Education & Reference Resources

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Subscription Databases
Title Description Use @ Home?
Axis 360 Digital books and audiobooks primarily for children. Yes
Book Flix Books come to life! This early literacy resource pairs storybooks and nonfiction eBooks. Yes - Click here
ClasePeriodica Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities. Yes
CultureGrams Information on over 200 countries and territories with particular emphasis on customs, lifestyles and social conditions. Contains a World Edition, Kids' Edition, States Edition and Provinces Edition. Yes - Click here
Electronic Collections Online A collection of scholarly journals. Yes
ERIC Journal articles and reports in education. Yes
FreedomFlix U.S. History for young students. Yes - Click here
Gale Courses Free online instructor-led courses in computer skills, personal enrichment, medical, financial, and more. Yes
Gale Virtual Reference Library A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Yes
GCF Learn Free The freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Check out our Everyday Life, Basic Math, and Computer Training today! Yes
General OneFile Access magazine and periodical articles across a wide range of topics. Many are PDF & HTML full-text. Yes
Illinois Public Records Database of public records including real estate transfers, new businesses, bankruptcies, and foreclosures. Yes - Click here
Lynda.com Lynda.com is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills. The company produces video tutorials taught by industry experts. Yes
Mango Languages An interactive language learning system offering everyday conversational skills, beginning and advanced student coursework, and ESL courses. Yes
MUZZY Online! Language videos for learning English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Yes
Opposing Viewpoints inCONTEXT An online resource for those seeking information and opinions on hundreds of today's social issues. Yes
Reference USA Business directory, residential listings, demographics and health care listings for the US and Canada. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Yes
Scholastic GO! An online Encyclopedia especially for kids. Scholastic GO is the most age-appropriate, comprehensive learning and knowledge resource available on the Internet today. Yes - Click here
World Book Online access to World Book Kids, Info Finder, Online Reference Center, Timelines and more. Yes
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos A-Z búsqueda, Diccionario Visual, Mudo De Animales, Actividades y más. Yes
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