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Link Database Description
VIEW Country Watch Country Watch Vital country information including statistics, maps, economic, social, environmental, history, language, gov’t info, etc. Find intelligence wires, election info, videos.
VIEW Discovery Education Streaming Access videos covering all curricular topics. See Ms. Esola for information regarding setting up your account.
VIEW First Search First Search: Professional and educational magazine and journal articles. Includes ERIC, WorldCat, Article-First, WilsonSelect, and others. Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
VIEW Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) Reference books in eBook format on topics for all class subjects.
VIEW Litfinder for Schools Full-text poems, ballads, short stories, essays, author biographies, explanations of works, etc.
VIEW Illinois Digital Archives Illinois local history documents, maps and photos
VIEW Illinois Practice Driving Tests Free driver education program containing 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
VIEW Medline Plus A comprehensive, free, and authoritative consumer health site sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
VIEW National Archives National historical documents, maps and photos
VIEW National Institute of Health (NIH) Comprehensive free database of health related studies and research.
VIEW Opposing Viewpoints Online resource covering a wide-range of social issues. Presents full-text articles from journals, Primary source documents, court cases, pro/con essays, statistics, etc.
VIEW ProQuest Central Student Within PCS, search multiple databases covering a wide range of topics. Complete databases in science, technology, education, religion, social sciences, humanities, and news (national and international) are included in this “mega-database.” Within these you’ll find journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, radio transcripts, and a host of other sources.
VIEW Science in Context Covers topics such as Earth and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Space and Technology, Math, Science History, Biographies, experiments, and more.
VIEW SIRS Government Reporter Research on leading issues and provides information by and about the U.S. Government.
VIEW Thomas Register of Manufacturers Search for businesses, manufacturers, products, 2D & 3D CAD models
VIEW Understanding Ancient Civilizations (eBooks) eBooks on the following Civilizations include: Canaan, Greeks, Mayans, Mesopotamia, Aztecs, Incas, Romans, Indus Valley


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