research Companion (ProQuest) - Built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information. *
Research Library (ProQuest) - ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. *
Rosen Core Concepts Biology - Supports STEM learning and delivers curriculum-correlated content; promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills; and offers research, report, and homework help. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen Core Concepts Chemistry - Informs and inspires learners about key chemistry topics including atoms, elements, chemical reactions, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and the properties of matter. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen Core Concepts Periodic Table - Features a straightforward, easy-to-navigate interface. User-friendly articles make complex scientific concepts both readily comprehensible and highly engaging. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science - Informs and inspires learners about key earth and space science topics including earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, energy and matter, landforms, maps, natural disasters, rocks and minerals, environmental issues, the scientific method, space, water, and weather and climate. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Life Science - Content-driven, visually stimulating, and media-rich online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Physical Science - Developed for Grade 3 to 6 learners with their unique learning styles and sensibilities in mind, PowerKnowledge Physical Science features an appealing, friendly interface. All articles are expressly created for an elementary and middle school audience. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosetta Stone - The Rosetta Stone® solution eliminates translation and tedious grammar explanations, allowing you to intuitively grasp new concepts, all while thinking exclusively in your new language. Unlike videos or books, our solution is all about interaction. At every step, you have to actively demonstrate your understanding of a new language. And Rosetta Stone® software provides the opportunity to develop all your language skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—from the beginning, using your own natural language-learning ability.
Science Journals (ProQuest) - ProQuest Science Journals is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. *
SIRS Researcher - Helps students make sense of the world by offering relevant, credible resources that tell the whole story on major issues and world conflicts of the day. *
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Login Required Offsite. This database contains comprehensive drawings, diagrams and instructions to repair most small engine mechanics, including: all-terrain vehicles, generators, marine/boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, tractors and more!
Snapshots (ProQuest) - This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. *
Social Science Journals (ProQuest) - This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. *
Sociology (ProQuest) - This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. *
Telecommunication Research Library (ProQuest) - This database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. Whether you’re looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. *
Todays Science - Login Required Offsite. Science news for todays students includes a Science Encyclopedia, Glossary and quick links to Images and Research Topics. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
Tutor.com - Tutor.com is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor from 3-10 PM in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser.
UXL American Decades - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
UXL Complete Health Resource - Login Required Offsite. eBook in Gale's Virtual ReferenceLibrary. A great research tool, containing reliable reference information.
VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever - Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.
Who's Who Among African Americans - Provides biographical and career details on notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and other fields.
World Book Academic - The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets) *
World Book Advanced - A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. *
World Book Discover - Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students. *
World Book Early World of Learning - The Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learningoffers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.
World Book eBooks - A sampling of online eBooks from World Book. *
World Book Kids - A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities. *
World Book Online for Kids - A general reference Web site developed especially for younger public library, providing easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and engaging games, interactive tools, and activities as well as an atlas, maps, flags, science projects and teacher resources. *
World Book Online Info Finder - A resource for elementary & middle school students at the public library looking for help with their homework and research projects. This includes over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, over 10,000 biographies, an atlas, interactive maps, outline maps, science projects and more. *
World Book Online Reference Center - A customizable interface tailored to the needs and skills of the public library users, high school age & above, providing a reference tool that has an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases in a fully integrated a single search. *
World Book Student - A research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities. *
World Book Timelines - Offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.
World News Digest - Login Required Offsite. A comprehensive resource for US and World news dating back to 1940, this resource provides an Encyclopedia, Almanac and quick links to Research Topics. Search headlines by decade, country or subject. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
WorldCat (OCLC) - An international catalog of 212 million+ records for books and other materials in libraries. The bibliographic records are cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide, with over 400 languages represented.
Writers Directory - Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication.
Zinio - Available on your computer, tablet or mobile device with unlimited, simultaneous access. With more than 40 of your favorite titles to choose from. Accessible wherever you are, with no need to check-in. Reader apps are available for quick and easy use with smart phones and mobile devices.