Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Driver's Education Practice Tests
The questions on our practice tests resemble those on the official knowledge exams, and we even have a question marathon for you so you can practice, practice, practice!
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Ebsco Host Millions of topics
EBSCO host Databases (All)

Accesses a variety of publications and topics for research. Allows you to set limits, such as material type or publication dates.

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Explora Primary Facts for grades K-5
Explora Primary

The Explora Primary School database provides content suitable to students in elementary school. Features include a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results and easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic. 

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Explora secondary: Facts for graces 6-12
Explora Secondary

Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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Gale in Context Elementary; making learning a blast
Gale in Context: Elementary

Offers elementary children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore a broad range of subjects like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.

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GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free is an online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. GCF offers more than 1,000 lessons and videos completely free.

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Oxford research encyclopedias everything you need to know
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate. Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, we are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

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Points of view reference center
Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Testing and education Reference center
Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) is a valuable online tool used by library patrons of all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. Community members can even pursue new career paths with test prep assistance for career certification exams and gain advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking.

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Transparent Language learn anywhere anytime
Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for mobile platforms, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

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Very short introductions. Get ahead in a new subject quickly.
Very Short Introductions

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly … Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

 

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