Social Sciences & Biographies

World Vital Records

A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and international collections.

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PebbleGo is a Pre Kindergarten to Grade 3 database for reading and research. It includes 4 modules: Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies and Social Studies. Each includes leveled text, educational games and video support to help emergent readers and researches learn database and reading skills.

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BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Using an engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Grolier Online

Includes information from Encyclopedia Americana, The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples and America the Beautiful.

History Reference Center

The database features full text for many periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. It also includes  historical documents, photos and maps.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

library literature

For those interested in librarianship and archival information. Locate journal articles on topics such as automation, catalog, censorship, circulation procedures, classification, copyright legislation, government aid, library associations and conferences, library equipment and supplies, personnel administration, preservation of materials and more. Coverage reaches as far back as 1980.

For anyone seeking information about history. Find United States and world history and many other topics in this Gale Virtual Reference Library ebook collection.

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Electronic reference books with access to Career Collections which consists of specific information about a wide variety of career choices, such as nursing, firefighting, transportation, travel, photography, and many more, and U.S. History Collection which includes almost 200 titles and consists of series such as America at War, American Rights, Colonial Settlements in America, Decades of American History, and more.

Ebsco Academic Search Complete

Full text articles from academic journals and magazines on social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies.

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