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Traveler Databases:

Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)  2,000+ journals (1,550 peer-reviewed titles) covering computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.      

African American Experience   An authoritative research tool for African American history and culture. It contains primary documents (slave narratives, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, statistics, and more) as well as thesis-driven, peer-reviewed scholarly essays and has 1,500 photographs, maps, and other images


American Indian Experience An in-depth historical account and cultural information database about the indigenous peoples of North America from precontact to the colonial era into the 21st century, and from the Inuit of Alaska to the Seminole of Florida Content includes hundreds of primary documents and media, including treaties, speeches, and captivity narratives as well as traditional storytelling, a wealth of maps, photographs, and video


American Mosaic Suite — African American Experience: American Indian Experience; Latino American Experience - an online collection featuring reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images. The Analyze sections pose historic dilemmas that invite learners to examine issues from all angles and develop their critical thinking skills, while easy-to-use search and browse features facilitate research at every level.  Databases can be searched together or separately.  American Mosaic titles can't be searched with other vendor databases.


Business Source Elite  (EBSCO)  Full text results for 1,100 business publications and economics journals, 500 peer-reviewed beginning in 1985 and detailed company profiles for the world’s 10,000 largest companies.   

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)  CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Discovering Collection (Gale) For middle school and high school students, with content based on national curriculum standards in major subject areas such as history, literature, science and social studies.


Early World of Learning   An online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary
Grades that includes three interactive learning environments 
        Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
        Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level.
         Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them


Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos  A beginning Spanish language reference tool that offers dozens of hands-on activities engage different learning styles, providing explore a wealth of facts, images, and videos with Bilingual features to switch between Spanish and English content.

EBSCOhost Espanol  EBSCOWeb directions and search aides in Spanish language that are produced by machine.  The search results are in English

EBSCOHost Web   Link to entire list of EBSCO databases in the Traveler subscription

English Language Learner (ELL) Reference Center™ (EBSCO) This multi
purpose information resource is designed for middle/high school students and those who are new to the English language. ELL Reference Center content covers a wide range of subject area topics –including Science, History, Civics, Life Skills and Literature – and is written in an age appropriate interest level, using vocabulary and simplified structure helpful to non-native speakers


ERIC (EBSCO)  provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.  
ERIC contains more than 1.4 million records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.


Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) 25,000+ records, annually updated, covering an array of topics in additions to images and brief biographies. *To access, select this from the database list*   

GREENFILE (EBSCO) A freely accessible source focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Sources include scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports

GVRL Virtual Reference Library (Gale) 12 eBooks Reference Sets  Contains full-text access to African-American Years, American Civil War Reference Library;  Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990; Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World;, Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics; Fashion, Costume, and Culture; Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library; Middle East Conflict Reference Library; Presidents: A Reference History; Real-Life Math; Reconstruction Era Reference Library; and UXL American Decades.

Health Source: Consumer Edition   (EBSCO)  Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health from nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.    


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)  550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, featuring the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.   

Kids Search (EBSCO)  a specialized resource that students can search by keyword or by topic and results can be easily sorted by source type: magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source, TOPICSearch, EBSCO Animals, & Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia are searched together.


Latino American Experience  The first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos - the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States - explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States.  The coverage ranges from precontact Aztec and Maya societies to 21st-century political issues like recent immigration law to cultural themes like coming-of-age rituals, music, literature, and cuisine.

Legal Collection  (EBSCO)  Scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies     

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) Beginning in the mid-1960s, subjects include librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more; indexing 500+ core journals, 50+ priority journals, and 125 selective journals.

MAS Ultra:School Edition   (EBSCO) This database  has full text for 500+ popular, high school magazines, with, 360+ full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,783 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 400,972 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text back files (back to 1975) for key magazines.    

MasterFILE Premier  (EBSCO)   Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues  and more. With full text for full text 500+ reference books, over 107,000+ primary source documents, and an Image Collection 510,000+ photos, maps & flags.

MEDLINE (EBSCO ) Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from the National Library of Medicine. 

Middle Search Plus  (EBSCO)  140+ popular, middle school magazines with 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.  All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). 

Newspaper Source  (EBSCO)  Cover-to-cover full text for 35 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. as well as selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers.


NoveList K8   A fiction database that contains enhanced subject access for over 70,000 fiction titles aimed at the elementary and middle school students with fulltext reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist.

Primary Search  (EBSCO)  70+ popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.        
Professional Development Collection  (EBSCO)  Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, 350+ peer-reviewed titles, and  200+ educational reports.  

Regional Business News  (EBSCO)  75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 

Searchasaurus (EBSCO)  a full-text database for elementary school research and reading that can be search by keyword or topic. Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Encyclopedia of Animals, a general dictionary and encyclopedia are search together.

Student Research Center (EBSCO)  SRC allows students to search by keyword or by topic with results sorted by source type: magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra School Edition, Newspaper Source, TOPICSearch and Health Source – Consumer Edition are searched together.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)  TRC provides indexing and abstracts for 270+ of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

TOPICsearch  (EBSCO) a current events database that explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms with 60,000+ articles from 399 diverse sources. 
Vocational, Careers and Technical Education Collection  (EBSCO) Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public with full text coverage for 350+ trade and industry-related periodicals.       

World Book Advanced  A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.


World Book Kids  A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.


World Book Online for Kids A general reference Web site developed especially for younger public library, providing  easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and engaging games, interactive tools, and activities as well as an atlas, maps, flags, science projects and teacher resources.


World Book Online Info Finder  A resource for elementary & middle school students at the public library looking for help with their homework and research projects.  This includes over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, over 10,000 biographies, an atlas, interactive maps, outline maps, science projects and more.


World Book Online Reference Center   A customizable interface tailored to the needs and skills of the public library users, high school age & above, providing a reference tool that has an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases in a fully integrated a single search.


World Book Student  A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

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