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    Full-text searchable collection of digital historical documents.  The resource provides topically-focused collections of specialized primary sources that support the research and study needs of scholars and students.

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    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of eReference titles that includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. This collection spans topics within the subject of education.

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    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of eReference titles that includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. This collection spans topics within the subjects of elementary and middle school.

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    (Educational Resources Information Center) -- Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.

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    Gale Courses features numerous FREE instructor-led courses on virtually every topic — from writing, web design, parenting, photography, accounting, programming, and hundreds more. Focusing on skill and professional development, all Gale Courses are created by expert instructors, ensuring that each course is comprehensive, clear and engaging.

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    LearningExpress Library provides an interactive online collection of practice tests and tutorial courses to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Tests include: GED Prep, College Prep including SAT and ACT, Grad School Entrance, Military, Nursing, Real Estate, Law Enforcement, US Citizenship, Civil Service and much more. Use the Job & Career Accelerator™ for comprehensive job searching.

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    This database includes the complete issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, 500 downloadable images, and 200 National Geographic Kids books, including reference books as well as nonfiction books on history, biography, science and technology and the National Geographic Readers, which cover wildlife, pets, nature and other topics.

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    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

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    Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

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    Offers the latest college and graduate entrance exams, as well as in-depth information on colleges, universities, vocational schools, tuition assistance, and career exploration. Includes online practice exams for college, graduate school, the military, or trade school, and careers such as medical assisting, cosmetology, and auto or truck repair. A selection of available tests includes:  ACT, American Foreign Service Officer, AP, ASVAB, Civil Service, CLEP, Clerical, DSST, EMT, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, Law Enforcement, LSAT, MCAT, Military Flight Aptitude, NCLEX-PN, Officer Candidate, Postal, SAT, State Trooper, and TOEFL.

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    Books come to life through animation, narration, sounds and music.  Tumblebook Library is a collection of electronic picture books for children, which are sure to entertain and evoke a love of reading.

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    Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

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